Jeffrey Spiegel is a partner in the New York and Newark offices of Lewis Brisbois and is a vice-chair of the Labor & Employment practice.

Jeffrey’s practice is concentrated in New York and New Jersey, and has represented corporations in arbitration, state and federal court, at both the trial and appellate levels. He has represented and counseled clients in a diverse range of industries with respect to a wide variety of matters, including federal and state anti-discrimination statutes, wage payment and overtime laws, whistleblower statutes, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey and federal RICO statutes, common-law fraud, common-law and professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, defamation, state privacy and data breach notification laws, and commercial actions. He has defended collective action and class action cases, as well as single-plaintiff cases, both in court and in arbitration proceedings, and regularly advises clients on the enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Jeffrey also has experience assisting companies. He has worked closely with businesses who seek counsel in developing and implementing their business plans, including contract and handbook drafting, and lectures companies on good practices as well as employment trends.

Published and Unpublished Decisions

  • Smahaj v Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bur., Inc., 2020 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 5620, *1 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. September 4, 2020) (granting motion to dismiss of cyber breach class action for lack of standing and for failure to state a claim)
  • Shahid v. MHANY Mgmt., 179 A.D.3d 966 (2nd Dept. 2020) (affirming dismissal with prejudice of claims brought against RPAPL 7-A administrator)
  • Toth v. 59 Murray Enters., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1355 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 3, 2019)(granting summary judgment, dismissing Lanham Act false endorsement, misappropriation of likeness, deceptive trade practice, and defamation causes of action, and granting motion to strike the reports, survey, and testimony of plaintiffs' proposed experts)
  • Mel Realty, LLC  et al. v. Redwood Realty Advisors LLC, et al. (NJ Sup. Ct. Bergen County 2019)(granting summary judgment dismissing the Consumer Fraud Act, fraudulent misrepresentation, negligence and breach of contract claims against a commercial real estate broker)
  • Leasing Control v. Red Roof Inns, Inc. (N.Y. Supreme Ct. New York Co. 2019)(trial victory in case alleging breach of service contract)
  • Ashot Aristakesian v. Ballon Stoll Bader & Nadler, P.C. (N.Y. Supreme Ct. Queens Co. 2019)(granting summary judgment dismissing legal malpractice cause of action)
  • Andrew Wan v. Ivy Urgent Care, et al (N.Y. Supreme Ct. Westchester Co. 2019)(granting dismissal with prejudice of claim by individual alleging that former employer gave a prospective employer unsolicited negative reference)
  • Ashot Aristakesian v. Ballon Stoll Bader & Nadler, P.C., 165 A.D.3d 1023 (2nd Dep’t 2018)(reversing trial court and dismissing Judiciary Law 487 cause of action against defendant lawyers)
  • Dawson v Adam Leitman Bailey P.C., 2018 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 2765 (N.Y. Supreme Ct. New York Co. 2018)(granting dismissal with prejudice of claim against defendant law firm for defamation, negligence, negligent infliction of emotional distress, negligent misrepresentation and prima facie tort doctrine)
  • Joaquin v. Lonstein Law Office, P.C., et al, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99466 (D.N.J. June 27, 2017)(dismissing the Consumer Fraud Act claim, holding that it only applies to certain types of post-sale conduct, and the plaintiff failed to rebut the showing as to why the specific post-sale conduct alleged in the pleading is subject to the statute)
  • Schultz v. Goldbelt Glacier Health, 713 F. App'x 121, 129 (3d Cir. 2017)(affirming summary judgment as plaintiff failed to comply with the ADEA's exhaustion requirements and failed to establish a prima facie case of age discrimination)
  • Chepilko v. Tellabs, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74409 (S.D.N.Y. June 8, 2015)(dismissal with prejudice of action alleging violations of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934)

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Florida
    • Illinois
    • New Jersey
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

Florida

Illinois

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

District Court of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Associations

Jewish National Fund

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Sheppard Broad Law School

Juris Doctor, 2006

University of Central Florida

Bachelor of Arts, 2003

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