Bleakley Platt regularly partners with and litigates against national law firms in complex, high-stakes commercial litigation.
Competing and Partnering with National Law Firms
Our litigators try cases in state and federal courts and through alternative dispute resolution platforms. We can mobilize quickly to secure emergency provisional remedies and handle appeals at all levels.
For eight decades Bleakley Platt has established a culture of community service and social responsibility, with pro bono representation of charitable organizations and the most vulnerable members of our community.
Our experienced environmental attorneys represent diverse clients throughout New York State and the Northeast on regulatory matters, agency enforcement matters, due diligence, litigation claims and a multitude of other environmental exposures and concerns.
Our seasoned appellate litigators provide our clients with the critical edge needed to uphold a victory or overcome an adverse decision on appeal, at any level of the State and Federal appellate courts.
Over 80 years as the preeminent law firm in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley
Founded in 1937, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt is a firm of legal professionals with decades of experience, dedicated to serving our clients and our community. With offices in White Plains, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt represents national clients as well as clients from the New York metropolitan region, ranging from the five boroughs of New York City to Westchester and the Hudson Valley as well as southern Connecticut.
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