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Alvin Goldstein, American Lawyer. Bar: New York State 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member of New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City of New York.


Goldstein, Alvin was born on November 21, 1929 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Florence (Bruckner) Goldstein.


City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Specialized Studies, 1950). Brooklyn Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1953. Doctor of Juridical Science, magna cum laude, 1960).


State of New York vs. Lundin, 60 N.Y.2d 987, 471 N.Y.S.2d, 261, 459 N.E.2d 486 (1983); Pearl Street Development Corporation, vs. Conduit & Foundation Corporation; 41 N.Y.2d 167, 391 N.Y.S.2d 98, 359 N.E.2d 693 (1976); Raisler Corporation vs. New York City Housing Authority, 32 N.Y.2d 274, 344 N.Y.S.2d 917, 298 N.E.2d 91 (1973); Castagna & Son, Inc. vs. The Board of Education of the City of New York, 173 A.D.2d 405, 570 N.Y.S.2d 286 (1st Department 1991); Ecco III Enterprises, Inc., vs. Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, 170 A.D.2d 204, 565 N.Y.S.2d 103 (1st Department 1991), lv. to app. denied, 78 N.Y.2d 863, 578 N.Y.S.2d 877, 586 N.E.2d 60 (1991); State of New York vs. Willets Point Contracting Corporation, 125 A.D.2d 742, 509 N.Y.S.2d 163 (3d Department 1986). Worked at Berman, Paley, Goldstein & Kannry, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. Construction and Contract Law. Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Administrative Proceedings and Appeals.

Real Estate, Corporate, Estate Planning and Probate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1953, New York. 1959, United States. Supreme Court.

Member, Brooklyn Law Review, 1952-1953. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State Bar Association.

Military: With United States. Army, 1953-1955

The firm's law practice, spanning a half-century, has earned a reputation for quality and professionalism. The primary specialization has been, and continues to be, in construction law and commercial litigation.

During this extensive period of broad based service to the construction industry, both as general counsel and litigation specialist, the firm has represented contractors, construction managers, engineers and architects, governmental entities and private owners on major projects. These have included bridges, tunnels, highways, process and power plants, sewage treatment plants, high rise and institutional buildings and private developments. Principal areas of practice encompass the prosecution and defense of construction disputes and claims involving trials, arbitrations, appeals and administrative hearings or proceedings.

The firm additionally provides counsel on proposed contracts and consultation during the planning, design, funding, bidding and construction phases of heavy construction and building projects. An extensive commercial law expertise has also been developed by the firm and applied to a variety of business matters for the corporate community. The firm prides itself on many landmark decisions in the courts of New York, as well as in various other jurisdictions.

Its reputation has resulted in retention on significant construction and commercial matters, not only in the New York metropolitan area, but in many jurisdictions throughout this country, ranging from the northeast to the far west, including Hawaii, as well as in the Caribbean.


Member, Brooklyn Law Review, 1952-1953. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State Bar Association.

Military: With United States. Army, 1953-1955.


Married Eleanor Kronish, December 27, 1959. Children– Eric, Michael, Eileen.