The following firms are participating in WBC’s new LEGAL AND ACCOUNTING HELPLINE FOR MWBES!


Lloyd Patel LLP is a full service law firm, specializing in fulfilling the legal needs of both institutional and individual clients in the New York area.  With experience in a wide range of legal matters, our attorneys are uniquely positioned to provide fully integrated services, across a broad array of practice areas, including:  Labor and Employment Law, Tort and Personal Injury, Whistleblower Protection, Contract Disputes and Real Estate Transactions and Litigation.


Erin Lloyd is a partner at Lloyd Patel LLP.   After nearly five years advising judges in New York County supreme court and more than two years as a solo practitioner, Lloyd is truly a general practitioner. With an emphasis on litigation and dispute resolution, Lloyd’s practice focuses on labor and employment issues, commercial matters, and personal and property-based torts.  Lloyd also works with business and institutional clients, advising them on employment and compliance issues, drafting and negotiating commercial and employment contracts, and on other transactional matters.   Yogi Patel is a partner at Lloyd Patel LLP.   He serves as corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of privately held businesses and advises clients on corporate governance, compliance and regulatory matters, as well as representing clients in both State and Federal Court litigation. Prior to forming Lloyd Patel LLP, Patel served as in-house counsel to a New York City based construction and development firm focusing on legal issues related to the construction process, including land acquisition, project financing, post-construction claims settlement and litigation.  He also spent several years as an associate attorney at a boutique education law firm in New York City where he represented individual and institutional clients in all facets of education, labor & employment and corporate law matters.


Grassi & Co., Inc. CPAs, is one of the largest accounting firms in the country.  Grassi & Co.’s Commercial Construction Consulting Practice is dedicated to providing personalized, client-focused service and strategic business advice to general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors in the New York Metro area, including NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.  Throughout the years, Grassi & Co. has specialized in serving this dynamic and challenging industry.  As one of the nation’s largest construction practices, Grassi & Co. understand the industry and its issues and are well-equipped to guide their clients towards maximizing their business.


Donna McAuliffe is an Audit Manager and brings extensive experience to Grassi & Co, CPAs, especially in the real estate and construction industries.

McAuliffe utilizes her expertise to assist clients with financial reporting, auditing, financial statement preparation, reviews and compilations. She also dedicates some of her time to mentoring up-and-coming staff members in the firm.