Edward R. Marinstein
Edward Marinstein

Edward R. Marinstein

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Practice Areas:

  • Collections (Commercial and Retail) Repossessions
  • Creditors Rights
  • Bankruptcy (Creditors)
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • Zoning and Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: U.S. Law Week Award, Bureau of National Affairs
    • Honors: Student Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1984 - 1985
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1986

Representative Cases

  • First American Bank v. Alan A. Sloane, Et., Al., 235 A.D. 2d 656, 1997, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt., 1997029165
  • King Service, Inc. v. O'Brien, 206 A.D. 2d 728, 1994, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt., 1994154252
  • Grimm Building v. Russ Freeman Excavating, Inc, 194 A.D. 2d 857, 1993, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt., 1993117508
  • Klingman v. Miller, 168 A.D. 2d 856, 1990, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt., 1990182288
  • Trojan Hardware Co. Inc. v. Bonaquisti Const. Corp., 141 A.D. 2d 278, 1988, Supreme Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dpt., 1988145113

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Rensselaer County Bar Association Program on Legal Ethics, 2013
  • Collection and Enforcement of Money Judgments, New York State Bar Association, 2000
  • How to Ensure the Best Chance of Recovery on Delinquent Accounts, Credit Managers Association, 1998
  • Importance of a Written Contract, How to Keep Appropriate Receipt and Disbursement Records, the Building Permit Process, Curtis Lumber Contractor's Show, 1997

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center, President, 2013 to 2015
  • Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center, Board of Directors, 1999 to Present
  • B’nai Brith Gideon Foundation, Board of Directors, 2016 to Present
  • Daughters of Sarah Jewish Foundation Inc., Board of Directors, 2018 to Present
  • Daughters of Sarah Jewish Foundation Inc., Chair Investment Committee, 2019 to Present

Past Positions

  • City of Troy, New York, First Deputy Corporation Counsel, 1990 to 1993
  • City of Troy, New York, Deputy Corporation Counsel, 1986 to 1990
  • City of Troy, New York, Attorney Troy Planning Commission, 1989 to 1994
  • City of Troy, New York, Attorney Troy Zoning Board of Appeals, 1986 to 1994
  • Troy IDA, Attorney, 1994
  • State of New York Appellate Division, 3rd Dept., Legal Intern, 1983
  • New York State Assembly, Assembly Intern, 1981

Professional Associations

  • Member Committee on Professional Standards for Third Judicial Department, Member, 2010 to 2016
  • Committee On Attorney Character & Fitness for Third Judicial Department, 1995 to 2010
  • International Association of Commercial Collectors, Associate Member, 1999 to Present
  • New York State Bankruptcy Creditors Association, Member, 1998 to Present
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association, President, 1996 to 1997
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association, Member, 1986 to Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1986 to Present
  • Commercial Law League of America, Creditor's Rights Section, Member, 1986 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, Member, 1986 to Present

Honors

  • Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center, Pillars of Community Award, 2018

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner