Eugene L. Wishod, Esq.
Eugene L. Wishod, Esq. was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1953 and earned his LL.B. degree from Yale University Law School in 1958. Upon graduation, he was appointed a law clerk to the Hon. Charles W. Froessel, Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State. After serving for two years with Judge Froessel, Mr. Wishod entered private practice on Long Island in 1960. From 1965 to 1976, he was a member of the National Panel of Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association. He was elected the Village Justice for the Village of Head of the Harbor and served from 1970 to 1980. With a concentration in areas including commercial litigation, business and corporate law, education and municipal law, and zoning and land use, Mr. Wishod is also considered the leading lawyer in Suffolk County for representation of consortiums of developers who, pursuant to agreements with the Suffolk County Sewer Agency, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, have constructed regional sewer treatment plants and expanded existing plants owned by county sewer districts to facilitate real estate development on Long Island.
Mr. Wishod has repeatedly served in leadership positions for the Bar, including a term as president of both the Suffolk County Bar Association and the New York State Association of School Attorneys, Inc. Mr. Wishod is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation, and served as a member of the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District from 1984 to 1988. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics for 22 years and served for many years as Vice-Chairman of the Committee
Mr. Wishod is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and all New York State courts. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Council.