Nicholas P. Melito

Nicholas is an associate with Meltzer Lippe’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and focuses his practice on representing employers and management in a wide variety of workplace law matters. Nicholas has experience handling employment law matters in state and federal court, including wage and hour, discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation claims.

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Thomas J. McGowan

Practice Groups: Litigation and Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights Group

Areas of Focus: Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights/Litigation

Overview: Tom is a Partner and Chair of the Meltzer Lippe Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. Tom has successfully represented major lending institutions, creditor's committees, the FDIC and RTC, corporations, partnerships, officers, shareholders, contractors, owners, sponsors, professionals and bankruptcy trustees. In a complex fraudulent conveyance and alter ego action case in Bankruptcy Court, Tom's client received 100% of compensatory damages, attorneys' fees and a multi-million dollar punitive damage award.

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Gary M. Meltzer

Practice Groups:

Real Estate

Areas of Focus:

Commercial real estate, finance and corporate law.

Overview: "Gary’s practice is a national commercial transactional practice with an emphasis on selling, buying, leasing and finance. Gary’s practice includes all aspects of commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions including 1031 exchanges, loan assumptions and defeasances."

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Lew Meltzer

Practice Groups:  Real Estate, Tax and Estate Planning Areas of Focus: Tax, Corporate  and real Estate

Overview: Lew is Managing Partner of the firm. He seeks out, structures and acquires real estate investments for clients. Lew is active in public service, community organizations, and national and international politics. He is the Founder, Chairman and President of Long Island Foreign Affairs Forum; a developer of residential country club featuring a Gary Player signature golf course, marina and tennis complex. 

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Larry R. Martinez

Practice Groups: Labor & Employment Area of Focus: Labor & Employment Law

Overview: Larry represents management in a broad array of multi-state labor and employment matters and has successfully defended private and public sector clients in federal and state courts as well as administrative tribunals including the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

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Michael H. Masri

Practice Groups: Labor & Employment Law Areas of Focus:  Litigation

Overview: Michael has represented employers in connection with investigations, charges, hearings, complaints and appeals before Federal and State Administrative Agencies including but not limited to the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the United States Department of Labor, the New York State Department of Labor and the New York State Workers Compensation Board.

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