Profile

Rich focuses his practice on providing general counsel and litigation services in the areas of labor and employment law, municipal law, and land use and zoning. 

Rich served in-house as general counsel to one of New York’s largest townships for close to a decade and continues to represent various municipal entities in a general or litigation counsel capacity today. He takes an aggressive approach to defending claims against his clients, aiming to resolve them, whenever possible, in the most efficient manner and at the earliest possible juncture. Recent and representative examples of Rich’s litigation results include:

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  • Listed in:
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
      • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member, Hofstra Law Review

  • Hot Topics in Labor Negotiations and Collective Bargaining, New York State Government Finance Officers’ Association, Inc., October 3, 2017

  • Quoted in "Avoiding Pitfalls, Risks When Employees Work Remotely," Newsday, August 16, 2019
  • Quoted in "Bridging the Gender Gap," Long Island Business News, April 8, 2019
  • Quoted in "Will Bonus Affect Her Unemployment Benefits or Will Timing Save Them?," Newsday, March 25, 2019