Michael G. Zapson

Michael G. Zapson is a Partner in our Real Estate GroupHe advises real property owners, national companies, developers, purchasers, REITs, lenders and brokers. His varied practice also encompasses real estate and zoning, as well as commercial and estate litigation and estate planningHis practice bridges the gap between estate and tax planning for real estate professionals and others.  He frequently presents seminars on the topics of land use and development, and trusts and estates. 

Active in his community, Mr. Zapson is a board member of the Long Island Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, the Long Beach Lawyer’s Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. 

Mr. Zapson was a member of the Nassau County Legislature where he chaired the Judiciary, Finance, and Public Works Committees.  He served as Chairman of the Long Beach Democratic Committee, and is a Past President, Past Vice President and Former Council Member of the City of Long Beach.  

Mr. Zapson earned Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York. 

 

Education 

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 1985 

Cornell University, B.A., 1982 

 

Bar Admission 

New York 

Washington D.C. 

 

Court Admission 

U.S. District Courts, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York 

 

 

Bar Associations 

Nassau County Bar Association 

Association of the Bar of the City of New York 

Long Beach Lawyers Association 

 

Appointments 

Judiciary Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair 

Finance Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair 

Public Works Committee of the Nassau County Legislature, Former Chair 

 

Elected Offices 

Long Beach Democratic Committee, Chairman2008 until 2015 

Long Beach City Council Member, Former President/Vice President10 years 

Nassau County Legislature   

 

Teaching 

National Business Institute Seminar, Faculty Member 

 

Speaking Engagements 

Provides continuing legal education to attorneys in the arms of Trusts & EstatesEstate Litigation, and Zoning. 

 

Community Involvement 

Long Island Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, Board Member 

Long Island Builder’s Institute, Member 

 

Certifications 

State and Local Government Law

 



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