STEPHEN E. TURMAN is a highly respected trial attorney, litigator and appellate advocate with more than 20 years of experience representing clients in complex business disputes and contested trust and estate matters. Steve has earned a reputation among judges, clients and peers for being a straight shooter and tenacious advocate. Steve loves being a lawyer and feels blessed every day he is able to help his clients solve challenging problems. Steve shares his passion for the law with his clients, each of whom he treats with compassion and respect.
Steve represents businesses and individuals in complex corporate and commercial disputes, including cases involving breach of contract, fraud, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment disputes, real estate disputes and matters involving the theft of trade secrets and intellectual property. Steve also specializes in trust and estate litigation, where he represents trust and estate beneficiaries and fiduciaries (including executors, trustees and administrators) in will contests, contested accountings, kinship proceedings, spousal rights cases, turnover proceedings and similar disputes.
While Steve is a creative and aggressive attorney, his clients appreciate how much he care about them and how he takes a personal interest he takes in their cases. Steve never shies away from a challenge and typically works late into the night and on weekends to ensure his clients have the best chance for successful outcomes.
Steve's accomplishments have been noted by the Long Island Business News, which named Steve one Long Island's 40 Rising Stars Under 40. Steve also served for more than six years as a member the Nassau County Board of Ethics. In his personal life, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is also a fitness fanatic, hobbyist car mechanic and animal lover.
Cornell Law School, J.D. 1999 (Certified in Business Law and Regulation)
Managing Editor, Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy
Binghamton University (SUNY), B.A. 1996 (magma cum laud)
N.Y., 2000, N.J., 2000, SDNY, EDNY, DNJ
- Mr. Turman is an active member of the Long Island community and was appointed by, then County Executive Tom Suozzi, to serve on the Nassau County Board of Ethics between May 2007 and May 2013
- Mr. Turman was named as one of Long Island's 40 Rising Stars under 40 by the Long Island Business News in 2008.
TURMAN LEGAL SOLUTIONS PLLC (2022 to Present) (Size 2 Attorneys)
Uniondale, New York
Mr. Turman formed Turman Legal Solutions PLLC to provide superior quality, cost effective litigation services to his clients in the New York and New Jersey area. Mr. Turman continues to represent his clients in commercial disputes, employment disputes, bankruptcy proceedings and in Surrogate's Court proceedings.
MORITT HOCK & HAMROFF P.C. (2003-2022) (Size 85+ Attorneys)
Garden City, New York
Mr. Turman was an associate and later a Counsel and Senior Litigator in the firm's Commercial Litigation and Trusts and Estate Groups.<BR>
BROWN RAYSMAN LLP (later Thelen LLP) (2002-2003) (Size 500+ Attorneys)
New York, New York
Mr. Turman was an associate in the firm's Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Department.<BR>
COLE SCHOTZ P.C. (1999-2002)(Size 150+ attorneys)
Hackensack, New Jersey (Main Office)
Mr. Turman was an associate in the Firm's Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy Departments.<BR>
Mr. Turman is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York Bar Association and the American Bar Associations