Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Legal counsel at The Law Offices of Neal Brickman, P.C., focus their practice on the following areas:

Employment Law

The firm represents both employers and employees in federal and state courts and in a variety of different arbitration forums. We have been responsible for creating new law that has eroded the employment at will doctrine and redefined the circumstances under which a restrictive covenant can be enforced. We handle discrimination claims and restrictive covenant and raiding disputes. We also negotiate and draft employment contracts and separation agreements. The firm remains at the forefront of constantly changing and evolving employment law so that we can zealously and expertly represent the interests of our clients in these contentious and complex disputes.

Securities Law

The firm remains at the forefront of constantly changing securities law and is a frequent participant in FINRA Arbitrations on behalf of individual registered representatives, member organizations, and aggrieved investors. Our encyclopedic knowledge of the financial services industry coupled with our dedication, diligence and experience has earned the firm a reputation for success and effectiveness.

Commercial Litigation

The Law Offices of Neal Brickman, P.C. has a long and distinguished history of effectively handling all types of complex general commercial disputes ranging, from breach of contract actions, to fraudulent conveyance claims, to partnership and shareholder disputes. We feel equally at home in state or federal courts as well as in various arbitration forums. The firm tenaciously litigates these disputes, while remaining focused on achieving a quick and satisfactory resolution.

Litigation Risk Management and Business Advisory

Ironically, experience in litigation helps our clients avoid litigation. We understand the stakes and financial costs in assessing risks and providing legal advice. Our job is to provide protection for our clients and not treat litigation as a profit center. Trial is a last resort. However, that option should never be excluded and is often an effective tool in negotiated solutions.

Construction and Surety Law

Delays, change orders and efficiency problems can delay or end a construction project valued in the hundreds of thousands or multimillion dollars. Steps can be taken to protect an investment, preserve the integrity of the building’s design and protect a contractor’s right to just compensation. However, to enforce construction contracts, a professional needs the level of sophisticated, seasoned and aggressive legal counsel The Law Offices of Neal Brickman, P.C., is known for throughout New York.

Insurance Law

Questions regarding insurance coverage and disputes relating to the payment of benefits to an insured in the event of a “covered event” are complex and daunting. The Law Offices of Neal Brickman, P.C., is your efficient, cost-effective alternative to handle these challenging legal issues. The firm has extensive experience in dealing with insurance-related matters involving property and casualty, disability, business interruption, and salary protection insurance.

Real Estate

We represent both sellers and buyers of residential real estate, including single family homes, cooperative apartments, and condominiums. We pride ourselves on paying attention to detail and in making sure that transactions actually close, while ensuring that our clients’ interests are protected and that they are not exposed to unnecessary and unwanted risk. The firm is known for the caring and personalized attention that we provide to our  satisfied clients, who often return to the firm for their next purchase or sale.

Mediation Services

Neal Brickman has, with increasing frequency, acted as a private mediator in a variety of different commercial disputes. His broad range of experience, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, gives him an unique perspective on the advantages of resolving these disputes early in the process and the challenges that each party faces in litigating these disputes to conclusion. His penchant for knowing the law, understanding the underlying facts, and garnering the trust of attorneys for both the plaintiffs and defendants that appear before him, have contributed to his success as a private mediator.

We invite you to contact our law firm by calling 212-986-6840. At that time, we will be pleased to provide personal references and an initial consultation without commitment or obligation on your part.