Seth P. Stein concentrates his practice in the representation of programs and agencies providing residential, educational and day services to children and adults with handicapping conditions.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stein was a partner at Stein & Schonfeld LLP where a significant portion of his practice involved program development including providing counsel and assistance in opening new programs through all phases of development, incorporation, and establishment; site identification and location; negotiation and acquisition of property; negotiation of state agency capital assistance; community opposition; construction contracts; zoning, land use and environmental issues; program certification; securing judicial approval under the NY Not-For-Profit Corporation Law; and rate setting and agency financing.
Since 1980, Mr. Stein has acted as General Counsel and since 1988, as Executive Director, of the New York State Psychiatric Association, the medical specialty organization representing 4500 psychiatrists in New York State. He also acts as Executive Director and General Counsel to the Alliance of Long Island Agencies, Inc. an association of not-for-profit agencies providing services to consumers with developmental disabilities and their families in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties. In addition, Mr. Stein has also represented voluntary agencies in financing the development of programs including school programs through tax exempt bonds issued by local county industrial development agencies.
New York University School of Law, J.D. 1972
Columbia College, B.A. 1969
Mr. Stein is admitted to practice in New York State.
In addition to his professional endeavors, Mr. Stein is involved in numerous charitable organizations.