Samuel Krieger, a senior member of Krieger & Prager, LLP, is a graduate of Fordham University Law School. He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the City University of New York, and served as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Krieger heads the firm’s practice in the representation of domestic and offshore investors in connection with the private placement of securities and other capital markets and securities matters, structuring of multi investor limited liability companies and other investment vehicles, and complex real estate transactions. Mr. Krieger regularly represents nonprofit entities, private foundations, educational institutions and religious corporations in various matters including formation and governance, securing exempt status, and transactional and regulatory matters. Mr. Krieger is a member of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and has chaired a number of conference panels in these areas.
He is admitted to practice in the courts of New York and before the United States Supreme Court.
Steven D. Prager, a senior member of Krieger & Prager, LLP, is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the City University of New York. He previously served as general counsel to Agudath Israel of America, a national Jewish legislative and advocacy organization, before joining with Samuel M. Krieger in 1986.
He was admitted to practice in 1981. He is also admitted to the Federal District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and to the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Prager is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association.
A significant portion of his practice is devoted to kinship litigation and contested estate matters. He has litigated hundreds of kinship hearings resulting in the distribution of substantial recoveries for his clients.
A trusted advocate, he has been appointed by several judges of the Surrogate’s Courts as a guardian ad litem to represent the interests of potential beneficiaries in estate proceedings.
Ronald J. Nussbaum serves as of counsel to Krieger & Prager, LLP, He received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, where he was Note Editor on the Harvard Journal on Legislation. He received his BA degree, cum laude, in Economics (with honors) from City College, where he was elected to Omicron Delta Epsilon (the economics honor society) and to Phi Beta Kappa.
After graduating from law school, he was an associate and partner at a major New York law firm. Subsequently he served as General Counsel of two divisions of Thomson McKinnon Securities. As of counsel to Krieger & Prager, LLP his focus has been on general corporate and commercial transactions including PIPE and other securities transactions, as well as emerging areas in e-commerce, telecommunications and privacy.
Sholom J. Prager, a Senior Associate of Krieger & Prager, LLP is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where he served as a member of the Cardozo Law Review. He began his career at a midsize firm specializing in both transactional and litigation components of employment law as well as insurance defense. He has litigated cases in both state and federal courts, reaching successful verdicts and settlements for the firm’s clients.
Sholom subsequently served as the Assistant General Counsel at B&H Photo and Video where he managed and reviewed corporate transactional documents, including vendor agreements, software agreements, lease agreements, and employment agreements. He was also responsible for consulting with senior management regarding general business advice, including emerging technologies, customer privacy concerns, compliance issues, and patent and trademark infringement questions.