New York Professional Liability Defense Lawyers

Where Professionals Turn for Advice.

Our professional liability attorneys have the specific knowledge and experience necessary to handle the issues design professionals, physicians and other professionals face.

We understand your practice and can help you recognize and manage the risks it presents.

Legal Services for Professionals


Accountants provide a broader range of services than ever before. Our experience in the representation of accountants can help you manage and minimize risk and allow you to focus on your practice.


Disputes related to services provided by professionals are common. When disputes cannot be resolved through negotiation, litigation may be necessary. However, in certain circumstances arbitration is an advisable alternative to a lawsuit.

Architects, Engineers & Surveyors

Whether you're an architect, engineer or surveyor, you are involved both in the planning, design and administration of projects of many types, as well as the operation of your business. The Sugarman Law Firm has the industry-specific knowledge, experience and expertise you can trust to handle all your legal needs


Because we're a full-service firm, the Sugarman Law Firm is in the unique position of being the lawyer's lawyer for many attorneys in the region

Elder Law/Medicaid Practice

The Elder Law & Medicaid Practice Group counsels clients regarding the options available for long-term care and advocates on behalf of clients to make sure they receive the maximum benefits legally allowed by government entitlement programs such as Medicaid.

Estate Administration

Upon the death of a client or the termination of a client's trust, our dedicated and experienced paralegals work under an attorney's supervision to prepare the legal documents necessary to settle the estate and carry out our client's wishes. The expertise of our staff allows us to charge a fair and reasonable fee to administer estates and trusts - no matter how complex they may be.

Estate Litigation

In addition to many years experience with estate planning and estate administration, our group's attorneys have a well-deserved reputation in the community as experienced and excellent litigators in contested estate matters.

Health Care Professionals

Sugarman Law Firm represents individual health care professionals, practice groups, business organizations, for profit and not-for-profit entities in a range of issues.


In many circumstances, mediation offers a way for parties to settle their disputes quickly, cost efficiently and without the hostility associated with litigation. The attorneys at Sugarman Law Firm recognize these benefits and are experienced in reaching agreements on a wide range of issues facing professionals.

Physicians, Nurses, and Health Care Providers

Most doctors will be sued at least once in their career. We regularly represent the Syracuse area's most prestigious and experienced physicians and medical groups and regularly retain skilled, experienced health care professionals to help us evaluate and defend all medical malpractice cases.

Real Estate Brokers/Agents

Every real estate professional needs an attorney he or she can rely on. Today's real estate professional faces a minefield of legal exposure. We provide the counsel you need to minimize risk and avoid the disruption of your business that comes with claims