Professional Profile: Douglas Atkins 2016

Douglas Atkins - 2016

Name: Douglas Atkins - 2016

Title: Partner

Company: Forchelli Curto Deegan Schwartz Mineo & Terrana LLP

Location: Uniondale, NY


Education:  Brooklyn Law School, 2005; Fordham University, 2002

First job outside of real estate: Summer intern at a solo practice law office.

First job in real estate or allied field: Pursuing property tax reduction for single-family homes.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Running

Favorite book or author: “Catcher in the Rye”

Favorite movie: “Jaws”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Let it Snow,” Frank Sinatra

Rules to live by in business:  Success is achieved by making numerous allies.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Business lunch with supreme court justice Clarence Thomas.

What is your dream job? Field goal kicker, New York Jets- because being the quarterback is a bit too much pressure.