Cohen Compagni Beckman Appler & Knoll, PLLC was formed in 2013 by the healthcare group that was recently named Tier 1 by U.S. News & World Report. The only practice group so rated in all of Central New York.
While part of Scolaro, Shulman, Cohen, Fetter & Burstein, P.C. (now Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, P.C.,) the Partners of the Firm were those that received Best Firm status in the areas of Corporate Financial Law, Corporate Law and Employee Benefits Law. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based upon a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Our firm's healthcare practice attorneys have an unique understanding of the practical business, regulatory, economic and political interactions particular to the healthcare industry and apply their combined expertise and experience to assist our clients. With a particular emphasis on the representation of individually licensed physicians, dentists, optometrists, occupational and physical therapists, diagnostic and treatment centers, multi-specialty groups and their respective practices and professional organizations, our attorneys have distinguished themselves with their abilities to provide creative solutions to complex legal problems.
Our firm's business law attorneys provide general corporate advice and representation to our clients in connection with entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, private placement financing, stockholders’ and partnership agreements, employment, compensation and incentive arrangements. We represent large companies and small, closely-held businesses in a wide array of industries.
Commercial Real Estate Law
The firm’s real estate practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate law including real estate finance (construction loans, interim and permanent loans and mezzanine financings), acquisitions and sales of real property and commercial leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants.
Professional License Defense
Our attorneys are experienced in representing New York professionals in the investigatory and disciplinary process. We have represented professionals in numerous investigatory interviews and administrative hearings. We are experienced in negotiating favorable terms with prosecutors representing OPD or the BPMC. Our representation does not end with discipline. We know the effects a discipline will have with third party payors and continue to represent our clients with regard to the aftermath of the discipline. We are proud that our clients remain with us for years afterward and the majority have returned to full and rewarding careers following a discipline by BPMC or OPD.
Firm Practice Areas
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Health Care Law