Sussman & Watkins is a civil rights firm located in Goshen, NY. Michael Sussman has been fighting for social and individual justice for more than 30 years. He is well known as one of the top trial lawyers in the region. Like Sussman, Christopher Watkins is an experienced and well-regarded trial attorney and litigator who has consistently obtained outstanding results for his clients. With a team of knowledgeable and hardworking staff, including Raina Obi, Sonnia Van Haaster, Carmen Vega, Mary Jo Whateley, Esq., Jennie G. Kim, Esq., Jonathan Goldman, Don Buckner, Vincent Ferri, and George Figueroa, we comprise the law firm of Sussman & Watkins, dedicated to preserving civil rights and fighting for justice.
— Michael H. Sussman, Esq.
— Christopher D. Watkins, Esq
— Background & Mission
— Our Staff
State, county & local governments have a responsibility to maintain and manage the rivers, streams and drainage infrastructures in their jurisdictions.
Sussman & Watkins will be representing victims of recent storms whos' property damage resulted from governmental neglect.
Employment & Labor
• Employment & Labor Cases
First Amendment: Retaliation
Governmental Abuse &
• Land Use Cases
Police Abuse & Misconduct
• Police Abuse Cases
• Police Brutality
• Orange County Redistricting
Sussman & Watkins takes cases which are important to the individual and important to the community. Our mission is to help develop the law in a manner which will benefit not only the persons directly involved, but the society. At the same time, the firm is committed to representing the best interests of each client with diligence and transparency.
To meet these objectives, prospective clients are asked to fill out a questionnaire which will advise the attorneys of the real life situation they face. Prospective clients are encouraged to file these documents in any practical manner, whether by mail, fax or electronically. Documents supporting a person’s case should also be provided, as well as the names of witnesses.
Our firm is dedicated to reviewing all intakes and advising all comers within two weeks of our view of what you have presented. Often, intake meetings are scheduled so as to gain more information. A modest fee may be charged for this process
DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS OR PHOTOGRAPHS TO US. PLEASE MAKE COPIES IN ADVANCE OF SENDING THE INTAKE FORM AND INCLUDE THE COPIES, AND COPIES ONLY, OF YOUR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOGRAPH.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR RETURNING ORIGINALS OR MAKING COPIES.
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