Founded in 1976, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is one of Long Island's most acclaimed and distinguished full service law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as those in New York City. The firm employs over 60 attorneys across more than a dozen practice groups. Our attorneys counsel a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, contractors, architects, engineers and individuals.

Our attorneys are among the most experienced and accomplished in the region. As leaders in their profession, our attorneys have been trained at the finest learning institutions nationwide and have established a reputation for using inventive strategies to offer practical legal counsel.

Keeping to our high standards of quality, our attorneys use a client-focused approach to assess our clients'‚Äč needs and deliver innovative solutions to help them achieve their goals. Clients have long embraced the benefits of our personalized representation. Our attorneys are dedicated to obtaining outstanding outcomes in the most complex legal and business matters.

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  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Cannabis Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Foreclosure Exposure

by Lindsay Mesh Lotito and Zachary J. Manasia

New York recently passed new legislation surrounding foreclosure law, but questions linger about how much it will help—or hurt—those it affects.

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Be Careful What You’re Waiving

by Danielle E. Tricolla and Gabriella E. Botticelli

It’s not true that any correspondence between attorney and client is de facto privileged. That protective wall can crumble quite easily, in fact. Here’s a primer.

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Brick to Click

by Lindsay Mesh Lotito

Trends in commercial real estate have been fast-tracked by the pandemic. Here’s what lenders and borrowers must do to ensure their viability in a rapidly changing world.


The Virtual Courtroom

by Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla

Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.


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Extinguishing Restrictive Covenants Imposed as a Condition of Zoning Approvals

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