Avi J. Sinensky
Avi J. Sinensky is an associate in the Corporate/Business Practice Group at Meltzer Lippe.
Avi’s practice is focused on representing public and private company clients in connection with corporate transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, mergers and consolidations, recapitalizations, and other business reorganizations. Avi also advises corporate clients with respect to their corporate governance matters, securities matters and financing arrangements.
Additionally, Avi has significant experience in advising clients with respect to their employee benefit pension and welfare plans. Avi regularly provides clients with strategies to overcome Affordable Care Act challenges and to capitalize on related opportunities, including in connection with union negotiations. Avi has also advised clients on issues arising under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act, including in connection with withdrawal liability calculations, structuring corporate transactions to minimize and/or avoid withdrawal liability assessments and successor liability claims.
Avi joined Meltzer Lippe with prior experience in the Manhattan offices of large, international law firms, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP.
He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University.
He is the author of “Not That There is Anything Wrong With That: The Practical and Legal Implications of a Homosexual Professional Athlete,” published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Employment Law, is a contributor to The Huffington Post and has been featured in articles in Newsday and the Long Island Business News.
Avi is admitted to the New York State Bar and is a member of the New York City Bar Association. An active member of his community, Avi is a member of the AIPAC Manhattan Club and the UJA-Federation of New York’s Lawyers Division and serves as a board observer for the Samuel Field Y.
Avi is an avid fan of the New York Mets and New York Jets and resides in West Hempstead, NY with his wife, Rachel, and daughters, Annie and Emily.