Pamela E. Corey Esq.

Pamela E. Corey Esq.

Principal
Location:
Pound Ridge, New York
Phone:
917-472-9884
Fax:
914-462-3222
Email:
WINNING - an expensive solution.

Litigation is expensive, time-consuming, inefficient and unpredictable. Litigation is a poor tool for resolving disputes, and is stressful and counterproductive to business as usual. Even petty cases have a way of damaging relationships, tarnishing reputations and eating up enormous sums of money, time and talent. Litigation and trial are rarely in your long-term interest.

Litigation focuses on what happened in the past, and seeks to adjudicate the merits of those historical events before a neutral third-party. Unfortunately, our NY Courts are ill-designed and budgeted to accommodate our increasingly conflict-prone business environment. Indeed, several NY courts have introduced pilot programs mandating early mediation of matters to ensure that only the most hardened positions are litigated before them.

98% of all litigations settle before trial. Why wait - time is money?

Studies show that long-term litigation offers no financial advantage over early resolution. The longer a litigation lasts, the lower the litigant's return on investment of time and money. Why not skip the time and expense of litigation and consider a more favorable if not optimal approach?

New Paradigm = Creative Dispute Resolution

Creative Dispute Resolution offers wide array of advantages. A good settlement negotiation obtain optimal acceptable terms that have the opportunity to place you and your their business in a better, more satisfying position than before the conflict emerged. Creative dispute resolution offers my clients timely resolution of their conflicts BEFORE acrimony hardens their and their adversaries' positions and offers a significantly greater likelihood of achieving a mutually-satisfying outcome at a lower cost.

Benefit from my decades of experience as a sophisticated litigator

My 31 years as a litigator, which include years of study and experience mediating and settling large complex litigations totaling over $1.5 billion, offer my clients problem-solving negotiation techniques in an advocacy context, including:

  • Forensic analysis and people skills to discovery hidden common interests
  • Deep legal experience in business, contract and estate law
  • Sophisticated big-picture analysis coupled with detail-oriented approach
  • Energy and a thoughtful approach that ensures that all reasonable opportunities for settlement are explored.

My Value-Added Proposition:

  • Help facilitating discussion and resolution
  • Assist my clients to redefine the goals and articulate the broader business interests
  • Provide creative problem-solving techniques lead to better solutions
  • Intuitive understanding of people and strategy
  • Offer empathy and natural compassion that brings parties together to craft mutually-satisfying solutions based on common interests
  • Proven track record of resolving conflicts, often with as little as a letter and phone call campaign
  • Process Flexibility - if negotiation fails, next level resolution tools of arbitration and mediation are always available in lieu of court-based litigation.

SUMMARY

You are in the business of "business as usual" Don't let litigation of conflicts sidetrack you from your mission. Let me provide your roadmap to resolution.

 

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 20% Trust & Estate Administration and Litigation
  • 20% Business/Contract Dispute

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1988
  • New Jersey, 1987

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Law Review: Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Articles Editor, 1985 - 1987
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    • A.B. - 1983

Representative Clients

  • George & Allyson Brenner
  • Mitchell Susser
  • Alan Kaufman / LaLa Wang
  • Richard Cooper
  • Kurt Feldhun

References

  • Ira Press, Principal Kirby McInerney
  • Jeffrey Squire, Partner Brager, Eagel & Squire
  • Edward Grossmann, Bernstein Litowitz
  • Michael Kagan, ClearBridge Investments

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1988 - Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • New York City Bar Association, Member, 1988 - 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP, Senior Counsel Head of Settlement Department, 2008
  • Kirby McInerney LLP, Senior Counsel, 1994 - 2008
  • The Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, Treasurer, 2015 - Present
  • Twin Ponds Homeowners' Association, President, 2006 - Present

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Pamela Corey, P.C.
28 Winterbottom Lane
Pound Ridge, NY 10576

Phone: 917-472-9884
Fax: 914-462-3222
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