David H. Peirez
- Seymour J. Reisman
- David H. Peirez
- Jerome Reisman
- Michael J. Angelo
- Joseph Capobianco
- John B. Riordon
Of Counsel to the Firm
Leading our New York Law Firm in Corporate Law, Trademark and Copyright, Electronic Commerce, Environmental Law, Business Transactions, and Commercial Litigation, David H. Peirez brings his years of experience as Chairman and CEO of a mid-size listed company with over 2000 employees to his clients. Bridging the gap between protecting his client's legal rights and ensuring maximum profitability through creative solutions, David understands the needs of the corporate client.
As an expert in the industry, David has lectured and written on a variety of topics concerning Federal and State environmental law and hazardous waste litigation, as well as Electronic Commerce including the legal issues surrounding the Internet and electronic commerce.
In March of 2007 New York State Comptroller Thomas F. DiNapoli appointed David H. Peirez Chairman of the New York State Comptroller's Real Estate Advisory Committee for the New York State Common Retirement Fund. It is the nation's third largest pension fund with nearly $160 billion in total assets and over $9 billion allocated to the real estate investments which Mr. Peirez' committee oversees.
Prior this this, David was named by Governor George Pataki to the seven-member Nassau County Interim Finance Authority, where he served for four years. In 1982, Governor Mario Cuomo appointed David to the New York State Job Development Authority (now known as the Empire State Development Corporation), which provides loans to aid and improve employment opportunities. He served for 12 years and was Vice Chairman. Additionally, David was appointed and served as a founding member of the Advisory Committee to establish Hofstra's E-Commerce Institute in the Scott Skodnek Business Development Center at Hofstra University.
A.B. 1958 – Bowdoin College
J.D. 1961 – Washington & Lee University and New York University
Phi Delta Phi
Super Lawyers, 2007-2011
Long Island Business News' Top 25 Lawyers, 2002-2004
The Mental Health Association of Nassau County Executive of the Year, 2005
Long Island Philharmonic-Chairman of the Board, 1997-2002
Nassau County Interim Finance Authority, 2000-2004
New York State Job Development Authority - Board Member and Vice Chairman, 1983-1996
American Arbitration Association - Member of the National Panel of Arbitrators,
Nassau County Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Federal Bar Council
Anti-Defamation League Torch of Liberty Award, 1993
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award, 1983
United Jewish Appeal & Federation of Jewish Philanthropies Long Island Attorney-Business Executive Award, 1982
U.S. Army Commendation Medal, 1963
American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Field of Law, 1961
Members of a Limited Liability Company May Now Commence Derivative Actions on Behalf of the LLC, New York State Bar Association Journal