Ray Beckerman

Ray Beckerman

Ray Beckerman, PC
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Summary

I'm a business lawyer in New York City, at Ray Beckerman, P.C., with offices conveniently located in downtown Forest Hills, Queens. We represent small and medium sized businesses, are are well known for commercial litigation and copyright litigation. I'm the author of the copyright law blog, "Recording Industry vs The People", which Justia.com has rated as the #1 most popular all time copyright law blog in the U.S. I'm "NewYorkCountryLawyer" on Slashdot.org, and @RayBeckerman on Twitter.

Education
St. John's University School of Law
J.D. (1978) | Cum Laude
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Honors: Graduated cum laude. Winner of Federal Bar Council's Cornelius W. Wickersham, Jr., Award in Constitutional Law; American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law and Business Organizations; named to St. John's Law Review.
Activities: St. John's Law Review 1975-76. Worked full time at Phillips Nizer Benjamin Krim & Ballon.
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City University of New York - Lehman College
B.A. | English Literature; Classics
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Activities: Editor in Chief of school newspaper, Meridian. Member of Editorial Board of literary magazine, Echo.
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City University of New York - Brooklyn College
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Activities: Cub sports reporter on college newspaper, The Kingsman.
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Professional Experience
President
Ray Beckerman, PC
- Current
Partner
Vandenberg & Feliu LLP
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Partner
Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP
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Owner
Ray Beckerman & Associates, PC
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Partner
Gallet Dreyer & Berkey
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Owner
Ray Beckerman, Attorney at Law
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Litigation Associate
Squadron Ellenoff Plesent & Lehrer
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Litigation associate
Lowey Dannenberg & Knapp
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Law Clerk, Summer Associate, Student Litigation Associate, Litigation Associate
Phillips Nizer LLP
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Awards
AV ranking
Martindale Hubbell
Every year since 1984
Cornelius W. Wickersham, Jr, Award in Constitutional Law
Federal Bar Council
AmJur Award in Business Organizations
American Jurisprudence
AmJur Award in Constitutional Law
American Jurisprudence
Appointed to Law Review
St. John's Law Review
Professional Associations
The Copyright Society of the USA
Member
Current
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Entertainment Law Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
- Current
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US Supreme Court
Member of the Bar of the Court
- Current
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US Court of Appeals 3d Circuit
Member of the Bar of the Court
- Current
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US Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Member of the Bar of the Court
- Current
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New York State Bar # 1192996
Member of the Bar of the Courts
- Current
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Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
- Current
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US District Courts Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Member of the Bar of the Court
- Current
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Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
- Current
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Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Former member, Copyright Law Committee, Information Technology Law Committee, Entertainment Law Committee, Civil Court Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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US District Court EDNY
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US District Court SDNY
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express. Also Intuit Payment Service, Dwolla, wire transfers, checks.
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Copyright
  • General Civil
  • Internet Law
  • Software Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Recording Industry vs The People
Blog
Ray's 2.0
Blog
Fairness
Contact & Map
Ray Beckerman, P.C.
108-18 Queens Blvd 4th Fl
Forest Hills, NY 11375
USA
Telephone: (718) 544-3434
Fax: (718) 559-6584