Partner and Chair of Corporate Department Joseph V. Cuomo Honored by the Long Island Business News with the Leadership in Law Award

November 19, 2015 — Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Department Joseph V. Cuomo will be honored by the Long Island Business News with the Leadership of Law award. The Leadership in Law Award recognizes experience, dedication, hard work, skill, and excellence and is dedicated to those individuals whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has had a positive impact on Long Island.

Joseph V. Cuomo concentrates his practice on the representation of private and public companies and emerging businesses with respect to business law and transactional matters.  He serves as “outside” general counsel to numerous middle market private companies.  His practice also encompasses the representation of institutional and individual investors (including venture capital funds) and private equity funds with respect to their portfolio company transactions.

Mr. Cuomo’s business and transactional experience includes corporate equity and debt financings, early stage and venture capital round financings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, entity formation and maintenance, shareholders agreements, limited liability company agreements, business divorce, shareholder oppression, corporate reorganizations and liquidations, securities law compliance, employment and consulting agreements, entertainment and sports agreements, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements, private label agreements, marketing agreements, promotional agreements, and a wide variety of other commercial agreements.

Mr. Cuomo is the founder and director of the Long Island General Counsel Network, a networking group for Long Island and NYC metro area in-house counsel. Mr. Cuomo was named by Long Island Business News as one of its “40 Rising Stars Under the Age of 40,” (2002) and was recognized by L.I. Pulse Magazine as one of the region’s “Top Legal Eagles”. In addition, he has been selected by his peers as a New YorkSuper Lawyers.

Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island’s most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs 60 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.

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