Garden City, NY
Fax: (516) 741-6706
Boston University Law School, J.D., 1976
University of Rochester, B.A., 1973
Nassau County Bar Association
Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court
Alexander Hamilton Inn of Court
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York Mediation Panel
Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, Board of Trustees
Touro Law Center Institute For Land Use and Sustainable Development, Chair
New York State
U.S. Supreme Court
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Tax Court
Since January 2008, Richard Eisenberg has been Of Counsel to Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y., practicing in the Corporate law, Corporate Finance, Real Estate and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices. Mr. Eisenberg has a broad range of litigation experience in areas including contracts, securities fraud, RICO, anti-trust, land title matters, patent infringement, insurance coverage disputes, construction claims, corporate valuations and criminal matters. He has conducted jury and non-jury trials to verdict, as well as arbitrations and mediations, in the State and Federal courts throughout the New York metropolitan area. His appellate practice includes appearances before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York State Court of Appeals, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. In his transactional work, Mr. Eisenberg has counseled clients in corporate reorganizations, internal investigations, bankruptcy, real estate financing, contracts, deferred compensation programs, intellectual property matters, mergers and acquisitions, tax matters, environmental compliance and the selection and supervision of outside counsel and accountants.
Notable experience includes:
- Has served as the owner’s representative or project executive on approximately 100 million dollars of completed real estate development projects, both public and private. For these projects, he was responsible for land acquisition, planning, zoning, commercial and retail leasing, mortgage lending, property management, construction agreements and supervision of architects, engineers, and contractors.
- Has served as General Counsel to numerous privately held corporations with interests in military manufacturing, software consulting, consumer products, engineering, construction and property management. In that position, he has directed mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, government and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance and the supervision of litigation throughout the United States.
- Served as the Executive Secretary to a major private family charitable foundation on Long Island; supervised grant-making and administration.
- From 1984-2005 he was a member of the Valley Stream, New York Board of Education. During that period he served several terms as Board President. He worked closely with school district attorneys regarding litigation matters on behalf of the school district and was responsible for the supervision of a multimillion-dollar bond issue for school construction and renovation. In addition, Mr. Eisenberg served as the employer’s representative for the negotiation of public employee contracts over a 14 year period.
Mr. Eisenberg began his career as a Kings County Assistant District Attorney, where he prosecuted felony cases including homicides and public corruption matters. During part of his tenure as an Assistant DA, he was assigned to the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York from 1977 to 1978.