Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
Steven R. Schlesinger concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation involving shareholder and partnership disputes, real estate transactions and other complex commercial cases. He has been counsel to many prominent leaders in the real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, automotive, retail industries, and other business fields. His clients have included The Trump Organization, AVR Realty, Fortress Investments, Andalex, Global Tissue and Resorts of the World, N.V., among others.
Schlesinger is also a recognized expert in election and campaign finance law. He has acted as counsel on many political campaigns and has represented numerous elected officials and government agencies in election law proceedings.
Schlesinger is the firm’s Managing Partner.
Schlesinger has served as counsel in many federal and state court trials, including numerous cases in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court and has argued innumerable appellate cases including many in the New York State Court of Appeals. Schlesinger has litigated cases in the Delaware Chancery Court, as well as in the state and/or federal courts of Florida, Nevada and Texas.
He has acted as special counsel to numerous government agencies and served as a director of three publicly held corporations.
In addition to his law career, Schlesinger is also a successful businessman. He has been the managing member of a multitude of real estate companies owning shopping centers, other commercial real estate, automobile dealerships, and restaurants. Schlesinger also serves as an adviser to a closely held hospitality group.