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About Me

The Drantivy Law Firm, PLLC strives for the highest degree of excellence in legal consultation, representation, and client relations.  The firm’s dedicated policy is to represent individuals and business entities that it believes in and the firm will only take cases for which it is willing to fully dedicate its time and resources.

In support of its clients, the Drantivy Law Firm, PLLC pays great attention to detail, devotes timely attention to its clients' personal and business matters of concern, focuses heavily on solving its clients' problems so that the complicating issues do not recur, and, most importantly, always keeps its clients exceptionally informed of any and all relevant progress on their matters.


Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Practice Areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 33%
    7 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    7 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    7 years
  4. Business: 15%
    7 years
  5. Other: 7%
  6. More 



Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

77 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Drantivy. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Brice Newell

    I endorse Edwin. He is well respected among fellow lawyers.


    James Newell Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1414 Kings Highway, Suite 203
Brooklyn, NY, 11229


NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Top Contributor - ContractsAvvo2014
Top Contributor - Real EstateAvvo2013
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/Managing MemberDrantivy Law Firm, PLLC2009 - Present
Policy Compliance EvaluatorDiscovery Brokerage, LLC2008 - 2008
Law ClerkGalex Wolf LLC2007 - 2007
Legal InternMiddlesex County Superior Court, Special Civil Part (NJ)2006 - 2006
Legal InternRobert M. Schechter and Associates2005 - 2005
Administrative InternContinental Properties Management, Inc.2004 - 2004
Accounting InternWachovia Corporate & Investment Banking2003 - 2003
Legal InternShamy, Shipers & Lonski, P.C.2002 - 2002
Administrative AssistantCarter-Wallace, Inc.2001 - 2001
Portfolio EditorDerivative Portfolio Management, Inc.2000 - 2000
Community LifeguardFox Meadow Homeowner's Association (NJ)1998 - 1999
Tennis InstructorLake-Vu Day Camp (NJ)1997 - 1997
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkAdmitted Attorney2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAdmitted Attorney2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
Russian-American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2013
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Serova v. Akhtareev (Drantivy Law Firm, PLLC)Defendant won and the case was dismissed. The Court granted Defendant a Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's case based on Plaintiff's failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted.
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Publication NameTitleDate
Portrait Of A Law Practice (Russkaya Reklama)Pre-Nuptial Agreement: A Modern Tool For Resolving Family Law Issues2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Appalachian School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
State University of New York, BinghamtonPsychology; Economics MinorBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Touro Law CenterLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyPsychologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Middlesex County CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Zeta Beta Tau, Inc. - Local Chapter Alumni Weekend 2010Modern Legal Issues Facing Fraternities: Solutions To Common Problems2010