Steven R. Schlesinger heads the fi rm’s litigation and appellate practice groups. His areas of practice include general civil litigation, commercial and real estate matters and bankruptcy. He has been counsel to clients in many federal and state court trials.
For certain government agencies, he has acted as special counsel. In the commercial world, he has served as a director of three publicly held corporations. Among his more unique cases are those in which he has litigated on behalf of elected offi cials, including the governor of the state of New York. Schlesinger has been appointed by the Appellate Division, Second Department as a member of the Character and Fitness Committee and served as the chairman of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. He’s also a member of the litigation committee of the American Bar Association and of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.