Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP

Law Firm in Binghamton, NY
607.763.9200

About This Firm

For more than 85 years, Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP has been providing individuals and businesses in the Southern Tier of New York with a wide range of personal and corporate legal services. The ability to offer prompt, practical, results-oriented service has made the firm one of the largest and most respected law practices in Upstate New York and the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.

The lawyers of Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP enjoy an enviable statewide reputation, both among other lawyers and with the judiciary. Past and present partners have served as President of the New York State Bar Association, President of the Broome County Bar Association, the Federation of the Bar of the Sixth Judicial District, leaders of various New York State Bar Association specialty sections, instructors at programs providing continuing education for the profession and have been honored by their peers for their professionalism and community service.

In what was the largest law firm merger in Broome County history, the prominent law firm of Chernin & Gold joined Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP in 2000. Clients of the combined firm benefit from the commitment to increased efficiency through innovation and technology, as well as the core values of quality and service to clients and the community at large.

Whether advising a local business owner about business development and tax planning, counseling a senior citizen about legal options, helping an individual or family buy a new home, or representing an accident victim seeking just compensation for personal injuries, Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP is committed to pursuing a standard of excellence while "giving back" to the community in which their families live and prosper.

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Labor and Employment
  • Employee Benefits
  • Pension and Profit Sharing
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Elder Law
  • Tax
  • Insurance
  • Civil and Criminal Practice before all Local
  • State and Federal Courts
  • Trial and Appellate Practice.
 

Overall Client Rating

in Family Law, Real Estate and Contracts
4.1 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
4.5
Responsiveness
3.9
Quality of Service
4.1
Value for Money
4.1

  • Data based on 11 reviews
  • Recommended by 8 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 10/20/14
Posted by a Consumer on 10/20/14
1.5 out of 5.0
I hired a lawyer to handle the closing on the sale of my home. I received one phone call from that lawyer. I was told 2 days before the closing that the lawyer I hired had left the firm and did not speak to a lawyer until the closing. I was not kept informed on the timing of the closing and I am now being chased down for payments that should have been handled at the closing. Very unprofessional service, I would not use this firm again.
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Posted by a Consumer on 07/21/13
Recommended
4.5 out of 5.0
Very thorough and competent. The experience went smoother and quicker than expected.
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Posted by a Consumer on 05/25/13
Recommended
5.0 out of 5.0
they were very prompt and easy to understand details they had for me
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People at This Firm

Lawyer Name:
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Theodore Levene
Theodore Levene
Partner
(1907-1957)
Paul C. Gouldin
Paul C. Gouldin
Partner
(1913-1982)
David L. Dyer
David L. Dyer
Partner
(1923-1982)
David Levene
David Levene
Partner
(1904-1982)
Paul B. Price
Paul B. Price
Partner
(1931-1995)
Carlton F. Thompson
Carlton F. Thompson
Partner
(1924-2005)
Managing Partner
Associate
Associate
Associate
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
Of Counsel
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Of Counsel
Special Counsel

Firm Details

Year Established

1927

Firm Size

50

Clients

CORPORATE/FINANCIAL: Air Temp Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., C.H. Thompson Company, Inc., Cleaner Supply, Inc., Community Foundation of South Central New York, Inc., Diamond Visionics, LLC, Five Riverside Towers, Hearth Management, HSBC Bank, Koffman Enterprises, Lockheed-Martin, Corning, Inc., M&T Bank, McFarland-Johnson, Inc., MediMedia USA, NBT Bank, Northeastern Plate Glass Corp., Tioga Tool, Inc., Silver Dollar Optical, Stakmore Co., Inc., Tioga State Bank, Vestal Tile Distributors, Inc., Willow Run Foods and Inc.

Clients

CONSTRUCTION/RETAIL: A.L. Burke, Inc., Astrocom Electronics, Inc., Broome County Building Supply, Inc., Coral Isle Pools, Inc., F.S. Lopke Contracting, Inc., Felix Roma & Sons, Inc., Gault Chevrolet-Toyota-BMW, Gorick Construction Co., Inc., J.S. Miller Appraisal Associates, LLC, McGowan Corp., Olum's Inc., R. DeVincentis Construction, Inc., Serafini Nissan-Volvo, Shumaker Consulting Engineering & Land Surveying, P.C., Vacri Construction Corp., Walsh & Sons Construction, Washburn Construction and LLC.

Clients

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION: Bearcats Development Group, Newman Development Group and Wachs Development.

Clients

INSURANCE: Broome Co-Operative Insurance Company, Chartis, CNA Group, Dryden Mutual Insurance Company, Federated Mutual Insurance Company, First Cardinal Corp, Gallagher Bassett of New York, GEICO, Kemper Insurance Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, Physicians Reciprocal Insurance Company, PMA Group, Progressive Insurance Company, Savitch Agency, Travelers Insurance Co. and USAA.

Clients

MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE: Binghamton Gastroenterology Associates, P.C., Binghamton Eye Associates, Broome Oncology, LLC, Broome County Medical Society, Cardiology Associates, P.C., Carpathian Dental Associates, P.C., Corning Hospital, Endwell Family Physicians, LLP, Guthrie Healthcare/Robert Packer Hospital, Levine, Shakun, Salomons & Bray Dental P.C., Margaretville Hospital, Neuro Medical Care Associates, PLLC, Ophthalmic Associates of the Southern Tier, P.C., Orthopedic Associates of 65 Pennsylvania Ave., P.C., Preferred Physicians Medical, Rehabilitation Associates, Roberts Eyecare Associates, Southern Tier Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Southern New York NeuroSurgical Group, P.C., Tier Orthopedic Associates, P.C., Tier ENT Associates, P.C., United Methodist Homes, United Health Service Hospitals and Inc.

Clients

INSTITUTIONAL: Binghamton University Foundation, Broome Community College Faculty Student Association, Civil Service Employees Association and Cornell University.

Clients

APPROVED ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS FOR: Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Insurance Company.

Contact Information

Firm Address

Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP
450 Plaza Drive, Vestal 13850, P.O. Box F-1706,
Binghamton, NY 13902-0106
U.S.A.

Phone

607.763.9200

Fax

607.763.9211

Office Information
 450 Plaza Drive, Vestal 13850, P.O. Box F-1706,
Binghamton, NY 13902-0106

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Other Offices
Ithaca Office
121 East Buffalo Street Ithaca, New York
Athens Office
501 South Main Street Athens, Pennsylvania
Binghamton Office: 71 State Street, 13901.
Vestal (Main) Office: 450 Plaza Drive, 13850.
Deposit Office: 131 Front Street, 13754. Telephone: 607-467-3322. Fax: 607-467-4898.
Whitney Point Office: 2912 US Route 11, 13862. Telephone: 607-634-4141. Fax: 607-634-4044.
Ithaca Office: 121 East Buffalo Street, 14850. Telephone: 607-272-3484. Fax: 607-277-2112.
Spencer Office: 140 Main Street, 14882. Telephone: 607-589-4232. Fax: 607-589-4311.
Athens Office: 501 South Main Street, Athens, PA 18810. Telephone: 570-886-0114. Fax: 570-955-3632.

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