Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker and Sharfstein in Uniondale has named three new partners.

Alex Berger of Oceanside was an associate and is a partner in the real estate department.

Patrick Doherty of Manhattan was an associate and is a partner in the corporate and securities department.

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Michael Planell of Dix Hills was an associate and is a partner in the litigation department.

Diane M. Dwyer of Wantagh is now of counsel at Tabat, Cohen, Blum and Yovino, a matrimonial and family-law firm in Garden City. She was a family court support magistrate, district court judge in Westbury and a deputy county attorney.


Raida Obeidat of Syosset has been hired as a licensed salesperson at Homes By Mara Realty in Syosset. She was a licensed salesperson at Lex Realty in Syosset.

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