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Steven Altman

Steven Altman

Commercial Trial and Business Lawyer - 30 years of invaluable experience
  • Business Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction Law...
  • New York
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Summary

Steven Altman has practiced law for more than 30 Years. In that time, he has litigated complex commercial cases at the highest standards of practice and numerous small and modest size matters on a cost effective basis. He has extensive dispute resolution experience designing, developing and implementing strategies to economically solve business problems for clients. As a business lawyer with numerous contacts in a wide array of business areas, he is a “go to” person for finding the most suitable person for countless tasks, including securing financing and structuring transactions.

Among innumerable others, Mr. Altman’s professional accomplishments include:
- Resolving a $10 million oceanfront construction fire loss for a Wainscot, NY custom home builder, and turning it into more than $13 million in new business from well-known restaurateur
- Lead trial counsel successfully prosecuted to collected judgment an action against Network Solutions founder Emmet McHenry brought by former merger and acquisitions player Dennis Levine based on $200 million financing secured for NetCom Solutions
- Lead trial counsel in action against Michael Jackson for fees earned in connection with
securing refinancing for his then $272 million bank debt, which settled on morning of first day of trial
- Lead trial counsel in settled action against company owned and controlled by prominent Dominican Hazoury family and Deutsche Bank and others arising out of thwarted real estate development

Philanthropic Endeavors:
Founder “Homework Matters!” MS 22 Bronx, NY Provide positive role modeling to inspire underprivileged students to reach their highest potential; to date introduced more than 900 students to potential career paths not otherwise attainable
Group Facilitator Long Island Teen Institute Head small group workshops on teen leadership at weekend retreats for high school students
Member Forward Thinkers Junto. Modeled after Benjamin Franklin’s Iron Apron Club

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Initial consultation is always free
  • Contingent Fees
    on certain matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Ziegler Ziegler & Altman LLP
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Partner
Zevnik Horton LLP
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Litigation Associate
Proskauer Rose
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Education
New York Law School
J.D. (1986) | Law
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Honors: Articles Editor, Journal of International and Comparative Law Charles W. Froessel Brief Writing Award
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Boston University
B.S. (1983) | Business Administration
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2099554
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Steven Altman, Esq. - Commercial Trial and Business Lawyer
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Matter of Altman
New York Appellate Division, First Department
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Contact & Map
East Hampton
P.O. Box 781
East Hampton, NY 11937
USA
Telephone: (917) 207-3001
Fax: (646) 349-3387