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Corey S. Kupfer

Corey S. Kupfer

Practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Corporate & Incorporation, Real Estate

About Me

Corey S. Kupfer is Partner at the Hamburger Law Firm and is also Director,
Entrepreneur Services at MarketCounsel, an affiliated business, regulatory, and compliance consulting firm for entrepreneurial investment advisory firms nationwide. Corey oversees the firm’s Business and Commercial Practice Group, concentrating on the lifecycle of entrepreneurial business entities including corporate and contractual services, business combinations, reorganizations, and mergers & acquisitions, succession planning and transition strategies. Mr. Kupfer also manages the real estate, intellectual property, litigation and labor and employment law practices of the firm.


Mr. Kupfer joined the Hamburger Law Firm in 2010 when the firm acquired Kupfer’s entrepreneurial corporate law firm, Kupfer & Associates, PLLC. Mr. Kupfer founded his firm in 1991 to address the needs of entrepreneurs. Throughout, his passion has always been in advising his business clients, structuring transactions and negotiating deals.
A successful entrepreneur from the age of 15, Corey is a rarity among attorneys – he both understands and appreciates how business people think. He knows that every business transaction has a window of opportunity that can be missed when faced with untimely legal delays or over-lawyering.


Corey believes his role as counselor is to foster business dealings by assessing and managing risk, not by restricting the options and opportunities of his clients. His ability to serve as a trusted advisor, strategist, and deal maker is a rare and valuable quality that has won the respect and long-term loyalty of his clients.


In 2011, the New York Enterprise Report, a leading publication for entrepreneurial companies, honored Corey with their Best Corporate Attorney and the Attorney of the Year awards.
Corey received his Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law in 1985, where he was a member of the Annual Survey of American Law. He was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1986 and within 6 years had established his own practice. In preparation for that he was first associated with the New York office of Chicago-based Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather and Geraldson working primarily on public offerings, private placements and leveraged buyout transactions and labor and employment law matters. He later gained extensive experience in a broader range of corporate and real estate matters through his association with the New York law firm Herrick, Feinstein.


Corey is active in many non-profit and public interest organizations. For example, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He previously served on the Boards of the Coro New York Leadership Center, an organization dedicated to civic involvement that trains future leaders in the private, public and non-profit sectors, and 1+1+1=ONE, an organization committed to using art and civic dialogue for positive social change in the areas of race relations and young women’s empowerment. He also provides pro bono legal services to numerous other organizations.


Corey is married, travels extensively, and golfs poorly.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Real Estate: 20%
    30 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    30 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    30 years
  4. Business: 20%
    30 years
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    30 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lee Rosenberg

    I have known and worked with Corey for years. He has a great ability to problem solve and find creative ways to get things done whether the matter at hand is reletivley small or a multimillion dollar deal. I would continue to recommend Corey with the highest of confidence.

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    Lee Rosenberg Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Hamburger Law Firm

350 5th Ave Ste 7116
New York, NY, 10118-7112

Hamburger Law Firm

61 W. Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ, 07631-2706

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Attorney of the YearThe New York Enterprise Report2011
Best Attorney - General Corporate LawThe New York Enterprise Report2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerKupfer & Associates, PLLC1991 - 2009
AssociateHerrick Feinstein1988 - 1991
AssociateSeyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson1985 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Entrepreneurs Organization - New York ChapterBoard Member2008 - Present
Coro New York Leadership CenterBoard Member2000 - 2008
Professional Business Network Association, Inc.Board Member1997 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Contributor to Schwab Advisor Services White PaperLegal and Regulatory Considerations Navigating the Transition to Independence as an RIA2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
State University of New York, Stony BrookPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Virtual Launch webinarHow to Create Succession Planning Success2012
Schwab Small Regional EventSuccession Planning for Investment Advisory Firms2012
Schwab Advisor ServicesOpen Forum2012
MTC EventContract2012
MTC EventLegal Structures2012
Member SummitNegotiating with Integrity2012
Member SummitPreparing your Firm to be Scalable and Saleable2012
Inside TrackRealizing the Value in your Firm2012
Hebrew Free Loan SocietyEntity formation and other legal considerations when about to launch2012
FastTrac New Venture ClassLegal Structures and Management Teams2012
FastTrac New VentureLegal Structures2012
FastTrac Growth VentureTrademarks2012
FastTrac Growth VentureContracts2012
FastTrac Growth VentureLegal Structures2012
Citibank SeminarThe Art of Negotiation2012
BrightTALK WebinarCorporate Considerations of Becoming an Independent Register Investment Advisor (RIA)2012
WebinarLegal and Regulatory Considerations Navigating the Transition to Independence as an RIA2011
MTC EventNegotiating to Catapult Your Business Success2011
MTC EventTrademarks2011
Member Summit5 Legal Strategies to Protect Your Firm2011
FastTrac New VentureLegal Structures2011
Partner SummitBasic Training Legal Structuring For RIAs2010
Partner SummitBasic Training Intellectual Property For RIAs2010
FastTrac New Venture ClassLegal Structures2010