Over 38 years on Long Island, Richard Hamburger has built a successful practice, concentrating on professional ethics, business and corporate law, education and municipal law, zoning and land use, civil rights, employment discrimination, and condominium law. He has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. Before entering private practice, Mr. Hamburger served as law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, the State’s highest court, and as an assistant district attorney in Manhattan. Mr. Hamburger is the current Chair of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics and serves as a member of the Magistrate Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court – Eastern District of New York. He is also a co-founder and 25-year trustee of the Long Island Children’s Museum, and a former trustee of Federal Defenders of New York, former chair of the Judicial Screening Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association, and former chair of the Village of Northport Zoning Board of Appeals.