- Purchase and Sale of Business
- Venture Capital and Private Equity Investments
- Business Formation and Capital Development
- Contract Drafting and Negotiation
- Partnership Dispute Resolution
- Business Succession and Buy-Sell Agreements
- Corporate Counsel for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses
- Risk Management, Compliance, E-Discovery and Intellectual Property
- Commercial Real Estate: Buying, Selling and Financing
- Commercial Real Estate: Leasing
- Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
- Probate Administration
- Litigation Practice
About Our Firm
Steinbach & Associates, P.C. is comprised of an intelligent team of lawyers committed to helping our business and estate clients achieve and surpass their goals. Based in Hackensack, New Jersey, the firm also maintains an office conveniently located near Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.
With over 30 years of significant New York and New Jersey experience and a focus on business law, founding partner Harold Steinbach provides senior representation to clients throughout the metropolitan area. His Martindale-Hubbell AV rating* (the most prestigious peer-review status in the legal profession) is the highest possible rating and reflects the highest ethical standards and legal ability. Harold is a graduate of Bronx Science, SUNY Binghamton and NYU Law School. Prior to forming his own firm 12 years ago, Harold spent 21 years with three very prestigious New York City law firms: Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer (two years as an associate); Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen (six years as an associate and 11 years as a partner) and Parker Duryee Rosoff & Haft (two years as a partner). For a number of years, Harold headed the corporate department at Kleinberg Kaplan. In his commitment to legal education, Harold has published articles and lectured to bar associations.
Attorney Edwin T. Brondo, Jr. brings significant experience in business and corporate transactions, corporate governance, compliance, intellectual property protection and prosecution and commercial real estate. Ed regularly counsels clients on contractual matters and provides training to corporate clients on various compliance matters, such as e-discovery, information governance and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ed also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, having tried and arbitrated numerous cases before various courts and tribunals throughout the country. He also has experience advising on estate planning matters and representing clients in estate administration proceedings and litigation.
Attorney Laura Weyant Kearney brings over 18 years experience in all aspects of estate planning. Laura is a graduate of Bucknell University and graduated cum laude from Western New England School of Law where she served on the Law Review.
Attorney Elana Lefkovitz focuses her practice on estate planning and administration and also advises clients on corporate matters. Elana is a graduate of Barnard College and graduated cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where she served on the Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal.
The firm’s roster also includes of-counsel attorneys Neil I. Jacobs, who practices corporate and transactional, securities and intellectual property, and technology law, Sean M. Lipsky, whose practice includes complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, trust and estate litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, insurance coverage disputes and tax litigation, Mitchell Pines, who has significant experience in the areas of business formation structures, capital development strategies, succession planning and corporate and transactional law, and Daniel R. Saunders who brings extensive experience in estate tax and trusts and estates law.
With our concept of a “virtual law firm,” we also utilize professional relationships developed over many years to bring additional expertise and resources to bear on specific matters as appropriate. This approach allows us to provide the best match of legal talent to particular clients and matters.
- Harold I. Steinbach
- Rachael Schmierer
- Edwin T. Brondo, Jr.
- Laura Weyant Kearney
- Elana S. Lefkovitz
- Neil I. Jacobs
- Sean M. Lipsky
- Mitchell Pines
- Daniel R. Saunders
*AV, BV and CV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.