Providing Trusted Counsel in our Four Main Practice Areas


We are seasoned and recognized experts in subrogation/recovery in the areas of property, no-fault, worker’s compensation, and automobile subrogation, also assisting the Carrier directly with No Fault Defense in court and at arbitration.

Real Estate

Bruce Somerstein & Associates handles the purchase and sale of residential homes, condominiums, and co-operatives as well as commercial leasing and the purchase and sale of commercial real estate.

Estate Planning

We can ensure the accurate preparation and safekeeping of all legal documents, including wills, trusts, healthcare proxy/living wills and durable general powers of attorney.

Corporate Representation

We handle all facets of general corporate representation, including the formation of entities including sub chapter S and C-corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.

Our Mission

  • We provide superior representation to our clients in life's most important decisions, whether it be personal or business endeavors. 
  • Through teamwork, persistence, and personal attention to detail, we provide effective solutions in our practice areas of insurance litigation, real estate, estate planning, and corporate representation. 
  • We are dedicated to providing a superior boutique law firm experience that leaves a lasting impact on our clients.

Bruce Somerstein and Associates, P.C.

Bruce Somerstein & Associates, P.C.’s predecessor was originally founded in 1927 as a boutique firm for the insurance industry. In 1983, our managing partner, Bruce Somerstein, acquired the business, broadening the firm’s expertise in other areas such as estate planning, real estate and corporate law.

Our staff is held to a standard of excellence, which we believe is the reason for our many repeat clients and referrals. Our staff is strategic, knowledgeable, and client focused. We believe that working as a team and being consistent and committed to success is what sets us apart from other firms. Our firm’s extensive experience and determination are what make us stand out. The managing partner can be consulted directly on any matter.

For the convenience of our clients, we maintain two offices, our central office in Midtown Manhattan and one in Nassau County, Long Island.