|Contact Info||Telephone: 516-296-7000|
|University ||Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., magna cum laude, 1973 Member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon, The National Economics Honor Society|
|Law School||St. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1979|
|Admitted||1980, New York|
|Memberships ||Nassau County Bar Association (Chair, Corporation Law Committee and the Securities Law Committee). |
|Born||New York, N.Y., 1952|
Fred Skolnik is a partner in the firm's Corporate/Securities Law Practice Group. Mr. Skolnik established the firm's Long Island corporate and securities law practice in 1987 after many years of practice in the firm's New York City office. A frequent speaker on topics related to corporate and securities law, Mr. Skolnik has served the Nassau County Bar Association as Chair of both the Corporation Law Committee and the Securities Law Committee. Mr. Skolnik has been a partner of the firm since 1988.
Mr. Skolnik's practice relates primarily to the representation of public and private companies in connection with equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, and general corporate and business matters.
Long Island Business News named Mr. Skolnik to its 2012 list of "Who's Who in Corporate Law."
A magna cum laude graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York and a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon, the national economics honor society, Mr. Skolnik is a cum laude graduate of St. John's University School of Law.
Mr. Skolnik is a member of the Leadership Council of the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island, which creates and supports mentoring programs across Long Island, and serves on the Board of Directors of Farmingdale College Foundation, which provides financial assistance, including scholarships, for Farmingdale State College programs and projects not funded by the New York State budget. Mr. Skolnik is also a co-founder and the administrator of LIKE (Lawyers Involved in Kids' Education), a program that establishes mentoring relationships between attorneys and potentially "at-risk" elementary school students and seeks to develop vocabulary and analytical skills in the mentees through word games.
Mr. Skolnik is admitted to practice in the state of New York.
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