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Cullen and Dykman

About Cullen and Dykman

Drawing on a depth of experience and a rich tradition and history that bridges three centuries, Cullen and Dykman LLP is a solution-oriented general practice law firm.

Cullen and Dykman LLP has been serving institutional and individual clients in the New York metropolitan area since 1850. Our commitment to quality, cost-effective legal services has helped us build long-term relationships with clients in all types of industries. We offer a wide range of comprehensive legal services, including banking, corporate, energy, real estate, litigation, labor, municipal and trust and estates. Our offices are strategically located to best serve our clients. We have full service offices in Garden City (one of the largest law offices on Long Island), Wall Street (Manhattan), Albany (New York State's capital), and Washington D.C., as well as offices located in Brooklyn Heights and Newark, New Jersey. Our mission is to provide all of our clients — from individuals and small businesses to large utilities and financial service companies — with innovative and practical legal advice. We invite you to contact us to learn how Cullen and Dykman LLP can assist you with your legal needs.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1850 Number of Partners 54
Number of offices 4 Partner:associate ratio 0.60
Biggest office Garden City Percentage of women attorneys 30.40
Number of attorneys 148 Percentage of minority attorneys 8.80
Number of associates 84 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.70
Area of practice

Cullen and Dykman practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Acquisition
  • Sale Of Bank Property
  • Acquisitions Dispositions And Related Financings
  • Affordable Housing Finance
  • Aircraft Railcar And Specialty Finance
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Bank Environmental Issues
  • Bank Operations
  • Bank Regulatory And Compliance
  • Commercial Foreclosures And Loan Workouts
  • Construction Finance
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Development And Air Rights Transfers
  • Cooperative Apartment Loans
  • Corporate And Transactional
  • Credit Union Regulatory And Compliance
  • Hotel Finance
  • Irb
  • Tax-Advantaged Loans
  • Labor And Employment Issues--Banking
  • Leasing
  • Loan Note Sales
  • Mortgage Banker Regulatory And Compliance
  • Mortgage Satisfactions And Assignments
  • Multifamily Finance
  • Office Building Finance
  • Real Estate Zoning And Land Use Litigation
  • Real Property Tax Protest
  • Certiorari
  • Residential Mortgage Lending
  • Sale Of Reo Property
  • Sba Loan Transactions
  • Secondary Market Transactions
  • Servicing Agreements
  • Shopping Center Finance
  • Syndicated Lending
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Adoptions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution--Labor And Employment
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution--Litigation
  • Assessments And Tax Certiorari
  • Banking Litigation
  • Bankruptcy And Creditors' Rights
  • Business Transition Planning
  • Commercial Foreclosures And Workouts
  • Commercial Lending
  • Commercial Property - Purchase And Sale Transactions
  • Commercial Retail Office And Space Leasing
  • Compliance
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate And Commercial Contracting
  • Corporate Environmental Issues
  • Corporate Finance
  • Discrimination And Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Statutes--Advice And Litigation
  • Energy Litigation
  • Equipment Leasing And Finance
  • Estate And Trust Administration
  • Estate Mediation And Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Estate Planning
  • Facility Siting
  • Finance
  • Formations And Governance
  • General Administration And Corporate Operations
  • General Commercial And Contract
  • General Litigation
  • Guardianships
  • Higher Education
  • Insurance Trusts
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Loan Restructuring Workouts And Foreclosure
  • Marital Agreements
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers And Acquisitions--Banking
  • Municipal Environmental Review
  • Municipal Labor And Employment
  • Not-For-Profit And Education Law
  • Personnel Policies And Procedures
  • Private Sector Traditional Labor
  • Public Sector Traditional Labor
  • Rate And General Regulation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Property And Special Franchise
  • Residential Foreclosures
  • Residential Lending
  • Retirement Benefit Planning
  • Severance
  • Employment Agreements For Individuals
  • State And Local Tax Matters
  • State And Local Taxation Of Energy Services And Commodities
  • Ten Questions To Ask An Estate Attorney
  • The Role Of Charity In Your Estate Plan
  • Transactions
  • Will Trust And Estate Litigation
  • Zoning Planning And Land Use
  • Banking
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate
  • E-Discovery And Information Technology
  • Employment And Labor Advice And Litigation
  • Energy And Utilities
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor And Employment
  • Municipal
  • Real Estate
  • Tort Litigation And Insurance Defense
  • Trusts And Estates
Awards and recognitions

Cullen and Dykman Web Site Wins MarCom Award for Excellence in Marketing and Communications
Thomas Conniff Receives Graymoor Award Recognition for Charitable Work
Hayley Dryer To Be Given "Rising Leader of the Bar Award" by Young Lawyers' Section of New York County Lawyers' Associat
Diana Neyman to Receive Committee Chair of the Year Award presented by the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section of the


Cullen and Dykman seeks to attract and retain a diverse group of attorneys who share our commitment to excellence in legal service. The firm's diversity recruitment and retention efforts continue to be made through law school on-campus interviews. The firm's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all candidates and employees. All decisions relating to employment are made without regard to race, gender, age, religion, disability, ethnic background, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.

Summer associate program

Cullen and Dykman offers a unique 12-week program whereby summer associates rotate between the firm's New York and Garden City offices. Our summer program is designed to allow summer associates to explore different practice areas as well as to interact with a variety of partners and associates.

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Cullen and Dykman LOCATIONS


Cullen and Dykman Headquarters

100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard
Garden City, NY

516- 357-3700 phone
516- 357-3792 fax
Garden City Salaries
New York Salaries


Cullen and Dykman Office

One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ

973-353-8410 phone
973-353-8411 fax


Cullen and Dykman Office

44 Wall Street ,
19th Floor
New York City, NY

212-732-2000 phone
212-825-1531 fax


Cullen and Dykman Office

1101 Fourteenth Street, N.W. ,
Suite 750
Washington, DC

202-223-8890 phone
202-457-1405 fax


Cullen and Dykman Office

188 Montague Street
Brooklyn, NY

718-855-9000 phone
718-260-8610 fax

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