Michael J. Heffernan graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Legal Studies in Business in 2013. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in 2016. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Heffernan focuses his practice on the defense of matters involving general liability, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, property damage claims, and New York Labor Law. Prior to joining Sobel Pevzner, Mr. Heffernan worked as an associate at a plaintiffs’ firm handling all aspects of personal injury litigation.
Nicole Licata-McCord was admitted to the New York bar in 2003 and to the Federal Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts in 2005. She has previously worked as a litigation associate for an insurance defense firm, where she represented various insurance carriers, retail corporations and municipal entities. Her areas of specialty include premises liability, motor vehicle liability, governmental/municipal liability, New York Labor Law, property damage claims and appellate advocacy. She graduated cum laude from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and political Science. She received her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law.
James A. Wolff is a Senior Associate at Sobel Pevzner LLC. principally involved in the firm’s corporate transactional and commercial litigation practice areas. In his role as Senior Associate, James specializes in all phases across the corporate lifecycle including but not limited to formations and franchise strategies, governance and contract drafting, private equity and venture capital, IP and trademark law, employment law, mergers & acquisitions and buy/sell agreements.
In the course of his work for the firm, James counsels a diverse range of businesses and entrepreneurs on a wide range of corporate, legal, and financial issues; representing entrepreneurs, domestic and international companies, closely-held businesses, family offices, investors, and not-for-profit organizations in connection with business structuring, domestic and cross-border transactions, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, secured financing, joint ventures, investment fund structuring,
James is a frequent lecturer to business groups, emerging technology conferences, accounting and finance organizations, and lawyers, James is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, and the New York City Bar Association. He is also an Executive Board Member of the United Nations Association.
James is a Martindale-Hubbell Gold Client Champion, 2017-2023; The American Registry Client Champion Gold Award, 2018 through 2022; has been recognized by Metro New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars Business and Corporate Law Award from 2020 through 2023 American Registry America’s Most Honored Lawyers Award.
Mr. Ringer currently practices in the area of general liability, trademark infringement law, premises liability, automobile liability, employment law, and general negligence for insurance carriers and sefl-insured companies in New York State.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ringer was an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted hundreds of domestic violence cases.
Mr. Ringer received his Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University in 2014 and received his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 2017. Lance Ringer was admitted to the New York Bar in 2018 and is admitted to the Federal Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts.
Dustin Delp is a graduate of Brooklyn College and earned his JD degree from Albany Law School.
Dustin has extensive experience representing carriers and insured employers in Workers Compensation matters in the States of New York and New Jersey. Dustin has also represented defendant clients in premises liability, employer liability, and automobile liability matters.
Dustin is dedicated and strives to defend employers’ rights in Workers’ Compensation matters within the sates of New York, New Jersey, and California.
Antonia Parsons focuses her practice on the defense of matters involving general liability, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, and property damage claims.
She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Entrepreneurship & Management in 2016. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2021. Ms. Parsons is admitted to the New York bar.
Geetpreet Singh Gill is an associate who currently practices in the areas of general liability, premises liability, automobile liability, property damage, contract law, and general negligence for insurance carriers in New York State. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and is a member of the New York City Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in all aspects of civil-commercial litigation. He has also worked as an associate at a law firm in India, where he practiced in the areas of administrative, constitutional, contract and general corporate law.
Mr. Gill received his Master of Laws (LL.M) from Cornell Law School in 2021. He graduated from the University of Delhi with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2013. He received his Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) from the University of Delhi in 2017.
Mr. Gill is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.
Shabnam Froogh is an associate with a primary focus on Workers’ Compensation matters in New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Social Work from Ramapo College of New Jersey and her Juris Doctor from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Prior to joining Sobel Pevzner, Shabnam interned at Verizon in Basking Ridge, NJ as a legal intern. Shabnam was also a legal intern at the National Football League in New York for their Corporate and Litigation department. During law school, Shabnam was a student intern at the Securities Arbitration Clinic which is now known as the Fairbridge Investor Rights Clinic (John Jay Legal Services) which ultimately led to her position as a research assistant for the clinic with a focus on FINRA and securities arbitration. Shabnam is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey.