Corporate and commercial litigation attorney with substantial experience in banking law and regulations and litigation. Senior associate at several law firms representing commercial banks, savings and loans and federally chartered banks. Team player and quick study. Also able to work independently and handle significant work load. EXPERIENCE Richard A. Rosenzweig, Esq. P.C. (solo practitioner) Continuing commercial litigation, business transactions, as well as foreclosures for private lenders and defense work for property owners; property disputes; corporate litigation and real estate and environmental law. Making litigation affordable and practical for clients. Crawford & Bringslid Attorneys as Law PC (of counsel) 2014 to 2015 Representing clients in real estate litigation, including foreclosure prosecution and defense; corporate litigation; and commercial lititgation. Wenig Saltiel LLP Senior Associate Representing clients in real estate litigation, including foreclosure prosecution and defense; corporate litigation; and commercial lititgation. 2013 – 2014 Menicucci Villa & Associates, Staten Island, NY 2002- 2013 Senior Associate Represent corporate and private clients in banking, banking litigation, commercial leases and transactions, uniform commercial code matters (Articles 3, 4 and 9), real estate litigation, environmental matters, foreclosures, title claims, collections and other commercial litigation; include pleadings, motions, discovery, trials and appellate work. Hall & Hall, Staten Island, NY 1996-2002 Associate Attorney Acted as General Counsel to Staten Island Savings Bank and outside counsel to Banco Popular North America
Handled foreclosures, uniform commercial code (Articles 3, 4 and 9), compliance and regulatory issues, corporate matters, commercial contracts, enforcement of judgments (i.e. levies, subpoenas, restraining notices).
Responded to wide array of "floor questions".
Conducted business/contract negotiations, and general commercial litigation from pleadings to trials and appeals.
Holzka, Donahue & Nerlino, Staten Island, NY 1993-1995 Associate Attorney: General Counsel to Gateway State Bank Handled corporate and business contract review and negotiations; litigated in the areas of banking, foreclosures, commercial paper, uniform commercial code (articles 3, 4 and 9), and business disputes. Johnson & Langworthy, Staten Island, NY, Associate Attorney 1995 Deutsch & Frey, New York, NY, Associate Attorney, 1990-1993 Represented corporate and commercial clients in State and Federal Court, regarding RICO claims, securities fraud, officer and director liability, accountant malpractice and business disputes.