Our Associates

Our associates represent the best and brightest legal talent with impeccable ethics and qualifications, consistent with our philosophy and mission of providing every client with the best possible legal representation available anywhere. View their profiles below:

Jennifer M. Feerick
Stephen M. Honan
Alak Shah
Patrick A. Knowles
John J. Kolesar III




 
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Jennifer M. Feerick
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789

Practice Areas:
Appellate Practice; Litigation; Constitutional Law;
Civil Rights; Municipal Law; Property Rights

Admitted:
1998, Connecticut;
1999, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York

Law School:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1998

College:
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, B.S., cum laude, 1994

Biography:
Senior Court Attorney, N.Y. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, 2000-2006

Born:
Suffern, New York




 
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Stephen M. Honan
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789

Practice Areas:
Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions;
Personal Injury; Insurance Coverage and Litigation;
Commercial and General Litigation; Estates Practice

Admitted: 
1988, New York and New Jersey, 1987 Connecticut;
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
and District of New Jersey

Law School:
University of Bridgeport, J.D., 1987

College: 
State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1984

Member:
New York County Lawyers Association

Born:
Bronx, New York




 
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Alak Shah
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789



Practice Areas: 
Litigation; Personal Injury; Appellate Practice;
Real Estate; Insurance Coverage; Labor Law; Commercial Litigation;
General Litigation

Admitted:  
2008, New Jersey; 2008, New York;
2011 U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Law School: 
Pace University of Law, J.D. 2007

College: 
Pennsylvania State University, B.S. 2004

Member: 
New York State Bar Association; New Jersey State Bar Association; American Bar Association

Biography:
Formerly of O’Connor Redd in White Plains, New York. Interned during Law School at the Securities Arbitration Clinic at Pace in White Plains, New York and also in Mumbai, India at Singhania & Partners. Alak also interned at Clark, Gagliardi & Miller, White Plains, New York.  At Pace Law School, Alak received the Alumni Achievement Award, was named a Dean’s Scholar and was on the Dean’s List.  He served as the President of the Gaelic Society and the Treasurer of the Student Bar Association.  At Penn State, Alak was awarded a Dean’s Scholarship and was also on the Dean’s List.  Alak is a Member of MENSA and Phi Alpha Delta.

Born:  
Gujarat, India




 


Patrick A. Knowles
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789


Practice Areas:
General Litigation; Employment Law; Municipal Law; Zoning, Planning, and Land Use; Personal Injury; Civil Rights; Environmental Law; Criminal Law

Admitted:
2015, New York;
2014, New Jersey and District of New Jersey

Law School:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2014

College:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2010

Biography: 
Patrick Knowles first joined us as a Summer Associate in May 2013 while studying at Fordham University School of Law.  While enrolled, Patrick was a member of the Dean’s List and International Law Journal.  Additionally, he interned at Fordham’s Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic, and clerked for the Honorable Mr. Justice Daniel Herbert of the Irish High Court in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to entering Law School, Patrick worked full-time as a paralegal in the New York County District Attorney’s Office.

Born:
New York, New York





 


John J. Kolesar III
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789


Practice Areas:
General Litigation; Municipal Law; Zoning, Planning, and Land Use; Environmental Law; Labor & Employment Law; Energy Law; Real Estate

Admitted:
2016, New York

Law School:
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 2016

College:
Pace University, B.S., 2012

Biography: 
John Kolesar joined FLMN after attending Pace University School of Law. While in law school, John served as a New York State Pro Bono Scholar, an Editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review and a Research Assistant at Pace Energy & Climate Center. John also interned in the Pace Land Use Law Center, and the Chambers of the Hon. Magali M. Francois, Superior Court of New Jersey Bergen County. At Pace University John played on the Men’s Lacrosse team.

Born:
Nyack, New York