Meet the RLT Law Team

Reilly Like & Tenety boasts more than a century of combined experience between its three currently practicing attorneys. Each counselor’s journey through the legal world has endowed the RLT Law Firm with a wide array of expertise across a range of general and specialty practice areas. The unique collection of talent and skills at Reilly Like & Tenety provides a pool of resources from which to pull guidance, insights and ultimately solutions for all of your legal needs. The key to the firm’s longevity remains a humble and professional approach accompanied by an unyielding desire to counsel the community. Meet the attorneys of RLT Law and explore what has propelled our firm’s success for more than 50 years serving Long Island and Westchester.

Irving Like
Vincent C. Tenety III
Founding Partner
Name Partner
Born on November 20, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York. Admitted to the Bar in 1950 in New York. Education: graduate of the City College of New York, University of Wisconsin, and Columbia Law School. Mr. Like is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was Special Counsel to the County of Suffolk on environmental, nuclear power, offshore oil and utility rate and energy matters and was a member of the Suffolk County Charter Review Commission, Chairman of Law Committee of Agent Orange Law Firms representing Vietnam War Veterans, resulting in $180M settlement; served as co-counsel in action challenging Nassau County tax assessment structure resulting in settlement providing for countywide reassessment; recognition in Newsday as one of the 100 Most Influential Long Islanders of the 20th Century. As a partner of Reilly and Like, he acted as General Counsel to the Suffolk County Federal Savings & Loan Association and The Bank of Long Island. He is a past member of the Long Island Power Authority, the LIPA Oversight Committee and a variety of professional, non-profit and charitable organizations. He has written various articles focusing on environmental and tax certiorari issues. He engages primarily in complex litigation, specifically in the environmental, zoning, land use, commercial, condemnation, tax certiorari and real estate areas. Born in Queens, New York on July 26, 1954. Admitted to the Bar in 1981 in Connecticut and in 1983 in New York. Education: graduate of Fordham University and Fordham Law School (B.S., 1976; J.D., cum laude, 1981). Mr. Tenety is admitted to both the New York and Connecticut bars and is active in the Suffolk County Bar Association. He is active in numerous charitable and community activities, and was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Great South Bay YMCA and President of St. Joseph’s CYO Board of Directors. He engages primarily in the real estate, banking, land use, probate and tax certiorari areas. He is presently a member of the St. Joseph’s Vision Council and was cofounder of the Parish Golf Outing rasing more than $50,000 annually.