Jeff leads the nationally recognized general obligation bond practice at Harris Beach. He is an experienced public finance and municipal attorney who has acted as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel or insurer’s counsel on thousands of general obligation and revenue bond issues in New York and Connecticut. Jeff also represents numerous 501(c)(3) borrowers in… Continue reading Storch, Jeffrey E.
Jessica assists in the representation of school districts, board members and administrators, as well as institutions of higher learning, on a variety of legal matters, including labor and employment, student discipline, academic affairs, internal investigations, governance and employee discipline/termination. Jessica also prepares legal alerts in the area of general education to ensure that school districts… Continue reading Simonetti, Jessica R.
Stuart’s practice encompasses a variety of corporate and business matters for clients operating in diverse industries, including financial services, manufacturing, food and beverage, technology and healthcare. Stuart focuses on all business needs with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, debt financing transactions, corporate governance and commercial arrangements. Stuart provides established businesses, entrepreneurs… Continue reading Smith, Stuart R.
Christina has many years of experience administering estates and trusts, and focuses her practice on advising and assisting estate and trust fiduciaries and beneficiaries with these matters. Christina manages the firm’s experienced paralegals to guide their clients through related Supreme Court and Surrogate’s Court proceedings, tax matters, accountings, the collection and transfer of assets, and… Continue reading Suits, Christina M.
Marco Silva represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial transactions, with a focus on commercial real estate, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, secured financing, zoning applications and litigation. He also represents businesses in corporate transactions, including securitized financing and litigation and has years of experience as counsel in the title industry. Marco provides… Continue reading Silva, Marco D.
Rajat is an accomplished general counsel, corporate development and governmental affairs senior executive whose experience goes far beyond the law. Across his career, Rajat has led and significantly influenced the strategic direction of several large organizations, including the Delaware North Companies, an international gaming and hospitality conglomerate operating on four continents, and Seneca Gaming Corporation,… Continue reading Shah, Rajat R.
Jeff is a civil litigator with a practice broadly focused on products liability, mass torts and general liability matters. He is experienced in all elements of a case, including taking depositions, drafting and arguing substantive motions, propounding and responding to discovery requests, coordinating expert discovery and fact investigation. Jeff also has extensive trial experience in… Continue reading Sheng, Jeffery J.
As chairman of Harris Beach, Jim leads the management committee in developing the strategic direction of the firm. He served as CEO of Harris Beach from 2005 to 2017. During his tenure he has overseen the expansion of the firm into a leading regional law firm with nationally-recognized practices and consulting subsidiaries, achieving fifty percent… Continue reading Spitz, Jr., James A.
Dan serves on national coordinating counsel teams defending manufacturers against complicated toxic tort and product liability claims. He also defends employers against claims for occupational injury, and is at the forefront of emerging law stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The cases that Dan handles are complex, involving dozens of defendants and scientific evidence in specialized… Continue reading Strecker, Daniel R.
Jeremy assists new, emerging and established businesses with all aspects of corporate and commercial real estate transactions relating to their on-going business operations and strategic initiatives. He has extensive experience in counseling businesses and developers with commercial real estate acquisitions, complex land use transactions and lease negotiations. Jeremy received a Masters of Law in Taxation… Continue reading Speich, Jeremy H.