Partners & Counsel

Manfred Ohrenstein


Manfred Ohrenstein, a founding partner and a former Legislative Leader of the N.Y. State Senate, serves as a strategic consultant and government affairs representative for large and medium sized companies.

Michael D. Brown


Michael D. Brown, founding partner is an accomplished litigator and trusted counselor. His career has been one of distinction in the litigation, corporate and insurance regulatory areas.

Matthew Bryant


Matt is an experienced and creative litigator with a track record of success as counsel for both plaintiff and defense. These results not only speak for themselves but have earned him a preeminent peer review ranking as an effective and successful litigator.

Brian R. Gerstein


Counsel to the firm, Brian R. Gerstein represents clients in commercial litigation, municipal court criminal defense and appellate practice.

Adam M. Nicolazzo


Adam represents clients in commercial litigation, insurance coverage and insurance defense matters. In addition ti his work on complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage and defense matterts, Adam..

Zachary G. Schurkman


Zachary G. Schurkman focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial litigation, professional and E&O liability and insurance coverage issues. Zach is experienced in defending lawyers, insurance...

Paul P. Plush


Paul is a litigation associate at Ohrenstein & Brown, LLP engaged in insurance covearge and defense work involving a wide variety of areas including professional liability. In addition to his insurance...