RMF Brownfield Seminar Attracts Business Leaders From Throughout Long Island

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, January 9, 2004 – A seminar entitled, “The New NY Brownfield Law: Making the Law Work for Real Estate Owners, Developers and Investors” was held today at the offices of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, attracting more than 40 of Long Island’s most prominent business and civic leaders.

The seminar, moderated by RMF partner and Real Estate chair Eric Rubenstein, included opening remarks by the Brownfield Law co-sponsors, NYS Senator Carl L. Marcellino and NYS Assemblyman Thomas P. DiNapoli. Additional presenters included Dale A. Desnoyers, Director, Division of Environmental Remediation, NYS DEC, who discussed the DEC perspective of the enactment of the new laws; Jon S. Brooks, chair of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s Environmental Practice Group, whose presentation covered the legal aspects of the new law; and Steven Bryde, Tax Principal, Head of State and Local Practice Group, Marcum & Kliegman LLP, who gave an overview of the tax consequences of the law.

Founded in 1968, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. has grown into one of the most respected and largest multi-practice law firms in the New York metropolitan area and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York. With over 60 attorneys in 18 practice areas, the firm offers innovative legal services, keeping focus on the client’s goals, in the areas of corporate & securities, corporate governance, employment, energy, environmental, financial services, banking & bankruptcy, health law, intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, municipal & regulatory affairs, real estate, construction, seniors’ housing, technology, trusts & estates, and white collar crime & investigations. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.