Richard H. Waxman is a business lawyer with more than 30 years experience in law firms in the New York Metropolitan area and Boca Raton, Florida. His practice centers on advising and representing closely held businesses, and their owners, in connection with a broad range of business and corporate matters. His areas of legal expertise are discussed in detail in the Practice Areas section of this website. His typical client is a successful closely held business or professional practice, with up to $40M in gross revenues and up to 500 employees. He has authored numerous articles and lectured extensively on a broad range of legal issues faced by closely held companies and the owners of those companies.
Mr. Waxman is a 1973 graduate of the Hofstra University School of Law, where he graduated in the top 15% of his Class and was appointed to Law Review. He has practiced at major New York City law firms, and for 17 years was senior partner of Kahn & Waxman. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida and in various Federal Courts, and he is a member of the New York State, Nassau County and New York City Bar Associations.
Mr. Waxman has resided for most of his life in the Five Towns area of Long Island, New York. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Five Towns Community Chest, and was active in the administration of the Hewlett-Lawrence Soccer League. He recently moved to Atlantic Beach, Long Island where he resides with his new bride Barbara Rothchild Waxman, and can be found playing beach volleyball at Eldorado Street. He is the father of two grown children, Ian and Ashley.