Practice Areas


Practice Areas

With over 70 combined years of experience, our firm has developed a diverse group of practice areas. 


bankruptcy & debtor - creditor rights

Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP represents both personal and corporate clients in the areas of bankruptcy and debtor and creditor law. The firm represents debtors, secured lenders, and other parties in interest. 


Business & Corporate

We provide experienced legal counsel for all general business and corporate matters to a wide range of clients, including privately-held companies, public corporations, emerging businesses and entrepreneurs. 


civil & commercial litigation

All of the firm’s attorneys represent clients in litigated matters, including the prosecution and defense of proceedings in State and Federal trial and appellate courts, administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals. 


Collaborative divorce law

Collaborative Divorce is a “no court divorce”. It is an amicable resolution process by which couples seeking to separate or divorce retain independent attorneys and agree to resolve their issues through mutual cooperation without going to court. 


cooperative, condominium & homeowner associations

For over forty years, Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP has provided cooperative, residential condominium and homeowner association boards, from Manhattan to Montauk. 


criminal defense

We are available 24/7 if you are arrested or are otherwise in need of a criminal defense lawyer. As soon as the firm is contacted, all efforts are made to reach out to the person charged, either via telephone or in person at the precinct or Courthouse. 


estate planning

Whether planning for personal family or business needs, our attorneys provides comprehensive trust and estate services from a simple Will, Living Will and Health Care Proxy, to the development of complex wills and living trusts.



For more than forty years, Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP’s has represented condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations in the prosecution of foreclosures for failure to pay common charges. 


landlord & tenant

Throughout Long Island, Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP is known for its vigorous and successful representation of residential and commercial landlords, ranging from individual homeowners to Long Island’s largest income property owners.


matrimonial & family law

Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP provides an understanding of both the law and the emotional impact of separation, divorce and custody issues and represent clients in matters involving the most personal and complex issues affecting their family lives. 


personal injury & wrongful death

Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP’s attorneys have experience in representing individuals and families who are victims of negligence arising from a wide range of liability, malpractice and negligence cases. 


real estate

Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP’s real estate practice includes the purchase, sale, construction, leasing and financing of commercial and residential properties. The firm represents purchasers and sellers in transactions of all sorts.


Employment Law

Somer Heller & Corwin provides full legal services to our corporate clients, including with respect to labor and employment issues. We counsel and represent our clients regarding discrimination, unemployment, worker’s compensation, and breach of employment contract claims.