Uniondale, Long Island, New York, May 20, 2010 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that, effective immediately, E. Christopher "Chris" Murray has been named president of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He succeeds immediate past president Joanne Adams. The Foundation awards an annual scholarship to a Garden City high school senior who has excelled in business courses and provides financial aid to Garden City residents in need.
Murray, a resident of Stony Brook, has extensive involvement in the community. Murray is the President of the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce, the umbrella organization for over forty local chambers of commerce in Nassau County, representing more than 6,000 small businesses. He also serves on the board of a number of charities and not-for-profit organizations, including The Center for Developmental Disabilities and the Nassau County Mental Health Association. Murray is President of the Nassau Chapter of the NYCLU and serves on the New York State Board for that organization. Murray also serves on the Town of North Hempstead Board of Zoning and Appeals.
In his practice, Murray brings vast experience to all aspects of complex commercial, environmental, employment, civil rights and trademark litigation. His practice includes jury and non-jury trials in federal and state court, as well as arbitration proceedings and administrative hearings. He has numerous federal and state appellate level decisions involving real estate disputes, breach of contract claims, employment discrimination, Article 78 proceedings and partnership dissolutions.
For 40 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region's leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients' success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.