Richard A. Klass, Esq. is “Your Court Street Lawyer”

Richard A. Klass is the quintessential “Court Street Lawyer,” as defined by the New York Times: “a street-smart sharpie with verve, hustle and a striver’s charisma.”

Practicing law much like a critical care doctor functions, Klass is the lawyer clients appreciate when the issue is so vital. Practicing primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, debt collection and enforcement of judgments, legal malpractice, and real estate litigation, his firm also represents clients in bankruptcy, civil appeals, and federal court litigation.

Mr. Klass lectures and writes extensively for lawyers and industry professionals. He also publishes the widely-read quarterly newsletter Law Currents; his blogs Law Currents and The Legal Malpractice Blog, New York; and books, Successfully Defending Your Credit Card Lawsuit: What to Do If You Are Sued for a Credit Card Debt, published in 2013 and Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement: What to do if your client stops paying you, published in 2015.

The areas of practice for our Brooklyn, New York office include:

The firm also has a reputation for taking on those unusual and difficult cases that may not fit into a single “pigeon hole.” If you’re not sure if “Your Court Street Lawyer” handles it, just ask.