STUART T. SPITZER became Managing Partner on April 1, 2018. He joined the law firm in 1988, after leaving his position as an Associate at Lipsig, Sullivan, Liapakis, Block & McGrath, P.C. Prior to going into private practice, he served as the Principal Court Attorney to the Hon. Harold Hyman in the Supreme Court of Queens County. In that position, together with Justice Hyman, their trial part received special assignments from the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, to manage, coordinate, supervise, and eventually dispose of multi-party complex litigation matters.
Mr. Spitzer received his undergraduate degree from Queens College, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and obtained his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law. He is admitted to the Florida Bar, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of the State of New York. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association, and Brandeis Association.
He and his wife have lived on Long Island for over 40 years.