|Alternative Dispute Resolution
Since the passage of the Federal Arbitration Act and the utilization of arbitration by many industry groups, alternative dispute resolution through
arbitration and mediation has been widely accepted as an alternative to costly litigation. Lubiner & Schmidt was an early advocate of this method of
resolving commercial disputes. We encourage our clients to utilize methods such as arbitration and mediation to rapidly and efficiently resolve problems.
Our attorneys have participated in arbitrations and mediations throughout the country for well over 20 years and are familiar with all forums available for
We have acted as counsel in mediated settlements with millions of dollars in dispute. We are well-versed in the benefits of structured settlement agreements
and, where appropriate, fashion agreements to provide tax benefits for our clients.
Lubiner & Schmidt has represented clients in hundreds of arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and specialized arbitration forums such
as Financial Industry Regulatory Authority formerly known as NASD and NYSE.
Broker Dealer Regulation
Lubiner & Schmidt provides general counsel service to several national and regional financial service companies. Our attorneys also assist clients with
various compliance issues before state, federal and self regulatory organizations. We have assisted our clients with investigations, licensing, regulatory
audits, and enforcement actions.
Lubiner & Schmidt's collection group takes an aggressive approach to the unpaid debts owed to its clients, while mindful of the requirements of the Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act and the various other applicable laws. Through innovative fee arrangements with our clients, the collections group will fashion
a collection program to meet your needs.
Lubiner & Schmidt handles collection matters for individuals, small businesses and international corporations. Our experience in debt collection is
significant and has allowed us to recover millions of dollars on behalf of our clients.
Lubiner & Schmidt advises and defends corporate and individual clients who are or may be under criminal or regulatory investigation. Our criminal defense
practice area has experience in investigations and trials at the federal and state level. We have dealt with issues such as:
- Securities Fraud
- Market Manipulation
- Consumer Fraud
- DWI and other motor vehicle offenses
Lubiner & Schmidt handles all Immigration and Naturalization matters including business immigration, family immigration, citizenship, criminal alien
and deportation issues, all immigration litigation, visas, passports, non-immigrant visas, immigrant visas, asylum, marriage cases, employment-based visas,
visa extensions, and family visa petitions.
We represent large corporations including Fortune 500 Companies, as well as small business and the individual. We pride ourselves on giving individual and
personal attention to each and every client. We always endeavor to return our clients phone calls and e-mails within 24 hours, and always keep our clients
updated on the progress of their case.
The head of our Immigration Department, Mr. Alan M. Lubiner boasts more than 30 years of experience in immigration practice including serving as both an examiner
and an attorney for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
Remember that U.S. Immigration is a national practice so the laws, procedures, and forms to be filed are basically the same no matter where you live. Therefore
we can handle most cases regardless of where you reside, including outside the United States. You will also find our rates competitive with those of your local
In addition to immigration cases, Lubiner & Schmidt may be able to assist you in collateral matters such as criminal matters, divorces, wills, and commercial
transactions including incorporations, contracts, and related business matters.
See the following pages for more information on our Immigration services:
Contact: Alan Lubiner, Esq.
Lubiner & Schmidt's litigation group takes an aggressive yet practical approach to our clients' litigation needs. With a proven record in federal, state
and local actions we handle litigation matters for individuals, small businesses and international corporations. Our team utilizes a practical approach to
litigation, mindful of the personal and business concerns of our clients.
Contact: David Schmidt, Esq.
For the past two decades, Lubiner & Schmidt has represented clients before State and Federal courts, regulatory bodies and arbitration panels throughout
the nation. We represent individuals and financial institutions, including national and regional brokerage firms and individual registered representatives.
Our cases typically include sales practice violations such as misrepresentation, fraud, unsuitability, market manipulation and churning in customer accounts,
We have extensive experience in seeking to resolve such claims through mediation.
Lubiner & Schmidt also provides representation regarding regulatory inquiries and investigations and disciplinary actions. We advocate before the National
Association of Securities Dealers, New York Stock Exchange and state regulatory bodies. Lubiner & Schmidt also arbitrates and mediates intra-industry disputes.
Facing foreclosure, considering a short sale. Our firm has over 30 years of combined experience collecting debt on behalf of large financial institutions.
We know how to deal with the bureaucracy and fight for you. Put our experience to work for you. Contact us for a free consultation.
Know your rights. What are the latest work-out plans available. Is your bank willing to work with you. Our firm has extensive real
estate experience and over 30 years combined experience in debt collection on behalf of major financial institutions. If you are facing foreclosure or
considering a short sale, contact us for a free consultation.
Our real estate department has attorneys with over 30 years combined experience dealing with residential and commercial real estate matters.
Whether it's a simple contract negotiation and closing, a complex commercial transaction or a short sale, put our experience to work for you. Contact us for
a free consultation.