Our Firm

Founded in 1985, Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP is a general practice AV rated law firm with offices located in White Plains, New York and New York City.

The Firm represents clients throughout the New York metropolitan area and elsewhere in the United States, as well as in state and Federal courts and before numerous regulatory agencies. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut and Florida, and in the United States Tax Court, Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP is the law firm of choice for consistently excellent legal service.


  • Michael H. Friedman speaking at Westchester County Bar Association CLE

    February 12 2016 • In the News

    Mr. Friedman will be a panelist on the WCBA Trusts & Estates Section and Westchester County Surrogate’s Court presentation and trainiing of Guardians Ad Litem in Surrogate’s Court Proceedings on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Noon.

  • Four Kurzman Eisenberg attorneys named Super Lawyers

    September 17 2015 • Press Releases

    Jessica Galligan Goldsmith, Co-Managing Partner and Chair of the Trusts and Estates Department, is honored for the seventh consecutive year

    Real Estate Partners Stuart Berg, Steven Goldman, and Richard Chadakoff are recognized for legal expertise in Commercial, Multifamily, and Cooperative/Condominium Real Estate Transactions and Litigation

    Litigation associate Lisa Capone is named a ‘Rising Star’

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  • Richard Chadakoff and Joel Lever, published in, Westchester County Business Journal

    March 27 2015 • Articles

    Richard Chadakoff and Joel Lever published in Westchester County Business Journal, March 23, 2015

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  • QPRTs can be ticking tax bombs

    January 13 2015 • In the News

    QPRTs, for many years a staple of estate planning, might now be the surprising cause of taxes where there might otherwise be none.  The irrevocable QPRT is a prime example of why one needs to continually review and update one’s estate plan in today’s constantly changing tax environment. (Download PDF)

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  • Stuart Berg Is Named a 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers for Legal Expertise in Commercial, Multifamily, and Cooperative/Condominium Real Estate Transactions and Litigation

    January 05 2015 • Press Releases

    The Kurzman Eisenberg Partner Helps Clients Obtain Maximum Value from Real Estate Assets in the New York Metro Area and Nationwide

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  • Joel Lever, art expertise, featured in WAG Magazine, December 2014

    December 04 2014 • Articles

    “I buy art the way most people do – to fit over the couch or because it has great colors or because it makes me feel good.”

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  • Steven Goldman quoted in the Cooperator concern condo and homeowners associations “Going Overboard”

    October 29 2014 • In the News

    Why should a board be allowed to prohibit a resident from walking their dog through the lobby?  “ A co-op or condo board might have just spent $600,000.00 on redoing the lobby,…and therefore the rule might have merit,” says Steven Goldman, a partner of the law firm of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP.

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  • Being Smart About Buying and Selling Art

    October 21 2014 • Articles

    Joel Lever comments on Being Smart About Buying and Selling Art 

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  • Richard L. Chadakoff has been named to the 2014 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers

    October 15 2014 • Press Releases

    Richard L. Chadakoff, a partner in the Real Estate Department of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, has been named to the 2014 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers, a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the New York Metropolitan area.

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  • Joel Lever, Esq. Takes You Inside the World of Fine Art Transactions at a Special ArtsWestchester Presentation

    October 01 2014 • Press Releases

    Mr. Lever to Speak on "The Educated Collector: Limiting Risk Exposure When Purchasing Fine Art" at ArtsWestchester in White Plains on Thursday, October 23rd at 7 pm

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  • Jessica Galligan Goldsmith is Named a New York Metro Super Lawyer for the Sixth Consecutive Year

    September 23 2014 • Press Releases

    Ms. Goldsmith, a Partner and Chair of the Trusts and Estates Department at Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, Is Recognized For Her Professional Achievements and Superb Legal Skills

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  • Fred Weinstein comments on mandatory mediation in the commercial division of the Supreme Court, New York County

    September 16 2014 • Articles

    Lawyers who specialize in complex commercial litigation are closely watching a pilot program that will begin July 28 with the assignment of one out of five cases to mandatory mediation in New York County's Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court.

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  • Stuart Berg quoted in the Cooperator concerning “Potential liability to Co-op Board of Directors for failing to act”

    September 16 2014 • In the News

    "What happens when the board tends to ignore a complaint is that the resident sues," says Stuart Berg, a partner with the real estate department of Manhattan-based Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever LLP, and adds that these type of situations are becoming more frequent. 

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  • Closed $90,000,000 refinancing of NYC trophy office building on behalf of the owner/developer.

  • NYC Housing Court Ties Landlords’ Hands in Airbnb Fight

    June 18 2014 • In the News

    Stuart Berg tells Law 360 that court decision in favor of residential tenant who sublet her apartment on Airbnb will not have broad implications in the marketplace

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  • Jeffrey S. Held, Esq. Joins Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP as a Partner in its Real Estate Practice

    May 22 2014 • Press Releases

    Mr. Held Is Known for Expertly Managing Real Estate Matters 

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  • Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP Welcomes the Return of Richard A. Danzig, Esq., to the Firm

    May 16 2014 • Press Releases

    A Skilled Commercial Litigator and Transactional Attorney, Mr. Danzig Will Serve as Counsel in the Firm’s Corporate Law Department

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  • Motions for Summary Judgment in Probate Proceedings

    May 14 2014 • Speaking Engagements

    On June 19, 2014, Michael H. Friedman will be a panelist in a Westchester County Bar Association CLE program. 

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  • Discovery Proceedings for Trusts & Estates Practitioners

    May 13 2014 • Speaking Engagements

    On June 5, 2104, Michael H. Friedman will be a panelist in a New York State Bar Association CLE program.

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  • Ease the estate tax bite on hedge fund investments

    May 06 2014 • Articles

    Life insurance can be far more than a means of wealth replacement, and David Choi explains how life insurance can be used to build wealth, income tax free, in his Hedge Fund Investments article published in the Westchester County Business Journal, March 22, 2014.

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  • $84,000,000 acquisition and construction financing for landmarked warehouse in lower Manhattan on behalf of borrower

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  • As More LLC Members Seek a ‘Divorce’ in New York, Valuation Professionals Will Be Challenged to Value Member Interests

    March 27 2014 • Press Releases

    Fred D. Weinstein, Esq. to Update Valuation Professionals on How the Courts Are Ruling on LLC Dissolution Disputes at the 2014 NYSSCPA Valuation Conference in May

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  • $50,000,000 acquisition and initial construction loan for assemblage of prime Park Avenue real estate with complex FAR and ZLDA issues on behalf of lender

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  • $14,000,000 acquisition and financing of a strip shopping center in Sanford, Florida from a prominent REIT on behalf of a well-known metropolitan real estate owner

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  • $500,000,000 mixed-use, waterfront project involving complex financing, environmental, zoning, affordable housing and zoning issues on behalf of a developer.

  • 70,000 square foot headquarters lease for a Fortune 10 company in midtown Manhattan on behalf the landlord

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  • Joint venture buy-out of interest in NYC office building, including a $400,000,000 refinancing through defeasance

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