Richard Charles Hamburger Attorney - Melville, NY -

Richard Charles Hamburger

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Licensed for 41 years

Serving Melville, NY

Areas of Law

  • Business Transactions & Disputes
  • Constitutional & Civil Rights Law
  • Library, School & Municipal Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Nursing Home Law
  • Trusts, Estates & Elder Law
  • Zoning & Land Use

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, New York
1978, U.S. District Court, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Law School Attended
Cornell University Law School

Class of 1977
cum laude

University Attended

Northwestern University
Class of 1974

Bar Fellowship
of the New York Bar Foundation. Mr. Hamburger formerly chaired the Judicial Screening Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Village of Northport Zoning Board of Appeals. He is a founder and current trustee of the Long Island Children's Museum, and a former Co-President of Kehillath Shalom Synagogue in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Mr. Hamburger is admitted to practice in the U. S. Supreme Court, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court in the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, and all New York State courts. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, and the State Association of School Attorneys.

Richard Hamburger was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in 1974 and earned his J.D. degree cum laude from Cornell University Law School in 1977. Upon graduation, he was appointed Assistant District Attorney to the Hon. Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney of New York County, where he served in both the Appeals Bureau and the Trial Division. In 1980, Mr. Hamburger began a two-year position as Law Assistant to the Hon. Bernard S. Meyer, Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State. Mr. Hamburger's areas of concentration include commercial litigation, business and corporate law, education and municipal law, zoning and land use, environmental law, civil rights, employment discrimination, health care law, and real estate.

Law Assistant to the Honorable Bernard S. Meyer, Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals, 1980-1982. Assistant District Attorney, New York County, 1977-1980. Member, Incorporated Village of Northport Planning Board, 1984-1990. Chair, Incorporated Village of Northport Zoning Board of Appeals, 1991-1992. Trustee, Long Island Children's Museum, 1998—. Member: Suffolk County (Chair, Federal Courts Committee, 1994-1995) and New York State (Member: Committee on Professional Ethics, 1994-1997; Magistrate Judge Selection Committee, 1998—; Special Committee on Unlawful Practice of Law, 1998—) Bar Associations.

Location Details


225 Broadhollow Rd., Ste. 301E
Melville, NY  11747