Eugene R. Scheiman

Top rated business litigation attorney in New York, New York

The Law Office of Eugene R. Scheiman, PLLC
Eugene R. Scheiman
The Law Office of Eugene R. Scheiman, PLLC

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Construction litigation, Franchise & dealership; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1970

Education: Brooklyn Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

The Law Office of Eugene R. Scheiman, PLLC

570 Lexington Ave
Suite 1600
New York, NY 10022


Attorney Eugene R. Scheiman is the founder and owner of The Law Office of Eugene R. Scheiman, PLLC, in New York, New York. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Scheiman has 50 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater New York City metro and all across the United States who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Business litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Franchise and dealership law and litigation
  • Constitutional law

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Scheiman has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and his uncommon ability to help his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their complex legal challenges efficiently and cost-effectively. Along with being a recognized authority in construction law and commercial litigation, he also has extensive experience handling white collar criminal law matters, and he has served as counsel to the city of New York in litigation following the World Trade Center collapse.

Moreover, he has represented the rights and interests of numerous businesses, corporations and government entities throughout the country dealing with matters involving fraudulent diversion of loan proceeds, RICO liability and other serious issues. He has also assisted countless franchise operators with all of their legal needs, including compliance, contract negotiations and more.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Scheiman has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, as well as listings in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law. He is also a fellow with the American Bar Foundation, and he has received many other accolades and endorsements from his peers.

Mr. Scheiman began his legal career in 1970 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and his license to practice from the New York State Bar Association, where he continues to serve as an active member. He is also a member of the New York City Bar Association, as well as various sections and committees of the American Bar Association.

He is also a member of the International Franchise Association and the Federal Bar Council, and he once served on the Executive Committee of the American Friends of the Jerusalem College of Technology.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Construction litigation: business, Franchise/dealership, Constitutional law

Focus areas

Trade secret, Non-compete agreements, Construction defects

  • 30% Business litigation
  • 40% Construction litigation: business
  • 20% Franchise/dealership
  • 10% Constitutional law

First Admitted: 1970, New York

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chairman of the Board of Catskill Animal Rescue, (CARe)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • 1990 Judicial Edition (c) 2016 -2020, AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell (c), 1990
  • Life Fellow
  • Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Super Lawyer since 2006, 2006
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Franchising
  • Publishing

Office location for Eugene R. Scheiman

570 Lexington Ave
Suite 1600
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 646-280-9000


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

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