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After practicing for a decade in prominent New York City law firms and serving as general counsel to a nationwide investment firm, I continue to counsel clients in commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and business services. I too am entrepreneurial, having been involved in a startup of a newspaper and also founding my own law firm, and have traits that I share with my clients. Getting deals done. Sense of humor. Knowledge of law. Thoroughness.


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  1. Business: 40%
    34 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    26 years
  3. Employment: 15%
    25 years
  4. Contracts: 15%
    34 years
  5. Intellectual Property: 10%
    26 years



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1234 Summer Street
Stamford, CT, 069055532


NYCurrently registered 198207/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis1988
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalStephen L. Ganis, Esq. d/ba Ganis Corporate Law Offices1992 - Present
General CounselTriton Investment Management1990 - 1992
AssociateRobinson Silverman (now Bryan Cave)1984 - 1990
AssociateWhitman & Ransom1981 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
IBG, LLC v. WangStipulated Judgment
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Syracuse UniversityJournalism (Magazine)BS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Angels and VentureRegulation D and Crowdfunding2012
Conference on Learning Americans with Disabilities ActAmericans with Disabilities Act1995