Taxation and Estate Planning

We have decades of experience representing corporations and individual clients. We assist our private clients with individual tax and estate planning. We represent both our corporate and private clients in proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Tax Court and state agencies. Our practice includes: Preparation of estate planning and related documents, including wills,…

Intellectual Property and Art Law

Our firm represents companies, individuals, estates, artists, collectors and dealers in, among other matters: Intellectual property protection, counseling, litigation, arbitration and mediation; Intellectual property contract drafting and negotiation; Transfers, sales and assignments of intellectual property; Trademark and copyright negotiation and related counseling; Domain name acquisition, transfer and disputes; Trade secret protection, corporate practices to preserve databases,…

Hospitality

McCue Sussmane Zapfel & Cohen P.C. represents a variety of prominent restaurants and nightclubs in New York City and throughout the world. Representative clients include: Bagatelle, Le Bilboquet and Grimaldi’s Pizzerias. We advise clients at all stages of their business. We handle corporate structuring, financing and intellectual property rights acquisition and management. We counsel our…

Michael Benzaki

Michael is an associate at McCue Sussmane Zapfel & Cohen P.C., where he primarily works with the firm’s entertainment group. Michael’s practice includes representing financiers and creatives involved in the motion picture industry from the early development of feature films and through production. He structures and negotiates agreements for individuals and companies on all sides…