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Commercial, Contract, & Business


We represent individuals and companies that need to sue or are being sued.  Whether that be those involved in business disputes, commercial lease disagreements, collection matters, or breach of contract actions.  Our clients range from regular folks to high net worth individuals, from small businesses to million dollar companies.  We treat all of our clients the same


Construction, Contractor, &  Property and Land Disputes

We represent both homeowners and contractors and subcontractors in lien and construction contract litigation.  We also represent buyers and sellers in land, sale/purchase, and down-payment disputes.  Our knowledge of both sides of the equation allows us to figure out the best results for our clients.  This in turn allows us to charge reasonable rates for our services. But more importantly, we give our clients peace of mind so that they can get back to their busy lives or busy businesses.  

NDA, Trade Secrets. Noncompete, & Nonsolicitation Matters

We represent employees and employers in high-level employment disputes.  We take time to understand the objectives involved and develop the right strategy to get the results needed.  Our current clients agree.  See below for some of their amazing comments.  

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What distinguishes us from other attorneys?


What distinguishes us from other attorneys?

  • We have more than 20 years of experience and have handled more than 200 cases in the federal courts of New York and more than 100 cases in its state courts and have serviced more than 1000 clients.  Since 2011, when we first set off to start our own law firm, more than 897 people have called us for help in litigation matters.


  • We've tried jury cases in Westchester County, New York County, Kings County, Queens County, and Nassau County.  We've tried jury cases in the federal Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

  • We've tried cases involving civil rights to contract rights, from personal injury to property disputes, from lien law to employment law.  On the plaintiff's side we've been in the Top Verdicts in New York Verdict Search.  On the defendant's side we once had a jury award only $1 against our client. 

  • We've been in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, and Forbes.  We've written articles for the New York Law Journal, the New York State Bar, and two New York Law Reviews.  We've won awards for our writing skills, received written acknowledgements from a federal judge for our trial performance ("outstanding"), and a slew of compliments from the people we've helped (see below). 


  • We have three degrees, including a Masters of Law.  We're an Administrative Law Judge for a State agency, a Hearing Officer for another State agency, and a Hearing Officer for an upstate New York city. 

  • We are AV rated (highest rating), a New York Super Lawyer, and have a 10/10 rating on AVVO.


  • We enjoy our jobs and love our clients.  As one of our clients have said, we are one of . . .


Bronx & Westchester's Best Litigation Attorneys


Now let us be your attorneys.

Mat Paulose Jr., Esq.

Claudia Kissel, Esq.

Elliot Neski, Esq.

Jack Saghir

& Robert Sommerfield, Esq.

We service the following counties: Nassau, Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Suffolk.  Contact us today at 914 840 4176 or at  You can download our brochure here.  And you can see what other lawyers have said about us here.



What have we been working on?

  • August 2021 - Firm retained by Bronx real estate management company in defense of wage & hour case filed in State court.

  • August 2021 - Firm retained by Queens building owner in defense of six-figure DEP water payment case.

  • July 2021 - Firm retained by Bronx property buyer in down payment dispute.

  • July 2021 - Firm retained by Queens business to defend against improper supervision claim.

  • July 2021 - Firm retained by Bronx business to defend against property border-line dispute.

  • July 2021 - Firm retained by Queens pharmacy to defend against sexual harassment and retaliation claims by former employee.

  • June 2021 - Firm retained by Bronx not-for-profit to defend against action by insurance company.

  • May 2021 - Firm retained by Queens business to pursue property damage action against landlord and contractors.

  • April 2021 - Firm hired to pursue breach of contract claims for NYC photographer.

  • March 2021 - Firm conducts internal sexual harassment investigation for Mount Vernon business.

  • March 2021 - Firm owner assigned to hear multiple hearings related to Newsday's reporting of racial steering in Long Island.

  • February 2021 - Well known NYC medical office retains firm to defend against claims of discrimination.

  • January 2021 - Firm retained by homeowner to file suit against condominium for negligence in connection with property loss of more than $150,000.

  • January 2021 - Firm retained by homeowners involved in dispute with home remodeling contractor.

  • January 2021 - Firm awarded contract to provide for general litigation services for the City of Albany.

  • January 2021 - Firm owner Mathew Paulose Jr. appointed Administrative Law Judge for Department of State, State of New York.

  • January 2021 - Firm defeats summary judgment motion in $500,000 contract dispute.

  • January 2021 - Firm obtains complete dismissal of petition to dissolve a Yonkers limited liability company.

  • January 2021 - Firm assists independent contractor in non-compete contract dispute.


More than 897 people have called us since we opened our doors in 2011.  You should too. 

"Oh I know the value of having the right lawyer . . . it's why I'm calling you in this case."

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