Attorney Bios

In 2010, Edward K. Blodnick and Thomas R. Fazio merged their individual law firms to form Blodnick, Fazio & Clark. BF&C capitalizes on the attorneys’ extensive and varied experience to offer legal services uniquely suited to the needs of both large corporations and individuals.

Our Long Island Attorneys:

Edward K. Blodnick

Edward K. Blodnick graduated from Harvard College and received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School in 1957. He is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Florida State Bars and is licensed to practice in New York district courts, as well as the Federal Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Blodnick concentrates his practice in complex corporate litigation and issues surrounding the corporate practice of medicine.

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Thomas R. Fazio

Thomas R. Fazio graduated from Syracuse University and earned his Juris Doctorate from City University of New York. He became a member of the New York State Bar in 1986. In 1996, Mr. Fazio began his own law practice serving corporations and small businesses in New York State. He has also spent nine years serving as in-house counsel for secured commercial lenders with annual revenues in the billions of dollars.

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James E. Clark

James E. Clark has extensive and diverse experience from representing some of the preeminent financial institutions, private equity funds to the smallest mom and pop businesses and individuals in such matters as commercial real estate sales, leasing and financing; private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions of public and privately held companies, estate litigation, landlord-tenant litigation, residential real estate purchase and sales…

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Dana J. Finkelstein

Dana J. Finkelstein graduated from Ithaca College in 1987 after receiving her B.A. in Political Science. She then went on to study law at Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor in 1990. Ms. Finkelstein is admitted to practice in New York as of January 9, 1991 and Connecticut as of December 7, 1990, and is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and its matrimonial and family law committees. She practices within Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Kings, New York, Richmond, Bronx, and Westchester counties.

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Leslie Martin

Leslie Martin is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in NYC, and Brooklyn College of CUNY with a BA in Political Science. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1969, and was admitted to the New York State Bar at the March 1970 term. He is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Martin has been engaged continuously in the practice of law since his admission to the bar in 1970, and joined the firm of Blodnick & Fazio in February 2016 as “Of Counsel”.

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Paul A. Lanni

Paul A. Lanni graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook and earned his Juris Doctorate from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. He became a member of the New York State Bar in 1997 and also practices in the federal courts. He has been a general practitioner concentrating in Commercial Litigation, General Litigation, Real Estate and Complex Real Estate Workouts, Landlord/Tenant, Foreclosure, Estate Planning and Estate Litigation, Matrimonial and Family Law, Corporate Law and Business Planning, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Vehicle and Traffic Law.

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Jessica A. Sola

Jessica A. Sola received her Bachelor’s Degrees in both English and Psychology in 2004, graduating Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She then went on to receive her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2007 and was admitted to practice law in New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in 2008, as well as the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 2011.

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