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 not-for-profit law. He is currently chair of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, a trustee of the Cold Spring Harbor Library, a member of the EDNY Merit Selection Panel for Federal Magistrates, and President of the Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill Sanctuary. Mr. Hamburger is also a co-founder and former 25-year trustee of the Long Island Children’s Museum, 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. Before entering private practice, he 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 has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating.