Senior Vice President, Foa & Son
Bradley Hamburger brings vast capabilities to his clients. Formerly a practicing attorney representing buyers, sellers, and banks in complicated real estate transactions, Brad knows the risks and legal implications unique to real estate and construction, and how to create the appropriate insurance solutions to protect client interests. While giving trusted advice is part of his daily practice, Brad believes that he must go much further and utilize his experience and extended network of business associates to help clients achieve greater growth and profitability while protecting their assets.
With twenty five years of experience in all facets of the Insurance and Risk Management arena, Brad looks forward to solving any problem a client may encounter. Brad’s current expertise includes risk management in the sectors of real estate, food and beverage, professional firms, manufacturing, retail & not-for-profit organizations.
Bradley is the current President and has served on the Board of Directors for the not-for-profit agency, Step Up for Better Living, (SUBL) since 2002. SUBL works directly with residents of affordable housing to provide “housing stability” and prevention of a return to NYC’s homeless shelter system. SUBL services include referrals for Rent Assistance, Physical & Mental Health issues, and Community Education Workshops.
Brad holds a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University, a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, and is admitted to the New York State Bar. He currently lives in Rye Brook, NY with his wife and two children.
Nixon Peabody LLP
Jim Weller is a seasoned trial lawyer and member of NP Trial®, an international team of Nixon Peabody’s most successful and experienced trial attorneys. His primary focus is helping clients avoid and navigate litigation, class actions and other issues related to product liability, fraud and intellectual property. He represents clients—including a number of major food and beverage brands—in state and federal courts throughout the United States and in international arbitration. Most recently, Jim successfully defended several large supermarket chains in class actions involving wage and hour claims and claims involving claims of sexual harassment and retaliation. He also represented a major beverage manufacturer at trial in claims brought by a distributor alleging breach of a distribution agreement.
Nixon Peabody LLP
Allan Cohen is the Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody’s Long Island office. He represents a variety of companies, ranging from large public entities engaging in mergers and acquisitions, to mid-sized closely held and family-owned business, to technology-based startups organizing new business ventures and raising capital. His work in the food industry has included several large and established shelf-stable and frozen brands, manufactured and distributed in the Long Island area.
Allan says that his clients view him as the “quarterback,” ensuring that not only their business law, but also their employment, litigation, intellectual property, regulatory and other legal needs are met. Much of his practice is dedicated to mergers and acquisitions, including buy-side work for public and private companies, and sell-side work for closely held and family-owned businesses. Allan’s M&A transactions have involved a wide range of industries, including consumer products, life sciences, and insurance. Over his career, he has closed well over 100 M&A transactions.
Jonathan Bodner’s practice includes representing local, regional and national manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the food and beverage industries in a wide variety of transactions, litigation and bankruptcy matters throughout Long Island, the boroughs of New York City and New Jersey. Jonathan’s practice includes representing produce suppliers throughout the United States in pursuing claims and related relief under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.