Lance R. Pomerantz
Attorney at Law

Land     Title     Law

About Mr. Pomerantz
    Mr. Pomerantz attended the State University of New York at Binghamton, graduating with a B.A. in mathematics in 1978. His studies focused on advanced algebra and number theory. While in college, he was first a staffer and later Editor-in-Chief of Clarendon, the university literary magazine. In addition, he served as General Manager of WHRW-FM, successfully guiding the station through a high-profile controversy that threatened its continued licensure by the FCC.

    Following graduation, Mr. Pomerantz attended Boston University School of Law, achieving his JD degree, and admission to the Massachusetts Bar, in 1981. From 1981 to 1984 he served as Special Assistant Corporation Counsel to the Boston City Treasurer and Tax Collector. While supervising a staff of ten, he also participated in litigation in both state and federal trial and appellate courts, and various state agencies. His responsibilities included serving as general trust counsel to various municipal trustees and participating in bankruptcy and admiralty litigation in federal district court. During his tenure with the City, Mr. Pomerantz briefed and successfully argued two cases before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. The decisions in those cases can be found at City of Boston, et al. vs. Rockland Trust Company, et al. and  CHMC vs. Board of Assessors of Boston.  He also supervised and performed title examinations for tax lien foreclosures.

    After returning to Long Island, Mr. Pomerantz was admitted to the New York State Bar. Since then, his practice has focused on land title transactions and litigation. He has developed expertise in the title aspects of many practice areas, including sales or mortgage transactions, zoning variances, foreclosures, Torrens matters, co-op transfers, subdivision map and street abandonments, real estate tax assessments, Surrogate Court matters, adverse possession, beach access, rights-of-way and condemnations.

    Title insurers regularly seek consultation in connection with land transactions and policy claims. Owners' and lenders' counsel seek his advice and expert testimony when litigating title disputes. He regularly testifies as an expert in title disputes tried before the New York State Supreme Court.