attorney_Steven Altman

Steven Altman

Altman & Company PC

Attorney Steven Altman is a Member of Altman & Company PC, a law firm in East Hampton, NY. As a lawyer in East Hampton, New York, attorney Altman serves Suffolk County, as well as clients throughout New York.

Contact Information
Phone
: 9172073001
Fax : 6463493387
Areas of Practice
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
Admitted to Practice Law
  • 1987, New York
Education
College
: Boston University, BSBA, 1983
Law School : New York Law School, JD, 1986
Graduated : 1986
Biographical Information

Steven Altman has practiced law for more than 30 Years. In that time, he has litigated complex commercial cases at the highest standards of practice and numerous small and modest size matters on a cost effective basis. Steven has extensive dispute resolution experience designing, developing and implementing strategies to economically solve business problems for clients. As a business lawyer with numerous contacts in a wide array of business areas, he is often referred to as a “go to” person for finding the most suitable person for countless tasks, including securing financing and structuring transactions.

Among innumerable others, Mr. Altman’s professional accomplishments include:

- Resolving a $10 million oceanfront construction fire loss for a Wainscot, NY custom home builder, and turning it into more than $13 million in new business from well-known restaurateur

- Successfully prosecuting to collected judgment an action against Network Solutions founder Emmet McHenry brought by former merger and acquisitions player Dennis Levine based on $200 million financing secured for NetCom Solutions

- Lead trial counsel in action against Michael Jackson for fees earned in connection with
securing refinancing for his then $272 million bank debt, which settled on morning of first day of trial

- Lead trial counsel in settled action against company owned and controlled by prominent Dominican Hazoury family and Deutsche Bank and others arising out of thwarted real estate development

Areas of Practice:
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law and Litigation
Contracts
Employment Law
Entertainment and Sports Law
Matrimonial Law
Securities Litigation
Business Formation and Planning

Past Employment:
Ziegler, Ziegler & Altman LLP – Partner (1994-2004)
Zevnik Horton LLP - Partner (1999-2000)
Proskauer Rose LLP – Litigation Associate (1986-1993)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore - Managing Clerk’s Office

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Keith’s Nervous Breakdown LLC - Advisory Board Member

Education:
Boston University School of Management (1979-1983) B.S. Business Administration 
New York Law School (1983-1986) J.D. 

Philanthropic Endeavors:

Founder “Homework Matters!” MS 22 Bronx, NY (2009-present) Provide positive role modeling to inspire underprivileged students to reach their highest potential; to date introduced more than 900 students to potential career paths not otherwise attainable 

Group Facilitator Long Island Teen Institute (2012-present) Head small group workshops on teen leadership at weekend retreats for high school students 

Member Forward Thinkers Junto (2013-present) Modeled after Benjamin Franklin’s Iron Apron Club. Discuss and debate questions of morals, politics and natural philosophy, and exchange knowledge of business affairs.

Born: Far Rockaway, New York, October 2, 1961

Altman & Company PC
Contact Information
Phone
: 9172073001
Fax : 6463493387
Office Location

P.O. Box 781
East Hampton, New York 11937

Firm Overview

Altman & Company PC was founded in 2002. Altman & Company PC is located in Suffolk County New York.

Practice Areas:
Litigation, Broker-Dealer Arbitration, Securities Law, SEC and NASD Regulatory Matters.

Verdict - Legal Malpractice
Action for legal malpractice. $3 million in damages claimed. Jury verdict for defense affirmed on appeal.
Settlement - Construction
Claims regarding fire that destroyed ocean front home in East Hampton
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