Member of the Month2018-08-01T16:12:10+00:00

SIEDC Member of the Month

Richard Corash

With over 50 years of experience advising businesses and solving problems, Richard Corash is considered one of the Deans of Staten Island attorneys. Under his stewardship, the practice has grown from a solo general practice of the 1960’s to one of Staten Island’s most respected law firms.

Through the years, Corash has honed his skills in the area of representation and counseling of individuals and businesses, particularly in real estate, business agreements, and resolution of complex estate and probate disputes. His work includes real estate sales and financing for businesses. He has represented purchasers and lenders in SBA and conventional financing for business and real estate transactions. In addition, he represents financial institutions, firms in the construction industry, along with a number of prominent real estate brokers and owners. Recently, Corash was approved as General Counsel for the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) and was elected to its Board of Directors.

His practice is largely focused on guiding business owners through complex transactional matters and resolving disputes without the need for litigation.

He has excelled at negotiating resolution of complex family disputes relating to estates, business and real estate. His years of experience in guiding business owners through partnership disputes, real estate and construction issues have brought him to the peak of reputation in Staten Island, among both attorneys and clients when a difficult business matter presents itself.

Corash is an active member of the Richmond County Bar Association. Since 1985, Corash has served as Grievance Committee Chairman and Member. For the past 15 years, he has been appointed as Commercial and Construction Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. He has been recognized in Who’s Who in American Law and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Corash is certified as a Mediator by the New York State Bar Association.


A 1959 graduate of Harpur College SUNY Binghamton, he received his J.D. from Rutgers University in 1963 and an M.L. from Brooklyn Law School in 1966. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court.

Contact Information

Richard Corash
Corash & Hollender, P.C.
7317 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11228