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Reza Ebrahimi

Mr. Ebrahimi is a general practitioner with a concentration in commercial transactions, real estate and business law. He is experienced in several fields, including civil litigation, administrative law, environmental law, real estate, leasing, landlord tenant, wills/estate administration and legal and business matters related to gas stations and the motor fuel industry. His practice also includes complex commercial agreements/transactions, business asset and stock purchase/sales, corporate/LLC matters, employment law, and land use.

Mr. Ebrahimi received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2005. He obtained his B.A. in 2000 in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

During law school, Mr. Ebrahimi worked as a law clerk at the New York State Attorney General’s Office in both the Securities and Real Estate Investment Protection Bureaus. He also clerked at the New York City office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Mr. Ebrahimi is admitted to practice law in New York State and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

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Bryan C. Van Cott

Mr. Van Cott has honed his skill as a business lawyer by developing a general practice with a strong emphasis on corporate and commercial transactions, real estate matters, and commercial litigation.

On the transactional side, Mr. Van Cott has assisted business clients with, among other things, initial start-up, mergers and acquisitions including stock and asset sales, day-to-day business and legal consulting needs, and the negotiation and drafting of a wide variety of contracts and business agreements. He has closed numerous mergers and acquisitions that have ranged from a purchase or sale of a small business to a complex $58M sale of assets to a subsidiary of Tyco International (US) Inc. In addition to his experience drafting and negotiating asset purchase, stock purchase, and merger agreements, Mr. Van Cott has considerable experience negotiating and drafting a variety of other business agreements including employment, shareholder, confidentiality, non-compete, license agreements, and commercial real estate leases.

With regard to real estate, Mr. Van Cott offers his clients counsel on a wide variety of matters whether residential or commercial in nature. His experience includes purchases and sales of real estate, lender financing, refinances, landlord-tenant matters including the negotiation and drafting of leases, ground leases, summary proceedings, and assistance with land use, zoning, and environmental issues.

To round out his practice, Mr. Van Cott also assists clients in successfully resolving civil disputes. Often the best resolution is a negotiated one that avoids the time, expense and uncertainty of litigation. When litigation is unavoidable, however, Mr. Van Cott is adept at successfully litigating a wide variety of claims in both state and federal courts including contract, construction, employment, landlord-tenant, insurance, real estate, trade secret, and unfair competition claims.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Syracuse University in 1993 (magna cum laude), Mr. Van Cott went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School in 1996 where he was a member of and bench brief editor for the Moot Court Executive Board and an editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. He has also studied at the Cornell Law School/L’université De Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) Institute of International & Comparative Law in Paris, France.

Mr. Van Cott is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey.

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Janice L. Snead

Ms. Snead has a general practice with an emphasis in the areas of matrimonial law, guardianship proceedings, real estate and civil litigation.

Ms. Snead has successfully litigated real estate matters involving residential and commercial sales, easement and boundary disputes, as well as adverse possession claims and routinely counsels clients on the sale and purchase of real estate, land use and zoning matters.

In addition, Ms. Snead represents small businesses and individuals with respect to incorporation, purchase or sale of a business, including drafting and negotiating asset purchase and stock purchase agreements, non-compete agreements, and commercial real estate leases.

Ms. Snead is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and has earned the highest national rating for legal ability and general ethical standards by achieving the prestigious “AV” peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which rating recognizes attorneys for the highest level of skill, integrity and professional excellence.

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Peter M. Mott

Mr. Mott has a general practice with experience in all forms of real estate and commercial transactions, Surrogate’s Court practice, estate litigation, estate planning, general civil litigation, matrimonial actions and Family Court matters.

 

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Lisa Clare Kombrink

Ms. Kombrink serves private and government clients in real estate, land use, zoning, environmental, conservation and general municipal matters. She became a partner of the firm in 2009 after many years in public service.

Ms. Kombrink offers her clients a sophisticated understanding of real estate transactions as well as local codes and administrative procedures, including the public hearing and legislative process. She enjoys presenting complex land use applications to local administrative boards, and representing property owners and municipalities in land use and environmental litigation. She is well known for her seemingly effortless presentations of complex issues to administrative boards, civic groups and courts.

As part of her practice, she also focuses on local farmland and open space preservation efforts. This includes drafting conservation easements and legislation and facilitating community programs on conservation techniques.

She has served as Town Attorney for the Town of Southampton, head of the highly respected Town Attorney’s Office, and counsel to the Supervisor and Town Board and other Town officials. She also represented the Southampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. Her government service also includes working as Village Attorney for the Village of Sag Harbor, counsel to the Mayor and Board of Trustees, Zoning Board and Planning Board.

Ms. Kombrink is a member of the Board of Directors of Southampton Hospital and is a Trustee of the East End Health Alliance. She has been a guest lecturer at the Suffolk Academy of Law, the New School for Social Research, NBI and Siena Spirituality Center at Villa Maria, and has appeared on CNN, CBS Morning News, Court TV and Public Access TV.

Ms. Kombrink received her J.D. in 1983 from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served as Notes and Comments Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. She graduated with High Honors from Illinois State University in 1977 with a B.A. in English.

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Suffolk County Bar Association, Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee

Anne Marie Goodale

For years, Ms. Goodale has personally assisted clients to establish estate plans that suit their needs, including the creation of trust agreements, wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and health care proxies. While Ms. Goodale’s practice is primarily focused on estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law, and taxation, she is also experienced in the areas of business succession planning, charitable giving and real estate transactions. She has lectured on the subject of estate and trusts, and long-term care planning, and is responsible for conducting many in-house seminars on estate planning.

Ms. Goodale received her Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from LeMoyne College. While at St. John’s University, Ms. Goodale served as a notes and comments editor for the St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary in addition to having a note published in the journal.

Ms. Goodale currently resides in Aquebogue with her husband and four children.

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Martin D. Finnegan

Mr. Finnegan is a partner in the firm and has a general practice with an emphasis in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation, land use and zoning and corporate matters. Before joining Twomey, Latham in 2001, Martin practiced law for nine years in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and with the firm of Berkman, Henoch, Peterson & Peddy, P.C. in Garden City. Martin left the firm in 2009 to accept an appointment to serve as the Town Attorney for his hometown of Southold. After nearly six years of service as counsel to the Southold Town Supervisor, Town Board members and all elected and appointed officials, Martin returned to the firm in 2015.

Mr. Finnegan is a graduate of Lehigh University where he earned a degree in International Business and Government. He also studied at the University of Brussels, Belgium as part of a comprehensive study of the European Economic Community and NATO, and at the University of Padua in Italy where he completed intensive study of international business transactions and law. He received his Juris Doctorate at Widener University School of Law and is admitted to practice law before the state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Martin resides with his wife and their seven children in Mattituck on the North Fork of Long Island where he has served as the President of the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce, as a coach for the Mattituck-Cutchogue Little League and as a member of the North Fork Business Advisory Board.

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