Team

Meet Our Team

 
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James m. steinberg

James M. Steinberg has been with the firm since its inception and is a partner.
Jim focuses his practice upon the representation of labor unions and their affiliated ERISA trust funds. On behalf of his labor union clients, Jim provides a full range of representation including collective bargaining negotiations, grievances, drafting bylaws and constitutions, duty of fair representation cases, regulatory audits and investigations, NLRB charges and elections, investigations and hearings, EEOC complaints and compliance with federal and state subpoenas. On behalf of his pension, annuity, welfare, joint labor-management cooperation, apprenticeship and training fund clients, Jim provides compliance with federal legislation including ERISA, HIPAA, the Pension Protection Act and the Affordable Care Act and provides legal assistance relating to the administration of such plans, compliance with their trust agreements, plan documents and DOL and IRS regulations, as well as subrogation claims and QDRO determinations, fringe benefit collection matters, Department of Labor Apprentice regulations and compliance, negotiation of vendor contracts and litigated matters.
Jim is licensed to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey, along with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. In addition to practicing before these courts, Jim has represented unions before the National Labor Relations Board and the Article XX Board of the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC. Jim has represented union members before the New York City Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings and the New York City Environmental Control Board in connection with license revocation and violation matters. Jim has lectured at the conference sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, the Business Manager/Business Agent Training Seminars hosted by the International Union of Operating Engineers as well as its Lawyers’ Conference on a variety of issues including: discrimination, hostile work environment, sexual harassment, ERISA and HIPAA compliance and fringe benefit collection issues. Jim represented a labor organization in connection with a civil RICO action commenced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and the subsequent negotiation of a consent decree in resolution of that case.  
Jim is a top attorney in the practice employee benefits and ERISA law as designated by New York Metro Super Lawyers.

Bar Admissions

  • New York & New Jersey

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Southern & Eastern Districts of New York

  • District of New Jersey

Education

ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY
law school

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
undergraduate

 
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Matthew g. mCguire

Matthew G. McGuire has been with the firm since its inception and is a partner.
Matt focuses his practice upon the representation of labor unions and their affiliated ERISA trust funds. On behalf of his labor union clients, Matt is involved with collective bargaining negotiations, grievance and arbitration representation, the drafting of bylaw amendments, the prosecution and defense of NLRB charges, EEOC complaints and compliance with federal and state subpoenas. 
Matt also serves as general counsel to the International Union of Operating Engineers where he assists the IUOE and its affiliated locals on myriad of issues. Matt also lectures on current issues facing organized labor at conferences hosted by the IUOE.
Matt is licensed to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey, along with the United States District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.  

Bar Admissions

  • New York &  New Jersey

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Southern & Eastern Districts of New York

Education

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
law school

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY
undergraduated


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joseph h. green

Joseph H. Green is senior counsel with the firm and also a principal of The Law Office of Joseph H. Green.  
Joe focuses his practice on complex litigation involving claims of discrimination and breach of the duty of fair representation brought in federal court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Joe also represents the firm’s labor clients on collection matters as well as alter ego cases invoking the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Labor Management Relations Act.
Joe is an experienced trial attorney with over 50 jury verdicts. He is counsel to banking interests, hotels, manufacturers, distributors and high end retail stores in a variety of legal matters including general commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment discrimination and overtime litigation, as well as insurance coverage litigation. Joe serves as assigned counsel for multiple municipal entities.
Joe has also represented numerous union members in personal matters involving work place accidents and personal injury as well as those relating to violations of administrative codes.

Bar Admissions

  • New York

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Eastern & Southern Districts of New York

Education

THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
law school

ANTIOCH COLLEGE OF OHIO
undergraduated


 

Peter T. Sheridan

Peter T. Sheridan is Of Counsel to the firm.
Peter maintains a practice focused primarily on white-collar criminal defense and civil litigation, as well as providing advice on security and fraud issues, including corporate internal investigations and other special situation scenarios that confront organizations and responsible individuals in their interactions with the government agencies.  
Peter represented a labor organization in connection with a civil RICO action commenced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and the subsequent negotiation of a consent decree in resolution of that case.  
Prior to entering private practice, Peter served as a law clerk to the Honorable John E. Sprizzo, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York and then served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, in a variety of positions, including Deputy Chief of the Narcotics & Money Laundering Section and as Financial Institutions Fraud Coordinator. He served as trial, appellate and lead investigative counsel in complex white-collar, organized crime, violent crime, narcotics and money laundering cases. He was a recipient of the Department of Justice’s John Marshall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Trial Litigation.
Peter is a graduate of Harvard Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Manhattan College where he graduated summa cum laude.

 

Bar Admissions

  • New York & New Jersey

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Eastern & Southern Districts of New York

Education

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
law school

MANHATTAN COLLEGE
undergraduated


 
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Beverly g. rosell

Beverly G. Rosell is the firm's office manager and legal assistant
Beverly has been with Brady McGuire & Steinberg, P.C. since its inception.  Beverly is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the office including coordinating all schedules and billing.  Beverly also performs the duties of a legal assistant by providing the attorneys with assistance on document productions, legal research and serving as liaison to agency inquiries.