Donna-Marie Korth is a Partner in the Commercial, Banking and Real Estate Litigation Practice Group, and is a Certified Mediator. She concentrates in all aspects of commercial and real estate litigation, all land use issues, appellate practice, commercial foreclosure, lending litigation, guardianship proceedings, and previously concentrated in cooperative/condominium law.
In addition, as a trained mediator, Ms. Korth is able to mediate a wide variety of civil disputes pre or post-litigation. She was appointed to serve on the Commercial Mediation Panel in Nassau County Supreme Court, Hurricane Sandy Mediation Panel in Eastern District of the United States District Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association, and serves on the ADR Advisory Council of the Nassau County Bar Association.
Ms. Korth was appointed to and served on the Nassau County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee. She is also the former Dean of the Nassau Academy of Law, and has moderated and lectured at several CLE seminars. She is former Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and former Chair/Vice-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, and a long time organizer and judge of the annual Moot Court competition among area law schools.
Her publications include the St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary and The New York Law Journal on the topics of the Second Amendment and Megan’s Law.
Over the years, Ms. Korth has received numerous honors. She was named to the 2018 and 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List and one of the “Ones to Watch” by Long Island Business News 2017. She was recognized as one of the Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Women In Professional Services in 2016, and was previously honored by the Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 Class for 2000’s “Class Salutatorian.” Ms. Korth was chosen as one of LI Pulse’s 2013 Top Ten Legal Eagles for Litigation and Philanthropy. Long Island Business News also named her one of Long Island’s 40 rising stars under the age of 40; one of Long Island’s Top 50 professional women in the years 2000 and 2004. In 2006, Touro Law Center named her Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney. She also received the Leadership Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She has also achieved the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell, and was elected as a fellow to the New York State Bar Foundation.
Ms. Korth graduated, magna cum laude, from St. John’s University with an undergraduate degree in accounting and graduated, with honors, from that University’s School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association.
Ms. Korth serves on the Black and White Ball Committee for NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Cancer Center for Kids, and was honored at this event for 2015. Along with her spouse, Ms. Korth serves on the Advisory Board of Chaminade High School, Mineola, NY; and University of Notre Dame Parents Club, and is involved in various fund raising efforts in her community.