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Thomas Stagg

Thomas Stagg Recognized as a Long Island Top Ten Legal Eagle

Garden City, NY (March 17, 2016) – Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP is proud to congratulate managing partner Thomas Stagg on being recognized as one of Long Island Pulse Magazine’s 2016 “Top Ten Legal Eagles” for Litigation. Stagg and the other Legal Eagles of 2016 will be feted at a gala Awards Dinner on March 29, 2016.

Stagg represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as in Connecticut federal court, and has argued before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, on behalf of international banking clients. In addition to this latest honor, Stagg has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” every year since 2012; earned “AV Preeminent” ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviews annually; was named by the New York State Bar Association as an Empire State Counsel® for his pro-bono work; and has received many other accolades for professionalism and ethics.

“We are all very proud of Tom being named a Legal Eagle” said partner Ronald Terenzi. “His passion for the law and for the courtroom is matched by his intelligence and morality; and he inspires the same enthusiasm from everyone at the firm.”

A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned “AV” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com, or visit www.stcwlaw.com for further information.



Stagg and Wabnik Selected as 2015 Super Lawyers, Lacoff, Fontana, Jr. and Waldman, Named Rising Stars


Thomas Stagg

Debra Wabnik

Garden City, NY (December 18, 2015) - Thomas Stagg, managing partner, and Debra Wabnik, partner, of Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP have been named New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2015. Super Lawyers are selected once a year from a diverse list of top attorneys, of which only five percent receive this prestigious honor.

Both Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik have received Super Lawyer ratings prior to 2015. "I'm proud to announce that this is the fourth consecutive Super Lawyer rating for Tom and the third consecutive rating for Debra," says partner Ronald Terenzi. "Tom and Debra are honored time and time again, because they possess the experience and expertise that truly make a difference for clients, and these qualities are part of what makes STCW one of the highest rated firms in the New York metropolitan area." Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik have also both received AV Peer Review Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, along with several other top honors.


Brian A. Lacoff

George C. Fontana Jr.

Eric Waldman

Joining Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik this awards season are STCW associates Brian Lacoff, George Fontana, Jr., and Eric Waldman, all of whom have been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list. The Rising Stars list recognizes attorneys 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. "STCW continues to evolve with the ever changing landscape of law and technology," notes partner Lisa Confusione. "The fact that three of our associates have been selected as Rising Stars speaks to the enormous potential of our firm."

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-phased selection process includes a statewide survey, an independent research evaluation, and peer evaluations. The 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New York Metro Rising Stars lists were published in a supplement to The New York Times, as well as the stand-alone New York Super Lawyers Magazine.

A full-service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, labor and employment, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com, or visit www.stcwlaw.com for further information.




Lisa Confusione
Congratulations to Lisa Confusione who received the Hon. Frank J. Santagata Outstanding Magistrate Award

     Congratulations to Lisa Confusione who received the Hon. Frank J. Santagata Outstanding Magistrate Award on April 24, 2015 at the installation dinner of the Nassau County Magistrates Association held at the Nassau County Bar Association. The award is given to a judge who has made unique contributions to the advancement of efficient administration of justice, fellowship and mutual support among judges and court personnel, respect for legal institutions, dignity and civility in the treatment of court personnel and the public, and equal justice under the law.








Thomas Stagg

Debra Wabnik

Owen Kloter
Stagg and Wabnik Selected as 2014 Super Lawyers, Kloter Named a Rising Star

    Garden City, NY (October 31, 2014) - Thomas Stagg, managing partner, and Debra Wabnik, partner, of Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP have been named New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2014. Each year, less than five percent of all attorneys in the state are selected for this prestigious honor.

    "This is the third consecutive Super Lawyers rating for Tom and the second consecutive rating for Debra," notes partner Ronald Terenzi. "Their achievements are a testament to our firm's experience and expertise." Earlier this year, Tom received Corporate INTL's Global Award for Commercial Lawyer of the Year in New York and Debra was named one of Long Island Pulse Magazine's 2014 "Top Legal Eagles."

    Also rated by Super Lawyers this year was STCW associate Owen Kloter, who was selected for the Rising Stars list. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. "Owen's recognition as a Rising Star is a tribute to his dedication, talent and extraordinary work ethic, all of which help to strengthen us as a firm," said partner Lisa Confusione. "Owen's achievement demonstrates our ongoing commitment to maintaining the excellent legal reputation for which STCW is known."

    Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-phased selection process includes a statewide survey, an independent research evaluation, and peer evaluations. The 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New York Metro Rising Stars lists were published in a supplement to The New York Times, as well as the stand-alone New York Super Lawyers Magazine.

    A full-service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com, or visit www.stcwlaw.com for further information.




Debra Wabnik Named a Long Island Top Legal Eagle

    Garden City, NY (March 12, 2014) - Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP is proud to congratulate partner Debra Wabnik on being named one of Long Island Pulse Magazine's 2014 "Top Legal Eagles." Debra earned the recognition in the category of Labor, Employment, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, and was honored at an Awards Dinner on March 11, 2014.

    This award comes on the heels of Debra being named a New York Metro "Super Lawyer" in 2013. Representing clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as federal courts in Connecticut and administrative forums such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the State Division of Human Rights, and the State Education Department, Debra has established herself as one of the tri-state area's most valued and dependable civil litigators. Says STCW Managing Partner Thomas E. Stagg: "I can think of no attorney on Long Island or anywhere in the region more deserving of 'Legal Eagles' recognition than Debra. Simply put, she is one of the most knowledgeable and talented attorneys I have ever met, and it is a great honor to work alongside her."

    Besides labor and employment law, Debra's practice includes general litigation and banking and credit card litigation. She is also a certified mediator in federal and state court.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

    Please contact Debra Wabnik at (516) 812-4504 or dwabnik@stcwlaw.com , or visit www.stcwlaw.com for further information.




Thomas Stagg and Debra Wabnik Named 2013 Super Lawyers

    Garden City, NY (October 1, 2013) -Thomas Stagg, managing partner, and Debra Wabnik, partner, of Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP have been named New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2013. This elite annual award honors fewer than five percent of lawyers in the state.

    "We are pleased that both Tom and Debra have earned this honor," said partner Lisa Confusione. "As STCW continues to expand, this recognition further acknowledges our unwavering commitment to our clients."

    Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-phased selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer evaluations.

    The Super Lawyers list will be published in The New York Times Magazine, on October 6, 2013, and the stand-alone magazines, New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition, in October 2013, and Super Lawyers Business Edition, in November 2013.

    Partner Ronald Terenzi said, "Once again, Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione and Wabnik, LLP, is recognized for its dedicated, respected and talented attorneys. We ask that you join us in congratulating both Tom Stagg and Debra Wabnik on this accomplishment."

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com, or visit www.stcwlaw.com for further information.




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK, LLP MOVES TO MIDTOWN MANHATTAN

    Garden City, NY (August 26, 2013) - Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP, one of Long Island's leading law firms, has relocated its New York City office to Madison Avenue.

    The new office is located at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 705, New York, New York 10016. The New York City phone number remains the same: (212) 324-3800.

    "The firm continues to grow, so it made sense for us to expand our New York City presence by moving into a larger Manhattan office. Also, we are excited to be moving to Midtown since we believe it offers greater convenience to both our clients and our attorneys," explained Managing Partner Thomas Stagg.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, been designated as "New York Metro Super Lawyers," and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com for further information.





THOMAS STAGG NAMED "EMPIRE STATE COUNSEL®" BY THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

    Garden City, NY (April 30, 2013) —Thomas Stagg, managing partner at Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP, has been named "Empire State Counsel" by the New York State Bar Association. The honorific is awarded to attorneys who have provided 50 or more hours of free legal services to low-income individuals during the calendar year 2012.

    According to the Bar Association, "pro bono service by qualified lawyers can change the lives of those unable to afford counsel and can help them achieve justice." The Empire State Counsel recognizes attorneys who provided free legal services to individuals or volunteered their legal services to not-for-profit, governmental or public services organizations whose services are designed primarily to address the legal and other basic needs of persons of limited financial means.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.





ATTORNEY ANDREW KAZIN HAS ACHIEVED THE AV PREEMINENT® RATING — THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING FROM MARTINDALE-HUBBELL®.

    Garden City, NY (March 8, 2013) —Andrew Kazin, a lawyer based in Garden City and Manhattan, NY whose primary area of practice is Litigation and Appeals, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

    Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Andrew Kazin still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2003.

    For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Andrew Kazin who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

    Andrew Kazin commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone — lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

    Thomas is the managing partner at STCW and has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating for ten consecutive years. He focuses his practice on commercial, general and appellate litigation and represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as in Connecticut federal court. He has argued before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, on behalf of international banking clients and has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer. Thomas has completed advanced commercial mediation training and is a member of federal and state mediation panels.

    As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Andrew Kazin to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.





ATTORNEY RONALD M. TERENZI HAS ACHIEVED THE AV PREEMINENT® RATING — THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING FROM MARTINDALE-HUBBELL®.

    Garden City, NY (March 8, 2013) —Ronald M. Terenzi, a lawyer based in Garden City and Manhattan, NY whose primary area of practice is Litigation and Appeals, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

    Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Ronald M. Terenzi still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2003.

    For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Ronald M. Terenzi who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

    Ronald M. Terenzi commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone — lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

    Thomas is the managing partner at STCW and has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating for ten consecutive years. He focuses his practice on commercial, general and appellate litigation and represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as in Connecticut federal court. He has argued before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, on behalf of international banking clients and has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer. Thomas has completed advanced commercial mediation training and is a member of federal and state mediation panels.

    As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Ronald M. Terenzi to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.





ATTORNEY THOMAS E. STAGG HAS ACHIEVED THE AV PREEMINENT® RATING — THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING FROM MARTINDALE-HUBBELL®.

    Garden City, NY (March 8, 2013) —Thomas E. Stagg, a lawyer based in Garden City and Manhattan, NY whose primary area of practice is Litigation and Appeals, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

    Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Thomas E. Stagg still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2003.

    For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Thomas E. Stagg who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

    Thomas E. Stagg commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone — lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

    Thomas is the managing partner at STCW and has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating for ten consecutive years. He focuses his practice on commercial, general and appellate litigation and represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as in Connecticut federal court. He has argued before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, on behalf of international banking clients and has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer. Thomas has completed advanced commercial mediation training and is a member of federal and state mediation panels.

    As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Thomas E. Stagg to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.




ATTORNEY DEBRA LYNNE WABNIK HAS ACHIEVED THE AV PREEMINENT® RATING — THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING FROM MARTINDALE-HUBBELL®.

    Garden City, NY (March 8, 2013) —Debra Lynne Wabnik, a lawyer based in Garden City and Manhattan, NY whose primary area of practice is Litigation and Appeals, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

    Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Debra Lynne Wabnik still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2007.

    For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Debra Lynne Wabnik who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

    Debra Lynne Wabnik commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone — lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

    Debra is a partner at STCW. She represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as federal courts in Connecticut. She also represents clients in administrative forums such as the EEOC and the Division of Human Rights. Debra's practice areas include commercial, employment and appellate litigation. She completed advanced commercial mediation training and serves on various federal and state mediation panels. She also sits on the Board of Directors of various nonprofit agencies.

    As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Debra Lynne Wabnik to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.




DEBRA WABNIK NAMED TO BOARDS OF DIRECTORS FOR TWO NOT-FOR-PROFITS

    Garden City, NY (February 4, 2013) — Debra Wabnik was recently voted onto the Boards of Directors for BiasHELP, Inc. and the Long Island Network of Community Services, Inc. Since 1997, BiasHELP has been providing programs and services dedicated to the prevention of bias crimes, hate-related harassment, bullying, cyber-bullying and discrimination. "I am honored to be selected to the board of an organization dedicated to such important causes" said Wabnik. "I look forward to using my experience and skills as a litigator and an employment and non-profit lawyer to further the missions of the agency." The Long Island Network of Community Services supports the infrastructure, fundraising and programming of not-for-profit community- and faith-based organizations like BiasHELP in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Wabnik, a partner at Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, also provides pro bono services related to adoption and surrogacy issues, and was recently included in the Long Island Business News' "Who's Who in Professional Women."




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK SPONSORS THE A KIDS' BRAIN TUMOR CURE FOUNDATION'S THIRD ANNUAL "THINK FIT FOR KIDS" DAY

    Garden City, NY (January 30, 2013) — Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik is proud to be a corporate sponsor for the A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure Foundation's Third Annual "Think Fit for Kids" day on Sunday, March 3, from 2pm — 5pm at Club Fit in Briarcliff Manor. "Think Fit for Kids" day raises funds for research about pediatric brain tumors. The Family Fun and Fitness Festival will include a family Zumba program, work-out session, pick-up basketball and Mommy & Me classes; plus food, DJ and dancing, face painting a silent auction and more. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.thinkfitforkids.org




RONALD TERENZI NAMED ONE OF New York Magazine's TOP RATED LAWYERS

    Garden City, NY (January 24, 2013) — Ronald Terenzi, a partner at Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, has been included in New York Magazine's annual ranking of New York's Top Lawyers.

    To be included in the list, attorneys must have achieved the peer reviewed rating of AV Preeminent® by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®. The AV Preeminent designation is reserved for attorneys who demonstrate the highest level of professional excellence in all facets of legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication and experience, as well as unwavering adherence to professional standards of conduct.

    "We have always known that Ron was a top lawyer," said managing partner Thomas Stagg. "This recognition by his peers and New York Magazine is a testament to his knowledge and personality, and exemplifies the commitment Ron and STCW extend to every one of our clients."

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK RECEIVES "ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE AND LEADERSHIP"

    Garden City, NY (January 18, 2013) — Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik was recently honored by the Advancement for Commerce, Industry & Achievement (ACIT), earning its "Achievement Award for Excellence and Leadership in the Field of Law." The award was bestowed at ACIT's annual luncheon and trade show in recognition of STCW's dedication to its clients and its commitment to the ACIT's mission of supporting and enhancing small and mid-sized businesses on Long Island.




THOMAS STAGG NAMED 2012 SUPER LAWYER

    Garden City, NY (October 5, 2012) — Thomas Stagg, managing partner at Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP, has been named a New York Metro Super Lawyer for 2012. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.

    Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

    The Super Lawyers list will be published in a special supplement in The New York Times Magazine on October 7, 2012 and in a stand-alone magazine, New York Super Lawyers — Metro Edition.

    "STCW congratulates Tom on this accomplishment," said partner Ronald Terenzi. "This award reflects the trust and respect of the legal community, as well as the commitment that our clients have come to expect from our firm's attorneys as we continue to grow."

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com for further information.




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK, LLP ANNOUNCES NEW SENIOR ASSOCIATE

     Garden City, NY (August 22, 2012) - Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP is pleased to announce that David Ehrlich has joined the firm as a senior associate.

    Specializing in employment law and commercial litigation, David has represented companies through all stages of commercial and employment litigation, including trials, appeals, hearings, discovery and settlements in federal and state court and administrative agencies. He also advises companies on day-to-day employment issues, such as hiring, disciplining and discharging employees; complying with employment statutes such as the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, USERRA, and FCRA; collective bargaining agreements and whistle blower regulations; and managing reductions-in-force. David develops EEO training programs and conducts training for managerial and non-managerial employees.

    Prior to joining Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, David practiced as an associate with Jackson Lewis, LLP and Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., and worked for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department as a staff attorney. He is admitted in New York state and federal courts.

    David graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where he earned several awards for his academic excellence and was research editor for the Brooklyn Journal of International Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, where he graduated cum laude.

    David can be reached by direct phone at (516) 812-4518 by direct fax at (516) 812-4618, and by email at dehrlich@stcwlaw.com.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK, LLP EXPANDS ITS GARDEN CITY HEADQUARTERS

    Garden City, NY (June 14, 2012) - Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP, one of Long Island's leading law firms, announced today that it has leased an additional 4,450 square feet for its Garden City headquarters, bringing its total space to nearly 17,000 square feet. This expansion follows STCW's recent opening of a New York City office at the Trinity Building, 111 Broadway, in the heart of Manhattan's financial district.

    "This additional space was vital to meet the demands of our growing firm," explained Managing Partner Thomas Stagg. The firm, one of the fastest growing on Long Island, employs 50 people, including 6 partners and 15 associates. "In a short time we have become one of the leading firms on Long Island, and we will continue to grow to meet our client's needs. We are extremely grateful to our clients for the support they have shown us and will continue to repay their confidence in us with exemplary service.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com for further information.




STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK, LLP ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF ITS NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

    Garden City, NY (May 29, 2012) - Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP, one of Long Island's leading law firms, announced today that it has opened an office in New York City to serve the growing demand of its corporate and financial services clients. The new location will expand STCW's regional presence and complement its Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut offices. The office is located at the Trinity Building, 111 Broadway, in the heart of Manhattan's financial district.

    "The acquisition of a new office in Manhattan is a natural outgrowth to meet the needs of our clients," explained Managing Partner Thomas Stagg. A New York City presence will strengthen the firm's ability to serve its New York City clients. While the firm's headquarters will remain on Long Island, "the added office location is close to many of our clients and the courts, and is convenient for our employees living in New York City," said Mr. Stagg.

    A full service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which rates legal ability and ethical standards.

    Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4500 or tstagg@stcwlaw.com for further information.