Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

In light of the Executive Orders issued on March 20,2020 by Governor Cuomo (NY) and on March 21,2020 by Governor Murphy (NJ) we at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP want to assure you that we are working remotely and will remain fully operational throughout the duration of this public health crisis. Until further notice, the most effective methods of communicating with us are email or phone, not the US mail. In the event that you need wire instructions or have accounting questions, please contact David Glicksman by email at Our hope is that this crisis will not be long. Regardless of its duration, however, we will continue to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Your support, friendship and trust are so important to us as we get through this trying time together. We wish you all good health for you and your families.

Executive Committee
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP


Cristen R. Sommers Partner

New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4495
Fax: 212-267-5916

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Ms. Sommers is based in the firm's New York City office. She handles complex construction/labor law cases, general liability, and motor carrier and automobile liability in New York. Ms. Sommers graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree. She graduated from Brooklyn Law School as a recipient of the Lisle scholarship. Ms. Sommers was nominated as a New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in 2013, 2014, 2015, and as a Super Lawyer in 2020. Mr. Sommers was also named as one of the "10 Best" Attorneys for New York. She is a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.


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  • 2006 J.D. Brooklyn Law School
  • 2003 B.A. Fairfield University

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