My company and I were sued for a considerable sum of money by a former service provider. We retained Stuart and his firm to represent us – and it proved to be one of the best business decisions we ever made. We won the case in the lower court; we also prevailed on appeal. We were thrilled with Stuart’s performance and the results achieved. I would not hesitate to retain Stuart and his firm again and cannot recommend him enough.
Stuart is a very astute and capable attorney who works hard for his clients. He has run point for me and my company on 2 major litigations and, in each case, his representation was successful. Stuart’s also an exceptional negotiator and deal maker, who has handled a number of business transactions for me. He’s methodical and precise in his approach; most of all, he’s got great judgment and delivers results. I highly recommend him.
Stuart has acted as my counsel and has represented me and my business for many years. He is a very skilled and talented attorney, with strong business acumen. He’s not about process; he’s about results and doing that what it takes to achieve them — cost-effectively and well. He’s a dedicated advocate and a class act, but is tough as nails when he needs to be. He suffers no fools and tells it like it is. That sets him apart from so many other attorneys. And, in my experience, he usually gets it right. If you are seeking a lawyer, there’s none better that I could recommend.
Top Notch Lawyer
I have had the misfortune of engaging attorneys too many times in the last few years. Divorce, employment and business disputes that combined to make my life miserable, each with its own lawyers. Too many of these lawyers simply didn’t care, and made an already bad situation much worse. Stuart Melnick is not one of those lawyers.
I hired Stuart to help with a filing in commercial litigation in NY that was an offshoot of these messy issues. He was very responsive, clearly explained the arguments to be used in the filing, and very efficient. Combine that with his experience, and you get a lawyer who is truly a catch. I highly recommend him.
My partner and I own an art gallery in lower Manhattan. We’ve worked hard to get to where we are. Stuart has served as our counsel since we started out, almost 8 years ago. During that time, he has handled a wide variety of legal issues for us, and has done so capably and well. Stuart is very responsive, as is his staff, his work product is first-rate and his fees are reasonable. He’s also a pleasure to work with. I strongly recommend Stuart and look forward to continuing to work with him.
Stuart is a very trustworthy attorney. He communicates well and has a passion for his work. If I had to sum up in one word my thoughts on Stuart, it would be “tenacious.” I have enjoyed working with him over the years and would highly recommend him.
- Leo Titus (Owner -- Titus Sales and Marketing, Inc., Grayslake, Illinois)
Very Knowledgeable and Highly Effective Counsel
Stuart is a very knowledgeable lawyer who moves quickly to provide clients with the right services at very fair costs. I engaged Stuart to assist me in connection with a contentious dispute with my former business partner. Not only was he able to achieve a favorable outcome for me, but did so expeditiously and in a cost-effective manner. I highly recommend him.
Superb Lawyer and Strategist
I engaged Stuart to represent my company in connection with a very substantial and complex business transaction. Stuart’s representation was superb. Not only did we close on target, we did so on terms more favorable than those we initially bargained for. Costs were reasonable and, throughout, Stuart and his team were accessible, responsive and a pleasure to work with. Stuart’s now my “go to” lawyer and I wholeheartedly endorse and recommend him.
Stuart is detailed, persistent, and knowledgeable. He was successful on behalf of plaintiffs in a recent litigation, and we are waiting on payment of funds. Best attorney I’ve ever worked with. I strongly recommend him.
I was a named defendant in an action alleging defamation and other misconduct. Prior to my meeting Mr. Melnick, my case was pending for a period of more than 2 years, at considerable cost and expense – and toward no end. Upon the recommendation of a colleague, I terminated my relationship with former counsel and engaged Mr. Melnick to represent me. Stuart was a breath of fresh air. He immediately went on the offensive and, literally, within a matter of a few months, negotiated a highly favorable settlement on my behalf. And throughout, he was a gentleman and consummate professional. I recommend him highly and without reservation.
Great Lawyer – Great Results
In February 2016, I engaged Mr. Melnick and his firm to represent me and my company in connection with the defense of several commercial leasehold disputes. Within a matter of days, and much to our satisfaction, all of these disputes were resolved — on the most favorable possible terms. Mr. Melnick currently is representing me in connection with other matters, and I recommend him without reservation.
I messaged Mr. Melnick and he reached out to me within hours. During our phone consultation, he presented me with a number of reasonable options that I can explore to help resolve my issue. I appreciated his honesty and respected his opinion.
I found Stuart in this website rated very highly, I called him to talk about my case and his attention to detail and the legal; direction he pointed me to before even getting hired by me was commendable. He is extremely thorough and does a very good job of handling everything. Would definitely recommend his services.
- Neha A.
Stuart handled the whole negotiation process in a complex asset purchase agreement which was simple, to the point and very well drafted. Comes highly recommended for business transactions.
I met Stuart a decade ago — and he helped me save my business. We’ve worked together ever since. There’s no one else I trust. Not only is Stuart a great lawyer, he’s also a great guy. More importantly, he gets results. I recommend him without reservation.
Stuart is an exceptional lawyer with a keen sense of intricacies and genuine interest in clients. I worked with Stuart twice with my current case. Stuart left my previous firm to start his own after drafted and filed the complaint. I was very much impressed with his understanding of the case, given the case was fairly complex and he had only one conversation with me. I contacted Stuart two years later to get a second opinion on the status and strategy of the case. To my surprise he still remembered much of the intricacies of the case. He spent some time to study the documents and called me back with really good advices, which prompted me to decide to hire him as my counsel. The decision was not only based on his professional experience but also the feeling that he had a genuine interest in my actions and treated me as a partner to win the case together.
Stuart is tenacious and hardworking. Thank heaven he is persistent as well.
- Christopher J. Weiss, Esq. (Partner -- Holland & Knight LLP, Orlando, Florida)
Stuart has been fighting a case for me for several years. He has always been up front, frank and persistent. I think he can really wear down an adversary.
- Brian F. Spengemann (J.P. Morgan U.S. -- Head of Global Portfolio Trading Sales, New York, New York)
Stuart is a very knowledgeable lawyer who moves quickly to provide clients with the right services at very fair costs.
- Allen B. Shaw, Jr. (President and CEO -- Centennial Broadcasting, Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
Stuart has worked long and hard on a very difficult case and has produced excellent results. He has been very reasonable with his fees and keeps me well informed. He is very personable and I have enjoyed my relationship with him. Expecting to wrap up case soon.
- Cary Schwartz, D.D.S. (President -- Selected Smile, Beverly Hills, California)
Stuart is detailed, persistent, and knowledgeable. He was successful on behalf of plaintiffs in current litigation; we are awaiting payment of funds from the insurance company.
- I. "Jerry" Jackson, III (Chairman Emeritus -- FMI Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina)
Stuart’s old world values [often forgotten today] of conducting business and especially dealing with clients was refreshing and a pleasure.
- Josef Zelinger (Principal -- Northwind Trading Pty. Ltd., Elsternwick, Australia)