Brian K. Ziegler
Brian Ziegler is Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Corporate/Securities Law Practice Group. Mr. Ziegler has broad experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, finance, private placements, license agreements, executive compensation and employment agreements, taxation and general business counseling. Mr. Ziegler serves as outside general counsel to a variety of different businesses and is regularly called upon to advise corporations of all sizes, family owned businesses, limited liability companies and partnerships.
Mr. Ziegler is a frequent lecturer in the area of limited liability companies. He is also a contributing author of New York Forms: Legal and Business, published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing. A cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, he holds both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws degree in taxation from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a member of both the New York and Florida Bars.
From 2011 through 2017, Mr. Ziegler was named consecutively each year to the New York Metro Super Lawyers List, and he has earned the highest rating by Martindale Hubbell. In addition, Long Island Business News named him to the 2011 list of “Who’s Who in Corporate Attorneys,” and Long Island Pulse Magazine presented him with a Legal Eagle award in 2012, and to their top 10 Legal Eagles list. Most recently, Mr. Ziegler was honored as an Every Day Hero by Hope For Youth with its Elizabeth Bass Golding Award.
An active member of the Long Island community, Mr. Ziegler is the Village Justice for the Village of Woodsburgh, NY, and is Chairperson for the Empire State Cup and the Commissioner’s Cup Golf Tournaments at the Black Course of Bethpage State Park, each of which is organized by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for which Mr. Ziegler serves on the Golf Advisory Committee. He is the former Co-Chair and current Leadership Council Member of the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island and a co-founder and participant in the firm’s mentoring program known as LIKE (Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education).