Position: Associate


Steven T. Cheng

Steven T. Cheng is an Associate in the Corporate Department at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. Mr. Cheng focuses his practice on general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and other business and financial transactions. He represents corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, from startups to established companies, on a variety of matters, including, structuring, drafting and negotiating transactions, corporate governance, securities offerings, and their day-to-day operations. Mr. Cheng also represents issuers, lenders and borrowers in their funding activities, including joint ventures, equity investments, and debt financings.

 



Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cheng served as Counsel to Bohrer PLLC and before that he was an Associate with Brown Rudnick, LLP.

Jordan D. Weiss

Jordan D. Weiss is an Associate to the Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization Law group at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. located in Garden City, New York.

Mr. Weiss’ practice focuses on advising clients in the area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights with significant experience in representing debtors, creditors and trustees in chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

Before joining Meyer Suozzi, Mr. Weiss was an Associate at a boutique bankruptcy firm on Long Island. After graduating from law school, Jordan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Grossman, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Weiss received his J.D., cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Jordan was a Notes Editor for the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, and his student note, Non-Dischargeability of Mixed Student Debt, 13 Cardozo Pub. L. Pol’y & Ethics J. 281 (2014), was selected for publication.

 

Matthew A. Marcucci

Matthew A. Marcucci is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Matt is a courtroom-ready commercial litigator who handles complex disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property violations, shareholder disputes, and “business divorces,” among other things.  His clients run the gamut from publicly-traded multinational corporations to middle-market businesses and individual professionals. Matt is also one of a handful of attorneys who have represented Native American tribes, including one of New York State’s recognized Indian nations in eastern Long Island.

In 2018 and 2019, Matt was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication.  He shares this distinction with no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state.

Matt received his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.  While in law school, he served as a judicial intern at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  In addition to practicing law, Matt is also an accomplished musician and has proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.

Elisa M. Santoro

Elisa M. Santoro is an Associate in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Department at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. Ms. Santoro focuses on estate planning for high net worth clients including the preparation of wills and a multitude of trusts designed to minimize estate and gift taxes, including Grantor Trusts, QPRTs, CRUT/CRATs, and ILITs. She handles all facets of estate and trust administration, including the preparation of estate tax returns, and estate and trust accountings, as well as will and accounting contests and guardianship proceedings.  In addition, Ms. Santoro has extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate matters and all aspects of land use and zoning proceedings.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Santoro was an Associate with John J. Randall, Esq. in Long Island. Prior to that, she was a law clerk for the Law Offices of Christopher W. Newton in La Jolla, California. During law school, Ms. Santoro was a staff writer for the California Western Law Review & International Law Journal, where she also received the American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law.

Daniel B. Rinaldi

Daniel B. Rinaldi is an Associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Cybersecurity Litigation practice groups at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Mr. Rinaldi represents individuals and businesses, including not-for-profits and municipalities, in litigation in state, federal, and alternative dispute resolution fora.

Mr. Rinaldi practices in areas of the law such as contracts, labor and employment, business torts, including interference with contractual relations, misappropriation of trade secrets, and fraudulent conveyances, corporations and other business organizations, including partnerships and LLCs, insurance, and civil rights.

In 2019, Mr. Rinaldi was named to the New York Super Lawyers – Rising Star list.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Rinaldi was an Associate in the Litigation Department at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York City.

Michael A. Serpico

Michael A. Serpico is an Associate in the firm’s Personal Injury Department at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Serpico has significant experience in state and federal civil litigation from intake to appeal. He has also secured numerous successful appellate decisions, including Aloise v Saulo, 51 AD3d 829 [2d Dept 2008], Castro v Salem Truck Leasing, Inc., 63 AD3d 1095 [2d Dept 2009], Morreale v 105 Page Homeowners Assn., Inc., 2010 NY Slip Op 08714 [2d Dept 2010], Himmelberger v 40-50 Brighton First Rd. Apts. Corp., 2012 NY Slip Op 02636 [2d Dept 2012], Sorrentini v Netta Realty Group, 2012 NY Slip Op 07608 [1st Dept 2012], Torres v Saint Vincent’s Catholic Med. Ctrs. of N.Y., 2014 NY Slip Op 03256 [2d Dept 2014], Santoro v Geico, 14 NY Slip Op 03821 [2d Dept 2014], Balram v CJ Transp., LLC, 2015 NY Slip Op 02921 [2d Dept 2015], and 40-50 Brighton First Rd. Apts. Corp. v Henderson, 2015 NY Slip Op 25406 [App Term, 2d Dept, 2d, 11th and 13th Jud Dists 2015]

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Serpico was the Senior Associate at the Law Office of Everett J. Petersson, P.C., in Brooklyn, New York. Previously, he served as a Judicial Law Extern for The Honorable Doris Ling-Cohan of New York State Supreme Court, who is now a Justice of the Appellate Term, First Department.

Michael P. Reynolds

Michael P. Reynolds is an Associate at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. and is part of the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation practice group located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Reynolds’ practice includes tax certiorari, institutional compliance/risk management and private investigations. In addition to his experience as a tax certiorari attorney, he has extensive experience as a civil trial attorney and investigator, as well as a municipal attorney responsible for internal compliance matters, including State I.G. Investigations.

 



Prior to joining Meyer Suozzi, Mr. Reynolds served as a Deputy County Attorney for the Tax Certiorari & Condemnation Bureau at the Nassau County Attorney’s Office. Mr. Reynolds began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. Later, he became a staff attorney with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and was an associate at several Long Island based law firms.

 

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