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Our Firm


Founded in 1987, Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C. has grown from a small commercial litigation firm into one of Long Island’s largest full-service law firms which today is proud to include more than 35 attorneys and over a dozen practice areas. The Firm’s growth has been facilitated by its unrivaled success in attracting seasoned attorneys from leading New York City law firms, as well as top law school graduates. Our experienced transactional and litigation departments, enhanced by a roster of distinguished affiliated counsel, handle virtually all areas of commercial law as well as other practice areas consistent with our full-service philosophy.

The Firm is proud to be rated an AV® Preeminent™ law firm by Martindale–Hubbell®, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability.

Among the Firm’s areas of concentration are commercial litigation, appeals, real estate conveyancing, financing and leasing, zoning and land use, general business and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and debtors’ and creditors’ rights, e-commerce and technology law, taxation, wills, trusts and estate planning, intellectual property, landlord-tenant litigation, banking litigation, labor and employment disputes, matrimonial law and criminal law. Our attorneys frequently serve as local counsel to New York City and out-of-state law firms with matters pending on Long Island.

Our first priority has always been to offer our clients the resources of a diversified, full-service commercial law firm, while providing the unparalleled personal service which has become our hallmark. Whether closing some of the region’s largest real estate transactions or framing a ground-breaking appellate argument, our attorneys share a special synergy with our clients, made possible by our philosophy that every client be treated with the utmost respect, be kept fully informed at all times as to the progress of his or her matter, and be consulted on a regular basis so as to secure an optimal outcome.

Our attorneys participate in a wide variety of pro-bono activities, serve on or chair various Bar Association committees and actively participate in charitable organizations. It has been and will continue to be our policy to devote time and energy to such professional and community endeavors.

The Melville Law Center, a state-of-the-art facility constructed by the Firm in 1997, exemplifies both our belief in and lasting commitment to the Long Island community and the entrepreneurial spirit which we bring to the table when representing our clients. As a commercial property owner, we have the unique ability to analyze various issues from both a legal perspective as well as a practical business standpoint. Located in the commercial and geographic center of Long Island, The Melville Law Center provides convenient access for our clients throughout Long Island and the Greater New York Area.

Martindale Hubbell 2016