Leonard F. Lesser

Business, Personal Injury

simonlesser.com

355 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017

(212) 599-5455

About Leonard F. Lesser

Len prosecutes and defends business litigation in federal and state courts around the country, and arbitration tribunals administered by JAMS, AAA, ICDR, FINRA, and other ADR providers. He focuses on business torts; copyright, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition claims, partnership, joint venture, shareholder, and LLC member disputes, corporate transaction, post-closing, and busted deal disputes, contract and UCC disputes, financial services litigation, securities litigation, insurance disputes, real estate disputes, and employment litigation. He also prosecutes and defends toxic tort, product liability, premises liability, and personal injury claims.

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law.
  • George Washington University National Law Center.
  • Work Experience

  • Principal - Simon▪Lesser PC 2006 - Present.
  • Partner - Goodwin Procter LLP 2001 - 2006.
  • Partner - Schneck Weltman & Hashmall LLP 1998 - 2001.
  • Associate - Schneck Weltman Hashmall & Mischel LLP 1994 - 1998.
  • Associate - Rivkin Radler Bayh Hart & Kremer 1991 - 1994.
  • Intern - United States Senator Alfonse M. D'Amato 1988 - 1989.
  • Intern - International Commission of Jurists 1986 - 1987.
  • Awards

  • Copyright Lawyer of the Year - New York Corporate INTL Magazine 2015.
  • Copyright Lawyer of the Year - New York - ACQ (Acquisition Finance) Magazine 2014.
  • Copyright Lawyer of the Year - NY -Corporate INTL Magazine 2014.
  • New York - Metro Super Lawyers 2014.
  • Copyright Lawyer of the Year, NY, USA Global Law Experts 2013.
  • Recognition - Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2013.
  • Recognition - Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2012.
  • Recognition - Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2011.
  • Recognition - Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2010.
  • Recognized Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2009.
  • Recognized Super Lawyers - NY Metro 2008.
  • Associations

    American Bar Association. New York City Bar. Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Association of Surfing Lawyers.

    Languages

  • English
  • Locations

    355 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017