About The Firm

Combining the best features of small and large urban law firms, Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP provides its clients with quality legal talent, breadth of practice and modern technology without any sacrifice of the small firm attributes which have distinguished it since its formation in 1970. Personal attention, efficiency, expertise and congeniality is Meltzer Lippe's mission.

It is this concept that has enabled Meltzer, Lippe to attract as clients not only Fortune 500 companies, but also an increasing number of medium-sized public and private corporations, real estate developers, venture capitalists and individuals on Long Island, throughout the U.S., and the world.

Meltzer, Lippe is a full-service business law firm providing clients with domestic and international corporate and securities, tax, labor and employment, litigation, health care, intellectual property, product liability defense, financial, employee benefits, bankruptcy/creditors' rights, workout, and real estate legal services as well as a broad range of personal services including wills and trusts, estate planning and administration, matrimonial and family law.

Meltzer, Lippe's most precious asset-our professional staff-has been educated at the nation's finest universities and law schools, and have received early training and experience at many of New York City's largest and most prestigious law firms. Others have served and continue to serve our federal and local governments as well as various Long Island business associations including the Long Island Association, Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet) and the Association for a Better Long Island. Meltzer, Lippe attorneys serve their clients as business advisors, with several as members of their clients' Boards of Directors. Above all, Meltzer Lippe attorneys are "hands-on" people who understand the practical realities of your business.

Meltzer, Lippe's corporate partners have not only been key players in the reorganizations and mergers of Fortune 500 companies, but have also advised the principals of closely-held business with respect to their financings and initial public offerings (IPOs). Meltzer, Lippe's tax practice serves the firm's diverse clients, which includes wealthy individuals, closely-held business and public companies in the domestic and international arenas. The tax group plans transactions and handles tax litigation at the local, state and federal levels.

The litigation group routinely handles complex, fast moving business and commercial disputes in state and federal court, through trial or on appeal. The real estate group not only negotiates multi-million dollar real estate acquisitions and financing, but also provides services on personal real estate matters. The labor and employment law group handles employment discrimination litigation, ERISA litigation, NLRB and OSHA matters and employment policies, agreements and supervisory training for both large and small employers.

Meltzer, Lippe is proud of the quality of its work. As the firm grows, so does its expertise and depth. Meltzer, Lippe looks forward to a position of leadership at the dawn of the new century.