ATTORNEYS

 

Zaki Isaac B. Tamir

PARTNER

BIO

Mr. Tamir is the founder and managing partner of Tamir Law Group. Upon graduation from law school in 2004, Mr. Tamir began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, NY, where he tried many complex felony trials. He resigned from his position at the DA in 2009 to open the Tamir Law Group.

Since entering private practice, Mr. Tamir has expanded his practice to include commercial and civil ligation, family law, and business/corporate legal counseling. He also continues to specialize in complex criminal matters from DUIs to homicides.

 

Under Mr. Tamir’s supervision and guidance, Tamir Law Group has established itself as a successful boutique firm advocating on its clients’ behalf in both State and Federal Courts.



EDUCATION

J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2004



ADMISSIONS
New York
U. S. District Courts for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

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Alex Sandler

Legal Intern/Litigation paralegal

Gouldan Bagci

Support Staff, Accounts Manager

John Altamirano Bravo

Paralegal - Spanish Speaking

 
 

Alex Marcus

PARTNER

BIO

Alex Markus’ practice spans the spectrum of civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation,
estate, matrimonial, and family law.
An experienced litigator, Alex Markus’ practice spans the spectrum of civil litigation with a focus on
commercial litigation, estate, matrimonial, and family law. Alex has spent nearly two decades
grappling with and helping his clients navigate, the rough waters where legal procedure and
emotional investment come together. 
Alexander Markus is a partner in the Firm’s office. Alex focuses his practice on challenging
___________________. Alex’s notable cases include: ___________________, where he
achieved a favorable______________________.
 
Alex is admitted to practice in the State of New York and in the United States District Court for
the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Alex has been recognized for his legal work by
being named a Top Attorney by the Top Attorneys of North America.
Prior to joining the Firm, Alex ______________ interned for the late Honorable David I.
Schmidt of the Kings County Supreme Court and spent nearly two decades at __________.
Where he was named partner in 2017. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from
Brooklyn College in New York. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Jacob D. Fuchsberg
Touro College of Law where he met Zaki Isaac B. Tamir, the Firm’s managing member, and
_______ relationship culminating in _________.

Alex served as a senior associate at Goldberg _______, a commercial and corporate boutique law
office, before being named partner at the then Goldberg Weg & Markus PLLC, where he
engaged in the practice of general corporate law, commercial litigation, and commercial and
residential real estate law.
 
Alex’s passion for litigation stems from a competitive nature that continues to find its outlet in
athletics. In recent years, Alex has completed ______________ and he has continued his
weekend warrior ways well past his prime. He has also coached youth soccer and basketball on
the South Shore of Long Island. He continues to be active at his synagogue, the Young Israel of
North Woodmere, where he served as its President and in other official capacities.



EDUCATION

J.D



ADMISSIONS
New York
U. S.

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Andrew Kurtz

Counsel

BIO

Andrew concentrates his practice in various areas of civil litigation representing both
individuals and corporations in all stages of litigation, including arbitrations, administrative
hearings, appellate work, and trials.  Andrew has substantial experience in a number of
litigation areas including commercial, employment, insurance, construction, civil
rights, professional negligence, personal injury, and complex negligence matters.

 

Andrew has also provided strategic counsel and advice to clients in industries
including healthcare, insurance, and financial institutions, in connection with litigation and
regulatory compliance.  Andrew also has an extensive background in negotiating and drafting
various contractual agreements such as employment contracts, business formation
agreements, loan agreements, and real estate sales and lease agreements. His breadth of
experience allows him to contribute to a number of practice areas at the firm.



EDUCATION

J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1998 

B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1995



ADMISSIONS

New York

 

California

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

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Avigail Merel 

Of-council, Senior Advisory Council, Criminal Defense

BIO

Abigail earned her degree in International Trade and Marketing at the Fashion
Institute of Technology where she graduated with honors. Abigail has worked as
a paralegal at Tamir Law Group for over ten years heading the personal injury
division. She is bilingual in Hebrew and functional in Spanish. She is also a mother
to five sweet children.



EDUCATION

J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1998 

B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1995



ADMISSIONS

New York

 

California

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

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Rivkah Schwartz 

Paralegal

BIO

Rivka is the firm’s office and practice support manager. In this role, Rivka oversees all
administrative tasks ensuring that the firm’s lawyers are free to focus on the real legal
issues at hand without distraction.
Prior to joining Tamir Law Group, Rivka served as an intern for the Honorable Judge
Rachel Freier in Queens Civil court. In this position, Rivka gained valuable expertise in
all aspects of civil law and case management, which made her a perfect fit for her
position at Tamir Law Group.
Rivka joined Tamir Law Group in May of 2021 and serves a vital role in the firm’s day to
day operations.



EDUCATION

J.D.,

 


ADMISSIONS

New York

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John Altamirano Bravo 

Paralegal

BIO

Notary Public State of New York

 

Trial Advocacy Bilingual Foreign-Educated Lawyer

 

LL.M. Master of Laws California Western School of Law



EDUCATION

J.D.,

 


ADMISSIONS

New York

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Gulden Bagci 

Accountant

BIO

Accounting Professional. Helping Small Businesses and Startups Grow Better, Organizational Efficiency,
& Using QuickBooks.



EDUCATION

J.D.,

 


ADMISSIONS

New York

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Alex Sandler 

Paralegal

BIO

Alex is a legal intern and litigation paralegal. Alex supports attorneys in the civil and commercial
litigation division of the firm through all stages of litigation, researching, drafting legal
memoranda and court documents, managing case files, and performing administrative tasks.

 

Alex is currently a 3L at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. At Cardozo, Alex is the
Symposium Editor of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 23, where her Student
The note will be published this year in Issue 2 of the journal. In addition, Alex is serving as the Vice
The present of the Cardozo Startup Society. Alex is primarily interested in corporate law, business
transactions, and IP, and has focused her studies at Cardozo according to those interests.

 

Prior to joining the firm as a legal intern, Alex externed at Alt Legal, an intellectual property
management software company. As an extern at Alt Legal, Alex performed legal research on
trademark case law, wrote articles for the company’s blog on various trademark topics, and
developed an extensive trademark prosecution E-book to provide practical guidance for
trademark attorneys. After completing her externship with Alt Legal, Alex was hired by the firm
as a summer intern in May of 2021. Her summer internship has been extended to a part-time
school year internship.



EDUCATION

J.D.,

 


ADMISSIONS

New York

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