We are a small general practice law firm, with offices in Manhattan, Hewlett and Mount Kisco, providing large firm capabilities and service accompanied by the personal attention to detail only a firm of our size can offer. This permits us to serve a broad spectrum of clients ranging from individuals to large corporations.
Cheriff & Fink, P.C. offers a wide array of legal services including civil litigation, real estate, corporate and business law, estate planning, and entertainment law.
The scope of our experience is unusual for a firm of our size. We pride ourselves in our ability to accurately analyze a client's needs and respond in a responsible, cost effective, prompt and professional manner. Our fees are usually less than those of other firms because of our sensible staffing and prudent use of associates and law clerks.
Cheriff & Fink's philosophy is driven by the twin guiding principles of providing effective professional representation and establishing and maintaining long lasting attorney-client relationships. We are committed to being responsive to the needs of each client and to providing counsel and advice which enables the client's business and individual needs to expand and prosper in the long term. We believe that close, personal attention is the surest means of achieving these goals and of providing the proper foundation for a valued long-term relationship.
Resides in Nassau County on Long Island's South Shore; Married to Dr. Jacqueline Simons; 2 Children, Jacob and Harrison; Former Vice President/Former Member of Board of Trustees, Chairman of Legal and Constitutional Revision Committees, Temple Hillel, North Woodmere, New York; Board of Directors/President, Joseph and Esther Mandel Foundation, Inc.; Board Member and Former President, Temple Hillel Men's Club, North Woodmere, New York; Board of Trustees, Executive Board Member, The Brandeis School, Lawrence, New York; Travel and Intramural Soccer Coach, Hewlett Lawrence Soccer Club, Hewlett, New York, Long Island Junior Soccer League; Commissioner and co-founder of cf-lawyers.com fantasy baseball league ; Co-honoree at 2005 Temple Hillel Annual Dinner on behalf of UJA-Federation of New York, 5/19/05; Co-chair, Connections/UJA Federation of New York/Long Island, 2006 South Shore Project Mitzvah: Families In Community Service on the South Shore.
Foreign Language: Proficient in Hebrew
ew York (1992), New Jersey (1991), United States District Court for Southern District of New York (1993), United States District Court for Eastern District of New York (1993), United States District Court for District of New Jersey (1991).
Education: Brandeis University (B.A., Cum Laude, Politics, 1988); Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. 1991); Cardozo Moot Court Board (n/k/a Moot Court Honor Society) - Member (1989-90).
Professional Associations & Memberships
Member - New York State Trial Lawyers Association & Nassau County Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Awarded AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell (April 30, 2002)