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Our attorneys are dedicated to our clients and the strong relationships that we forge with them. Our efforts in any engagement are always aimed at exceeding client expectations. We do this through the provision of superior legal service, focused problem solving, dedication and personal attention.




A founding member of the firm, Jonathan's practice is focused on securities litigation, including the resolution of civil disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in various dispute resolution forums.



Nelson Braff began his career as a real estate attorney. Since then, he has branched out into multiple fields, including substantial experience working in the financial services industry and with small public companies. Nelson also has extensive experience in the hospitality and restaurant industries.

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James Mallios is a well known and respected advocate for the restaurant, bar and hospitality industry, notably taking on Covid-19 related difficulties faced by the industry. James also serves as "in-house counsel" for a number of bars, hotels and restaurants.

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Director of Litigation

Anna Adelstein handles a broad range of commercial disputes, securities litigation and SEC actions. She has extensive experience representing and defending members of the financial services industry and small public companies in state and federal litigations, FINRA and AAA arbitrations, regulatory matters and agency enforcement proceedings.

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Director of ESG Advisory Practice

Olujimi “Jimi” Akindele’s legal practice currently focuses on enabling innovative startups and foundations to build their teams, raise funding and establish their path to growth and impact.



Monica Caan specializes in real estate. Her experience working with land surveyors, environmental consultants, builders, architects and bank attorneys, along with her negotiating and closing skills have allowed her to counsel clients from the beginning of their sale or purchase right through closing. 

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Constance Oberle Geoghan (“Connie”) is an award-winning attorney who has been in-house counseling global companies on matters of mergers and acquisitions, integration of acquired assets, commercial transactions, litigation, compliance, privacy, cyber-security and risk management since 2004. 


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Amanda just completed her first year as a JD Student at Maurice A Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. She earned her undergraduate degree at Fordham College at Rose Hill (2020) with a major in Economics; Minor in English. She intends to use this knowledge as an intern at PULLP.

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Abbie is a 2L at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Economics and a minor in Psychology from The Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. Abbie aspires to bring a positive attitude and work ethic as a PULLP intern.



Sophia is a 2L at New York Law School. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from St. John’s University. Sophia plans to pursue a legal career in corporate law, and she is excited to begin her journey at PULLP.



A founding member of the firm, after 16 years with PULLP, the Honorable Faun Phillipson took the bench as a Circuit Court Judge in the state of Wisconsin.

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