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Mark J. Seelig in the News

New York, NY – January 10, 2012 -- Meister Seelig & Fein LLP today announced that Bob Goldberg has joined the firm to head its Taxation and Employee Benefits Group.

Bob Goldberg, formerly counsel to Farrell Fritz, P.C., joins Meister Seelig as a partner in the firm's Corporate Group. He has experience in a broad variety of federal and local tax matters, and has particular experience in federal income tax issues related to partnerships, limited liability companies, real estate, transactional tax planning and tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Goldberg further specializes in employee benefits and executive compensation and represents clients on a range of compensation and benefits matters, including executive compensation, the compensation and benefits aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, employment and separation agreements, retirement plan terminations, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act's (ERISA) fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction rules, and benefit plan controversies.

"We are excited to have Bob Goldberg join the firm in order to better serve our clients in the areas of taxation and employee benefits," said Mark Seelig, the firm's managing partner. "Our clients at all levels need tax-related advice, and Bob's experience and expertise cuts across each of the firm's practice areas. He will be an asset to the firm, as well as to our clients."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Bob G. Goldberg, Mark J. Seelig

Stamford, CT, June 2, 2011 -- A reception was held Wednesday evening to celebrate the opening of commercial law firm Meister, Seelig & Fein's Stamford, Connecticut office. Governor Dannel P. Malloy joined the celebration as the firm's honored guest.

"This is a perfect time to expand into Connecticut. Local businesses are growing stronger as the state focuses on revitalizing the economy, and the opportunity to provide high quality legal support to businesses in Connecticut continues to grow" Commented Governor Malloy.

"We are excited that Governor Malloy could come out tonight to help us celebrate the opening of our new office in Stamford. We see a great deal of opportunity in Connecticut and really appreciate the Governor's support," said Meister, Seelig & Fein Managing Partner Mark Seelig. "With our entry into Connecticut we look forward to being more accessible to Connecticut-based clients and building additional relationships within the community."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig

Stamford Advocate
Stamford Advocate, April 07, 2011

New York City law firm Meister Seelig & Fein has opened an office at the One Canterbury Green building in downtown Stamford, part of an effort to leverage its growing contingent of Connecticut attorneys and better serve clients in the state.

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig, Jeffrey Weingart

New York City law firm opens office in Stamford
Stamford Advocate, April 07, 2011

New York City law firm Meister Seelig & Fein has opened an office at the One Canterbury Green building in downtown Stamford, part of an effort to leverage its growing contingent of Connecticut attorneys and better serve clients in the state.

"We are excited to be able to take advantage of burgeoning opportunities in the Connecticut legal market," said managing partner Mark Seelig. "We see a lot of demand in Connecticut among small, medium and large clients for sophisticated and practical legal services."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP announced today that it has opened an office in Stamford, Connecticut in order to leverage its growing contingent of Connecticut attorneys and to better serve its Connecticut-based clients. The firm's Stamford office is located at One Canterbury Green in downtown Stamford.

"We are excited to be able to take advantage of burgeoning opportunities in the Connecticut legal market," said Managing Partner Mark Seelig. "Our firm now has a number of seasoned attorneys who previously practiced at large Connecticut firms and regularly represent Connecticut-based clients. With our new office in Stamford, we look forward to being more accessible to Connecticut clients seeking the highest quality legal services provided in an efficient and results-oriented manner."

"We see a lot of demand in Connecticut among small, medium and large clients for sophisticated and practical legal services that add value," Seelig added.

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, a highly regarded and prominent law firm that focuses primarily in real estate, corporate and commercial litigation, employment law, all aspects of bankruptcy, and entertainment law, announced today that Lawrence Morrison has joined the firm as a partner. The announcement was made by Managing Partner, Mark Seelig: "We are pleased that such a prominent and highly seasoned attorney as Lawrence Morrison has joined our firm. His expertise will enhance our ability to expand our services to an ever larger client base."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, has added four new partners: Elaine M. Rogers, Barry M. Perlman, Mitchell Lampert, and Sidney D. Bluming; in addition, the firm has established an entertainment, sports and new media practice group and has opened an office in Boston. The announcement was made by Managing Partner, Mark Seelig. Mr. Seelig stated: "We are pleased that such creative and highly seasoned attorneys have chosen to join our firm. The addition of two highly regarded entertainment attorneys such as Elaine and Barry will enhance our ability to continue to expand our entertainment practice, which is one of our fastest growing practice groups."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Barry M. Perlman, Elaine M. Rogers, Mark J. Seelig

Benjamin Fein, Stephen Meister, Mark Seelig, Matthew Kasindorf and Jeffrey Schreiber have been listed among the 2007 New York Super Lawyers.

"Super Lawyers are the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Law & Politics performs the polling, research and selection of Super Lawyers in a process designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. Only 5 percent of the lawyers in each state or region are named Super Lawyers"

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Attorneys Mentioned: Benjamin D. Fein, Matthew E. Kasindorf, Stephen B. Meister, Jeffrey Schreiber, Mark J. Seelig

Mark J. Seelig has recently given lectures to various groups in the New York City area. On October 3, 2007, he presented an overview of estate planning to the International Executive Resources Group. The seminar outlined basic estate planning techniques aimed at (1) establishing a coherent and effective plan for the allocation, distribution and control of a person's assets following his or her death, (2) building a legacy or making a charitable contribution and (3) minimizing taxes applicable to one's property. The presentation also included a synopsis of how federal and state legislation has, and continues to, affect estate planning and estate taxes. The presentation further explained common mistakes that are made when planning an estate, as well as how to avoid them.

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Attorneys Mentioned: Mark J. Seelig

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