Brian K. Ziegler (resident of Woodmere), Co-Chair of Corporate/Securities Law Practice Group of Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP also a member of the Executive Committee, will be recognized as one of the Top Lawyers of Long Island by RichnerLIVE and Herald Community Newspapers on May 16 at the Heritage Club at Bethpage.
Ziegler brings over 40 years of experience at Certilman Balin in advising a variety of businesses – large and small, family owned and publicly owned, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. His expertise spans the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, finance, private placements, license agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements, employment agreements, taxation and general business contracts.
Apart from the legal practice, Mr. Ziegler is an active leader in community, charity and the golf world on Long Island. He was recently re-elected to a new four-year-term as the Village Justice for the Village of Woodsburgh, a position he has held for 23 years. He has also served as Chair of the Commissioner’s Cup Golf Tournament at the Black Course of Bethpage State Park since 1998, an event organized by and for the benefit of the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and served as a Committee Co-Chair for the PGA of America for the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage. In addition, he is the former Co-Chair and current Board Member of Mentor New York and a co-founder and participant in the firm’s mentoring program known as LIKE (Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education).
He earned a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Economics, cum laude, from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ziegler has lectured for, among other organizations, the New York State Bar Association.
He is admitted to practice in both the state of New York and Florida.