Leonard M. Ridini

Leonard M. Ridini

Of Counsel

Fax (516) 794-1277


Len concentrates his practice on complex commercial finance, real estate and general business matters. Len has negotiated and closed several hundred asset-based and real estate loans in the tri-state area for commercial lenders. He has also been lead counsel on many refinance and work-out matters. In addition, Len represents real estate developers and investors who acquire and develop residential and commercial properties in New York City and Long Island. Len has also been lead counsel on the leasing of commercial and warehouse facilities in Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as throughout Long Island and New York State. Len’s business practice includes the representation of privately held companies in the metropolitan New York area, including companies which manufacture and distribute products in global markets.

Len attended Princeton University and studied British jurisprudence at St. Clare’s in Oxford, England. While attending St. John’s University School of Law, Len clerked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom and the Legal Bureau of the NYPD. Len entered the practice of law in 1984 and represented labor organizations and employee benefit funds in connection with the purchase of commercial real estate in Manhattan. Thereafter, Len worked at Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, P.C. where he represented several commercial lenders on asset based and mortgage loan transactions. In 1998, Len joined Westermann Hamilton & Sheehy, now WSSG, as Of Counsel, to head up its real estate and commercial finance department.

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Real estate and commercial finance
  • Commercial litigation and general business law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1984


  • J.D., St. Johns University School of Law, Jamaica, New York, 1983
  • A.B., Princeton University,1979