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Gerstman Schwartz LLP Announces Joseph Farber, Esq. as Partner

Gerstman Schwartz LLP, a boutique government relations and litigation law firm based in Long Island, New York City, and D.C., is pleased to announce Joseph Farber, Esq. as the firm’s newest Partner.

After graduating from Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Joseph Farber obtained his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1968. As one of the original founders of his previous firm, he has made important contributions to its banking practice and has been an active force in many legal and civic organizations within the New York Community.

Mr. Farber has extensive experience in general litigation, family and banking law. His time is devoted to real estate and commercial mortgage transactions for his clients. Mr. Farber enjoys a rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Farber has functioned as Managing Attorney for Queens Legal Services Corporation and has been a Trustee of the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of New York. In addition, Mr. Farber has served as:

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Cross County Federal Savings Bank
Member, Board of Directors, The Tiegerman School
Past Chairman of the Board, Flushing, Willets Point, Corona, LDC
Past President, Queens Chamber of Commerce
Past District Governor, Lions Club International
Former Member of the Board of Trustees Red Cross of Greater New York
Past Chairman of the Board, Lions Eye Bank at North Shore University Hospital
While at his previous firm, Mr. Farber served as lead counsel for NYCB, closing over one billion dollars in loans each year. In addition, Mr. Farber served as General Counsel to Cross County Bank until he aged off the Board, as well as Tiegerman Schools, located in Long Island and New York City.

Mr. Farber is admitted and appears in U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern District of New York, U. S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, New York State Supreme Court, United States Supreme Court, and U.S. Tax Court.

“We are excited to welcome Joe Farber to the firm,” said Founding Partner Bradley Gerstman. “He is an extremely valuable addition to the practice and a person of strong character. His deep knowledge and experience in law will be essential to our clients in a variety of matters.”


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