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Effective advocacy requires meticulous preparation and a deep understanding of the facts and laws at issue.

The best litigators know that litigation is not the best way to resolve problems, but when it is necessary, the litigators at Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP are always ready to protect our clients and their interests inside and outside of the civil and criminal courts. Our litigators are experienced lawyers, well versed in substantive law and tactics. Working with the practice groups within the firm, they have maintained a record of success in contested corporate and commercial matters, probate proceedings, real estate ventures and tax issues.

We have made significant contributions to the continuing development of the law relating to church governance in New York and regularly advise religious organizations and their lawyers outside of New York.  Although we frequently litigate on behalf of our existing clients, many clients come to us for our litigation skills alone. Our experience and interdisciplinary approach give us the litigation capabilities and level of success of much larger firms.