April 7, 2010, Garden City, New York, NY
ROSENBERG FORTUNA & LAITMAN, LLP
ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF NEW ATTORNEY
David I. Rosenberg, Senior Partner in the Garden City-based law firm of Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman, LLP, has announced that William Schleifer has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice Groups. As an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Schleifer drafts litigation documents, researches legal issues, writes memoranda of law, prepares pleadings, motion papers and discovery, conducts and defends depositions, and negotiates settlement agreements. He also assists in trial preparation and attends Court conferences and hearings. In the Appellate Practice Group, he assists in the preparation of cases for the firm’s representation of appellants and respondents before federal and state appellate courts.
ABOUT MR. SCHLEIFER
While attending St. John’s University School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude in 2009, Mr. Schleifer was actively engaged in the practical application of his law school studies. He worked for a year as a legal intern with the Office of the General Council of a prominent national life insurance company, conducting research and writing memoranda. He previously served as a law intern in the St. John’s University Child Advocacy Clinic, and at a law firm in Floral Park, New York. Mr. Schleifer has served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Harold Baer, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he assisted in the drafting of nine decisions, and conducted pre-hearing research. Additionally, he was a judicial extern for the Honorable Arthur J. Cooperman, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Queens County, and was a research assistant for Dean Mary Daly, the John V. Brennan Chair of Law and Ethics at St. John’s. Mr. Schleifer is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut. His article,
Thompson v. Toyota Motor Corp., was published in 21 N.Y. Int. L. Rev. 121 (Winter 2008).
ABOUT ROSENBERG FORTUNA & LAITMAN, LLP
Founded by David I. Rosenberg in 1992, the firm has achieved substantial growth over the past two decades. Its attorneys concentrate in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate, corporate law and appellate law, with offices in Garden City and New York City. The firm’s clients, located in Long Island, New York City and throughout the Tri-State area, range from Fortune 1000 companies to local, family run businesses, individuals, and municipalities. Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman staff and attorneys embrace a culture of philanthropy and good will. Its civic, not-for-profit, humanitarian and charitable involvement, including pro bono legal work, are a testament to the firm’s belief of giving back to the community.