Our Team

Our team of attorneys has a vast range of experience in numerous practice areas, and will strive to meet and exceed your needs along with the help of our dedicated support staff:

Michael Kohan, Esq.

Principal Attorney

Admitted to
Practice In:


New York

New Jersey

California

Michael is a graduate of Queens College with a BA in Political Science while minoring in History and Psychology, where he made Dean’s List every semester and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Michael went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyer’s Section Statewide Trial Team Champion.

Michael is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and California (voluntarily inactive in CA). He is also admitted in the Federal District Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the New Jersey Federal District Court. He has previously worked at one of Long Island’s largest litigation firms. Repeatedly named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, Michael has experience in many fields, involving both litigation and transactional matters, which has provided him with outstanding foresight and ability to isolate the primary issues in a matter. These skills have resulted in him being appointed as an arbitrator by the Nassau County Bar Association and him having been asked to serve on a pro bono committee spearheaded by Governor Cuomo that involves the submission of clemency requests on behalf of inmate-clients to the Governor for his review. In addition, Michael is the co-founder of the NYC Legal Referral Network (NYC LRN), which hosts regular events among judges and attorneys in Manhattan and beyond and which has been prominently featured in the New York Law Journal. Michael also has a passion for teaching, having taught to the Queens County Bar Association in the field of real estate litigation.

In his private time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is also an avid reader and traveler.

Adam Zabary, Esq.

Counsel

Admitted to
Practice In:


New York

Adam left a Manhattan law firm and joined Kohan Law Group in 2019, bringing with him his experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate litigation, with an emphasis on landlord-tenant disputes, as well as general commercial litigation. Adam also has experience in numerous other areas of law, involving litigation and transactions. Adam has handled matters in all five boroughs of New York City and Nassau and Suffolk

Adam earned his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. While a student, Adam interned for a personal injury and medical malpractice firm, as well as for a former administrative law judge that specialized in personal injury and estate disputes. Adam earned his B.A. in History from Binghamton University, where he was active in the Chabad Jewish Student Center and served as the business manager for a popular student-run on-campus newspaper. Adam is an active member of the Brandeis Association.

In his time outside the office, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and is an avid sports fan (Knicks, Mets, and Giants).

Joel M. Schwartz, Esq.

In-house Of Counsel

Admitted to
Practice In:


New York

Mr. Schwartz received his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law and his LLM degree in Taxation from New York University. He is admitted to practice in New York and is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the New York State Bar Association. He has practiced in New York for the past 30 years, concentrating in the areas of estate planning; drafting of wills and trusts; handling estate administrations and disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities.