Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP is a broadly based general practice law firm with offices in New York City.

Firm Overview

Our focus is on providing quality legal services to our clients in a wide range of practice areas including alcoholic beverage and hospitality industry law, banking, civil litigation, construction law, commercial and contract law, corporate law, immigration and nationality law, international law, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.

The firm has a large and varied clientele embracing a cross section of commerce and industry, as well as individuals. The firm's clients include business corporations, banks, partnerships, individuals and governmental agencies and entities, trusts and estates, as well as not-for-profit organizations.

Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP prides itself on offering its clients quality comprehensive legal solutions and personalized attention in a cost effective, responsive, and timely manner.

Main Office

Main Office
825 Third Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10022



Immigration Law

We offer a comprehensive range of immigration services.

We represent foreign and domestic corporations as well as individuals in connection with temporary work visas and permanent residency based upon employment and family relationships. Our clients include, among others, multinational companies, law firms, the entertainment community, foreign investors, athletes, the restaurant and hospitality services industry, internet service companies, and businesses in the beverage, financial, journalism, recreation, consumer products, agribusiness, publishing, chemical, energy, construction and manufacturing industries. We also handle citizenship and related nationality matters.

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Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

Areas of Experience
-Design/Build Contracts
-Construction Contracts
-Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
-International Arbitration

Professional Summary
Mr. Azzinari joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner on January 1, 2001. He concentrates primarily in the area of commercial and contract law, including the negotiation and preparation of design/build and other construction contracts for large industrial facilities, as well as related subcontracts and other agreements governing matters such as technology licensing and consortiums. Mr. Azzinari also practices in the areas of litigation and arbitration of commercial and construction disputes, and has conducted or been involved in trials and proceedings before the federal and state courts of New York, the International Court of Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association and JAMS. In the litigation area, he often supervises local counsel in other jurisdictions.

-J.D. Boston University, honors, 1991
-B.A. Queens College, cum laude, 1988

-New York
-United States District Court, Southern District of New York
-United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

-New York State Bar Association
-WKGJ Hiring Committee
-WKGJ Technology Committee
-WKGJ Records Committee


Boston University
Juris Doctorate,