Bashian and Papantoniou, P.C.

PRACTICE AREAS

Bashian & Papantoniou provides legal counsel in the following areas of practice:

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Corporate & Transactional

Our seasoned corporate attorneys represent a variety of business entities, including large, mid-sized and emerging businesses. We assist our clients in developing long term strategies to maximize profitability of their hard earned investments by navigating them through the intricacies of structuring, managing and operating a successful business enterprise.
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Criminal Defense

Our network of attorneys includes former Assistant District Attorneys that have extensive experience in handling criminal matters at the state and federal court levels. Our attorneys provide representation to individuals and businesses, and are prepared to defend clients in a wide array of criminal areas, including white-collar fraud, conspiracy, embezzlement, fraud, theft and larceny, traffic violations, DWI/DUI arrests, misdemeanors and serious violent felony offenses.
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Family Law

At Bashian & Papantoniou, we have experience representing juveniles accused of offenses in the Family Court system. Our team of juvenile defense attorneys are comprised of former experienced juvenile prosecutors and attorneys who understand that the first few days after your child’s arrest are critical to the future handling of the case. The most common offenses that we handle are robbery, shoplifting, burglary, drug possession, assault, battery, graffiti, trespass and many other violent crimes.
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Class Actions

Bashian & Papantoniou is dedicated to pursuing justice for individuals and groups who have been harmed by the improper conduct of large corporations and companies, manufacturers, employers and insurance companies. As lead counsel or co-lead counsel, in a class action lawsuit our attorneys coordinate the day-to-day litigation activities and implement the best overall strategy to recover results that our clients deserve and approve. We handle class action lawsuits in the areas of the American Disability Act violations, antitrust, defective products, securities law fraud, consumer protection, civil rights litigation, employment law and insurance law.
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Litigation

Litigation involves legal issues that require confident litigators who are well versed in the different areas of law and possess the uncanny ability to zealously represent all of their clients. With years of experience, the attorneys at Bashian & Papantoniou understand that the escalation of a dispute into litigation is an important decision that may have enormous effects on the clients that we represent. Therefore, our approach includes a detailed assessment of each of our client’s needs and concerns, client participation in the planning and decision making, thorough case preparation, effective use of all available resources and consideration of alternative dispute resolution, and even arbitration or mediation.
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Entertainment

Our firm’s entertainment practice includes a diverse medium of entertainment industries, such as film, sports, music, modeling, eSport electronic gaming and photography. Our representation of entertainment clients includes: contract negotiating, drafting and reviewing of talent agreements, agency agreements and releases, commercial agreements, employment agreements, intellectual property licensing, product endorsements, celebrity and personal appearances, extended use rights agreements.
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Not-For-Profit

Bashian & Papantoniou’s attorneys have extensive experience in, and provide legal advice on all aspects of, creating not-for-profit organizations and guiding our clients through the complex process of applying for recognition of exemption from federal income taxation under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code
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Personal Injury

Bashian & Papantoniou handles a variety of cases that may be classified in the realm of “personal injury.” Our firm is designed to protect our clients who may be victims of physical injury, serious physical injury, emotional distress, battery and/or intentional torts. Our firm is comprised of skilled litigators who are not afraid to take a case to trial. From the initial interview to the first court conference, the attorneys of Bashian & Papantoniou are tirelessly preparing all cases, no matter how big or small, for trial.
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Real Estate

At Bashian & Papantoniou we handle real estate transactions and litigation involving all facets of real estate. Our litigators handle construction and real estate cases in both arbitration tribunals and courts. The firm’s clients include developers of commercial, industrial and residential projects, construction companies, investors, financial institutions, property managers, contractors, real estate brokers and commercial and residential property owners.
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Wills, Trusts & Estates

A properly drafted Will can help your family members and other beneficiaries avoid the complexities of probate, which can be a lengthy and costly judicial process used to determine the validity of your Will and to carry out the terms of your Will. At Bashian & Papantoniou, our attorneys take care in drafting our clients’ wills and trusts, and we make sure that all legal and financial matters are addressed in advance.
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Traffic Violations & Citations

Our law firm represents and defends drivers in motor vehicle traffic violations. Almost every driver, at some point in their life, will receive a traffic ticket. Therefore, it is really important to have an attorney that you can trust and who will guide you through the legal process.
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ADA Litigation

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990. Its purpose was to prevent disability-based discrimination in government, employment, commercial facilities, transportation, telecommunications and public accommodations. The ADA also seeks to prevent discrimination arising from certain barriers, failures to make...
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Employment Defense Litigation

Under the ADA, Title I, prevents private employers and religious institutions with 15 or more employees, and state and local government from discriminating against qualified individuals who are disabled.
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Title III ADA Litigation

Our law firm defends businesses and property owners in ADA claims alleging accessibility barriers to public accommodations, commercial facilities and private education related entities throughout New York.
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ADA Employment Discrimination for Individuals With Disabilities

Our law firm protects the rights of individual with disabilities in ADA claims where they have been discriminated against in the workplace due to such disabilities
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ADA Litigation For Individuals With Disabilities

Our law firm protects the rights of individual with disabilities in ADA claims where they have been discriminated against in public accommodation settings.
Our History

About Bashian & Papantoniou

We are compassionate, diligent, and confident. We achieve success by out-thinking and out-working our adversaries. We treat all of our clients with equal respect and attention.

Bashian Papantoniou Working

Our firm strives to provide an in-depth all-around approach to our legal services by utilizing our deep knowledge and vast experiences in a multifaceted practice to benefit each of our client’s unique legal situations.  We stand out where others fade away.

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Our Team

Meet Our Professionals

The attorneys at Bashian & Papantoniou are constantly striving to take law to the next level. Our team is comprised of exceptional professionals who put their clients first. We are knowledgeable, personable and diligent. Client success is our top priority.

Andreas Papantoniou is a principal and founder of Bashian & Papantoniou, P.C. Andreas heads up the business department.

Andreas Papantoniou

Managing Partner - Corporate Division
Erik M. Bashian is principal and founder of Bashian & Papantoniou. Erik is a New York and New Jersey trial lawyer.

Erik M. Bashian

Managing Partner - Litigation Division
Andrew Levine is special outside counsel to Bashian & Papantoniou, P.C. and handles personal injury matters on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Andrew Levine

Of Counsel
Lance H. Meyer is special outside counsel to Bashian & Papantoniou, where he primarily represents the firm’s clients’.

Lance H. Meyer

Of Counsel
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Our Status

Our law firm has represented and helped hundreds of businesses and individuals. Here is a representative selection of businesses that our firm has represented in litigation, corporate transactions and other business related matters.