Ira S. Newman
Practice Areas: Banking Law; Commercial Litigation; Business Law; Buying and Selling Businesses; Contracts; Corporate Law; Trusts and Estates; Wills; Probate;Landlord and Tenant Law; Real Estate;Alternative Dispute Resolution; Securities Arbitration; Education Law; Insurance Law; Labor Law; Commercial Leases; Commercial Debt Collections; Regulatory Law; Securities; Consumer Law; Employee Benefits;Debtor and Creditor; Closely Held Business; Employment Contracts;Licensing Agreements; Trade Secrets; E Commerce; Construction; Joint Ventures; Mergers; Tax Planning; Business Formation; Business Litigation; Personnel Policies;Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations; DWI; Traffic Violations; Libel, Slander and Defamation; Misdemeanors; Lemon Law;Criminal Law; Wage and Hour Law
Admitted: 1967, New York; 1975, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1990, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 2000, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2011, United States Supreme Court.
Law School: New York University Law School (J.D., 1966; LL.M., 1969)
College: State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., 1963)
Member: Nassau County, New York State and American Bar Associations; New York State Trial Lawyers. Association; American Arbitration Association; American Trial Lawyers Association.
Biography: First Assistant Counsel, New York State Banking Department, 1973-1981. General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President, Bank Leumi Trust Company of New York, 1981-1990. Former Arbitrator: National Association of Securities Dealers; American Arbitration Association; New York Stock Exchange. Arbitrator: Nassau County District Court.