Nicholas P. Hurzeler

Partner

  • location icon New York, NY
    77 Water Street
    Suite 2100
    New York, NY 10005

Nicholas Hurzeler is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a vice chair of the Appellate Practice. Mr. Hurzeler spends the bulk of his time briefing and arguing appeals in the First and Second Departments of New York’s Appellate Divisions, with a strong track record of success. He also handles extensive motion practice for a variety of general liability matters. Finally, Mr. Hurzeler defends general liability cases in the New York State and Federal Courts.

Representative Cases

Some of Mr. Hurzeler’s significant appellate victories include the following:

  • Roach v. Citywide Mobile Response Corp., 2013 NY Slip Op 411 (1st Dept. 2013)
  • Williams v. Shiva Ambulette Serv. Inc., 102 AD 3d 598 (1st Dept. 2013)
  • Felicia v. Boro Crescent Corp., 105 AD 3d 697 (2d Dept. 2013)
  • Spero v. Awasthi Ltd. Partners, 106 AD 3d 988 (2d Dept. 2013)
  • Franchini v. American Legion Post, 107 AD 3d 432 (1st Dept. 2013)
  • Lee v. ANA Dev. Corp., 110 AD 3d 479 (1st Dept. 2013)
  • Quality Bldg. Contr. Inc. v. Delos Ins. Co., 110 AD 3d 505 (1st Dept. 2013)
  • Bachan v. NYC Partnership Housing Development Fund Company, Inc., 112 AD 3d 571 (2d Dept. 2013)
  • Issurdatt-Hafeez v. Hooks & Ladders, 2014 NY Slip Op 50273 (A. Term 1st Dept. 2014)
  • Ramirez v. McAllister, 2014 NY Slip Op 3674 (2d Dept. 2014)
  • Nussbaum v. Broken Down Valise Pub, 2014 NY Slip Op 1589 (2d Dept. 2014)
  • Samantha G. v. Conciolio De Iglesias De Pentecostales Para Hoy, Inc., 118 AD 3d 487 (1st Dept. 2014)
  • Abuzeed v. Mile Sq. Transp., Inc., 119 AD3d 621 (2d Dept. 2014)
  • Anchumdia v. Tahl Propp Equities, LLC, 2014 NY Slip Op 8729 (1st Dept. 2014)
  • Shaw v. Bluepers Family Billiards, 94 A.D.3d 858 (2nd Dept. 2012)
  • Knudsen v. Mamaroneck Post No. 90, 94 A.D.3d 1058 (2d Dept. 2012)
  • Nelson v. 40-01 Northern Boulevard Corp., 95 A.D.3d 851 (2d Dept. 2012)
  • Akinola v. Palmer, 2012 NY Slip Op 6115 (2d Dept. 2012)
  • Garcia v. Sunny Transp. Servs., 2012 NY Slip Op 7086 (2d Dept. 2012)
  • Ardila v. Cox, NY Slip Op 07385 (2d Dept. 2011)
  • Hardesty v. Slice of Harlem, 79 A.D.3d 472 (1st Dept. 2010)
  • Horvath v. L & B Gardens, Inc., NY Slip Op 08124 (2d Dept. 2011)
  • Schwartz v. Bleu Evolution, NY Slip Op 08980 (1st Dept. 2011)
  • Leary v. Dallas BBQ, NY Slip Op 00295 (1st Dept. 2012)
  • Sheinmel v. Comar Rests., Inc., NY Slip Op 06100 (2d Dept. 2011)
  • Rizos v. Galini Seafood Rest., 2011 NY Slip Op 08576 (2d Dept. 2011)

Publications

Author, “Maximizing the 'Empty Chair' Defense in Premise Liability Cases”, New York Law Journal

Admissions

New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association

Education

New York Law School

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2006

McGill University

Bachelor of Arts in Russian and History, 2002

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