About Us

Lewis Tesser and Gregory Ryan established Tesser & Ryan in 1984; thereafter Irwin Rochman joined the firm. 

Among them, their experience includes being a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army, an Assistant United States Attorney, a Clerk to a Federal Circuit Court Judge, and an Assistant District Attorney. They are consistently voted as “Super Lawyers” and AV Peer Review (the highest rating) by their peers and they have won numerous awards and recognitions in the legal and business communities. 

They delight in the practice of law. Their first priority is to satisfy the legal needs of their clients in an efficient and successful manner. The lawyers at Tesser, Ryan & Rochman are skilled and experienced in the following areas of law: 

Your Outside General Counsel

We serve business clients, assisting and advising on daily issues which affect doing business, including employment issues, transactions and disputes, and corporate issues.

Drafting Documents & Agreements

We draft documents and contracts for corporations, partnerships, and individuals. We also review existing documents on behalf of our clients.

Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration

We represent clients in commercial litigation in State and Federal Courts, and in resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

Private Client Services

We assist individuals with their real estate needs, trust & estate planning, and trust & estate administration.

Representing Professionals

We represent licensed professionals including judges, doctors, attorneys and other professionals in both the defense of grievances and disciplinary matters.

Managing Outside Investigations

We represent clients under investigation by federal, state, and local agencies working as outside representation and helping you through all the steps necessary.

Criminal Practice

We represent clients in both Federal and State courts who are charged with serious felonies, white collar crimes, and high profile crimes.

Regulatory Compliance

We advise businesses on compliance with SEC and other government regulations.

TRR prides itself on effective and efficient representation of all clients or matters without regard to size or profile.

Courtroom Advocacy

In our more than 30 years of experience, we have represented many clients in trials and appeals in State and Federal Courts. We are well equipped to help guide you through your legal issue.

Guidance For Your Business

We are readily available to our clients and respond promptly. When a client has a pressing problem, it will be made one of our priorities. 

Transactional Representation

Tesser, Ryan & Rochman can draw up or review any contracts your business might need. We are attentive to the applicable codes, the specifics of business requirements and the nuances inherent in any communication.

Client-Driven Legal Services

At Tesser, Ryan, & Rochman we have spent over 30 years working tirelessly for our clients. From our inception until today, we provide legal services that are completely custom-tailored to each individual client and case. We know that no two businesses, individuals, or cases are alike, and so our approaches are unique to each situation. We manage this by having a first rate team of lawyers concentrating in many fields who collaborate to bring the best possible service to each and every client. We provide a wide range of services to individuals and businesses alike.

Learn More About Our Practice Areas

For more information, call us at +1 (212) 754 9000

Our dedicated team is ready to assist you every step of the way through your legal process. We have the knowledge, experience, and client-driven practice that has left us with satisfied customers for over 30 years.