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Richard L. Herzfeld

0Richard L. Herzfeld 
New York, New York

phone: (212) 818-9019
fax: (212) 986-5316

email: RHerzfeld@bhmlawnyc.com

Richard L. Herzfeld is an experienced corporate attorney and litigator, in practice for over 25 years and providing legal services in both transactional matters and corporate/securities litigation. Mr. Herzfeld received his Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1977, and received a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University in 1984. He has been admitted to practice since 1978 and is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, the United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts, the United States Tax Court and the courts of the State of New York. Mr. Herzfeld also serves from time to time as an NASD and NYSE arbitrator in securities arbitrations. In litigation, Mr. Herzfeld represents businesses and individuals in resolving their commercial and business disputes, at both the trial and appellate levels. His background includes a legal clerkship in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, and he coauthored the shareholders’ brief in a leading New York Court of Appeals case on minority shareholder rights, Matter of Kemp & Beatley, Inc., 64 N.Y.2d 63.

Mr. Herzfeld represents both plaintiffs and defendants in their business and commercial disputes, including matters such as breach of contract, employment disputes, trade secrets, intellectual property, covenants not to compete and shareholder rights.

In addition to his work in general corporate litigation, Mr. Herzfeld is an active securities lawyer, representing both customers and brokerage firms in securities litigation and arbitration for claims such as securities fraud, churning, unsuitability of investments and breach of fiduciary responsibility.

Mr. Herzfeld also represents broker dealers in connection with their securities operations, including broker to broker and customer litigation and SEC, NYSE, NASD and AMEX compliance and regulatory matters.

For transactional matters, Mr. Herzfeld also provides a full range of services for his clients. He is actively involved in counseling clients in connection with the purchase or sale of businesses and in the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.

In connection with his representation of broker dealers and investment advisors, he represents clients in establishing and registering broker dealers, preparing and implementing private placement offerings and SEC, NYSE, NASD and AMEX compliance and regulatory matters.

Mr. Herzfeld represents individuals, corporations, partnerships and LLC’s in the day-to-day operation of their businesses, including the preparation of shareholders’ agreements, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements and employment agreements.

He also provides services in the drafting and negotiation of contracts, represents clients in trademark and other intellectual property issues, including the drafting and negotiation of licensing agreements, and in real estate matters, including the acquisition and sale of commercial and residential real estate and the preparation and review of commercial leases.

In addition to the above, Mr. Herzfeld also provides counsel to individual clients in the areas of estate planning and residential real estate matters.

Andrew Multer

Andrew Multer
New York, New York

phone: (212) 818-9019
fax: (212) 986-5316

email: AMulter@bhmlawnyc.com

Andrew Multer graduated from Harvard College in 1979, and received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, in Boston, in 1987, after five years in journalism. After graduation he clerked for the Hon. Michael H. Dolinger, a Magistrate-Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Multer spent six years as a public defender with The Legal Aid Society’s Manhattan office, gaining invaluable experience as a trial lawyer, negotiator and advocate. In 1996 he became an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department. There, he defended the City, its employees and agencies in various civil matters, specializing in federal civil rights cases.

In 1999, Mr. Multer became General Counsel to Pilates, Inc., which he represented in numerous trademark and partnership dissolution suits while negotiating contracts with local and international affiliates and handling employment and other general business matters.

With scores of trials to verdict and 16 years of courtroom experience, Mr. Multer brings proven litigation and negotiation skills, as well as a practical understanding of the workings of corporate and other business entities, to the firm.

Mr. Multer is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York.

Allan M. Bahn

Allan M. Bahn
New York, New York

phone: (212) 818-9019
fax: (212) 986-5316

email: ABahn@bhmlawnyc.com

Allan M. Bahn graduated from the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University School of Law. Prior to entering private practice he had a distinguished career in New York City government.

Mr. Bahn started his legal career as a law clerk in the Massachusetts Superior Court prior to joining the New York County District Attorney’s office in 1989. There he distinguished himself in the trial and rackets bureaus prosecuting multi-national drug organizations and organized crime groups operating in the construction industry. He has tried dozens of complex felony cases.

Mr. Bahn thereafter served in the New York City Department of Investigation as Inspector General for the Departments of Design & Construction and Transportation. There, he led investigations into municipal and contractor fraud and corruption. Mr. Bahn was subsequently recruited by the Mayor’s office to serve as Deputy Commissioner for Facilities and Construction and Special Counsel in the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS).

Allan M. Bahn practices in the areas of construction, civil and white collar criminal litigation and contracts. Mr. Bahn also focuses his practice in the areas of governmental relations and internal integrity investigations for corporate clients. Mr. Bahn frequently serves as an owner’s representative on construction and development projects in the New York metropolitan area. He has been a consultant on such notable projects as the AOL/Time Warner Center project, Museum Tower/Museum of Modern Art Reconstruction, and the YMCA Vornado development on West 63rd Street in Manhattan.

Mr. Bahn is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in New York and Massachusetts.