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East Meadow lawyer named partner


East Meadowite David Goldstein was recently promoted to the partnership at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP.

Goldstein, partner in the Nonprofit/Tax Exempt/Religious Organizations Practice Group, was previously of counsel to Certilman Balin. He concentrates his practice in not-for-profit law. Goldstein represents a range of international, national, regional and local not-for-profit and religious entities across a wide variety of nonprofit sectors. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Law Committee.

Goldstein counsels and advocates for not-for-profits and religious organizations in a wide variety of areas, including governance, regulatory matters, ethics and conflicts of interest, risk assessment, risk management, operations, disputes and litigation, as well as commercial matters. He represents clients in regulatory matters involving the Internal Revenue Service (including 501(c)(3) qualification), the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and New York State agencies such as the Charities Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of State, the Division of Cemeteries, the Education Department, the Division of Homes and Community Renewal, the Office of Mental Health and the Insurance Department.

Goldstein earned a bachelor’s degree in labor studies from the State University of New York at Old Westbury in 1992, and a law degree from Fordham Law School in 1995, cum laude, top 10 percent of his class. At Fordham, he was a member of the International Law Journal, and was honored with the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. He is admitted to practice in New York.