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2014 New York Super Lawyers Recognizes Great Neck Resident David H. Peirez

October 6, 2014 Posted in: Press Releases

Great Neck resident David H. Peirez, a partner at Reisman Peirez Reisman & Capobianco in Garden City, has been named to the New York Super Lawyers business litigation list for the sixth consecutive year, as one of the top attorneys in New York for 2014. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are recognized by Super Lawyers for this recognition.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to

The first Super Lawyers list was published in 1991 and by 2009 the rating service had expanded nationwide. In February 2010, Super Lawyers was acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals.

Mr. Peirez leads theReisman Peirez Reisman & Capobianco Corporate Law, Electronic Commerce, Environmental Law, Business Transactions and Litigation practices. He 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.

New York State Comptroller Thomas F. DiNapoli appointed Mr. 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.

Mr. Peirez has a long record of public service. He was appointed by Governor George Pataki to the seven-member Nassau County Interim Finance Authority, where he served for four years. Governor Mario Cuomo appointed him 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.