Jeffrey Spiegel

Partner

  • location icon New York, NY
    77 Water Street
    Suite 2100
    New York, NY 10005
  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

Jeffrey Spiegel is a partner in the New York and Newark offices of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Labor & Employment, Professional Liability, Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, and Directors & Officers Coverage Practices. Mr. Spiegel’s practice is concentrated in employment and professional liability law, and commercial litigation in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Spiegel has experience in matters involving the defense of employment discrimination, miscellaneous professional malpractice, breach of contract, wage and hour, civil rights, defamation, trade secrets, commercial, and class actions.  

Mr. Spiegel 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. He also lectures companies on good practices as well as employment trends.

Mr. Spiegel has represented parties in state, federal, and administrative courts, as well as in arbitrations in New York, New Jersey, Florida and Illinois. Mr. Spiegel has handled numerous arbitrations and trials before judge and jury, and has successfully mediated a myriad of disputes. He is dedicated to his clients, and in appropriate and defensible matters, he will aggressively litigate. Mr. Spiegel has extensive experience defending fashion companies, attorneys, real estate and insurance agents and brokers, real property managers, and financial institutions in a wide range of litigation, including claimed violations of civil rights, violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the New York General Business Law, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, claims under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and other statutory and common law claims.  

Prior Experience

Mr. Spiegel has handled numerous arbitrations and trials before judge and jury, and has successfully mediated a myriad of disputes. In addition, Mr. Spiegel has extensive experience litigating breach of warranty issues, defending real estate and insurance agents and brokers, attorneys, debt collectors, creditors, and financial institutions in a wide range of litigations, including consumer lawsuits alleging violations of the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, Florida’s Lemon Law, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the New York General Business Law, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and other statutory and common law claims.

Published and Unpublished Decisions

  • 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 (App. Div. 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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