Curtis Sobel is a lifelong resident of Long Island and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986 after receiving his Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the founding member of Sobel Pevzner, LLC, having started the practice as a solo practitioner in 1990. Mr. Sobel is admitted to practice in all Federal and State Courts in the State of New York.

Mr. Sobel is a certified CE instructor and frequently conducts lectures and seminars in all areas of risk management including loss prevention and mitigation, claims handling procedures and settlement techniques. He has also conducted CLE courses for the Suffolk Academy of Law, and lectured for the New York Institute of Technology, Touro Law School and many local and state-wide claims associations. He was nominated to join the Council on Litigation Managements and honored as a Metro New York Super Lawyer in each of the last five years. Mr. Sobel is a member of the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations, Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, National Retail and Restaurant Association, Council on Litigation Management, and The National Risk and Insurance Management Society. In his thirty-eight years of practice, Mr. Sobel has commenced hundreds of trial trials and taken more than One Hundred and Seventy-Five Verdicts in both State and Federal Court. His extensive trial experience has been in all aspects of premises liability, commercial litigation, aviation,  food and products liability, drug product liability, construction and labor law, trucking & transportation, vehicular and equine law.

Mr. Sobel approaches the firm’s transactional practice in much the same way he presents a case at trial with intense preparation and analysis of all potential outcomes. Since Sobel Pevzner’s inception, Mr. Sobel has led the firm’s transactional practice concentrating on the purchase and sale of businesses,  commercial and residential real estate and banking. Additionally, Mr. Sobel has worked as General Counsel for both legacy companies and startups.  His work has been primarily focused on logistics, equipment and environmental companies.  From inception through merger and/or acquisition, Mr. Sobel counsels the firm’s clients in all aspects of company formation, regulatory compliance, risk management, insurance and employment law.

Following a career in the performing arts which included a position as Bass Trombonist for the Albany Symphony, Mr. Sobel has continued in the creative arts most recently as the Executive Producer for the Tribeca Film, “Hansel & Gretel Get Baked.”