Whether you’re a business, an individual, or a school, one thing is clear: You need a lawyer that practices hard-nosed common sense—and does so with Confidence & Strategy, creating the strongest Opportunity to achieve your objective.

At Cohen Schneider LLP, our practice covers a wide range of disciplines from internet law and e-commerce law to small business law, real estate, family, and education law matters.  Our lawyers vary, too, and their practice areas and personalities are distinct.

But the tie that unites us is clear: we keep our eyes firmly on the bottom line. Your bottom line.

For individuals, that means protecting your property, your lifestyle—and your wallet. For businesses, that means taking the time to translate hard-and-fast legalese into English-for-entrepreneurs—enabling you to make rapid, well-informed decisions. For schools and educational services providers, it means swinging the door wide open to pioneering charter school education and other educational endeavors.

Below are our specialty practice areas:


With the entrepreneur and start-up business in mind, Cohen Schneider LLP has structured a start-up package focused on the immediate needs of start-up ventures while keeping your budget in mind.


We service all education organizations including charter schools, private schools, educational management organizations, charter management organizations and educational service providers.

Family & Matrimonial

We specialize in counseling and representation in the negotiation of all marital agreements, including the creation of pre-nuptial agreements for individuals of all ages.


No matter what stage of the business lifecycle your company is in, Cohen Schneider LLP’s business lawyers in NYC can assist with strategy and execution.

Internet Law

Developing and protecting rights to online-based content, structuring terms and conditions, developing and overseeing advertising and marketing efforts, and all legal needs for the internet.


We have counseled hundreds of families concerning the planning of their estates. From basic services to manage assets, as well as more extensive estate planning to persons of greater wealth.

Residential Real Estate

For over 35 years, we have conducted thousands of residential real estate closings—in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and the surrounding boroughs and counties.