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Jeffrey M. Eilender

Jeffrey M. Eilender has been a commercial litigator for over twenty years. 
Jeffrey M Eilender
Although he has litigated virtually every kind of business conflict, his practice focuses on "business divorce" — intra-corporate disputes over intellectual property, real estate and other assets, trade secrets, and disputes relating to business separations involving, for example, operating, shareholder, non-compete and severance agreements.  Mr. Eilender also litigates real estate, contract and employment cases, and all manner of business torts.  In addition to representing large public companies, such as AXA, Verizon, AOL, XL, and Canon,
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private companies, and high net worth individuals, he has represented such media personalities as Judith Regan, Perez Hilton, and a well-known television film critic whose identity was sealed by the court.  Mr. Eilender has also represented clients in criminal and civil proceedings and investigations by government and regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and the New York State Attorney General's Office.  He has been lead counsel in successful trials and hearings in the Commercial Divisions of New York's state courts, a variety of arbitral forums, and in other federal and state courts around the country.  He has been chosen as a speaker and panelist at the 2014 New York State Bar Association Commercial Litigation Academy.

His representations include:

Commercial Litigation
Business Divorce Litigation
Entertainment, Copyright And Trademark Litigation
Securities Litigation

Mr. Eilender has been designated a Super Lawyer for the New York Metro Area from 2010-2013 in the area of commercial litigation.  He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Bar Association, and the Business Divorce and Private Company sub-committee of its Business Law Section.  Mr. Eilender is also a member of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association and Co-chair of its New York State Judiciary Committee.  From 2002-2008 he served on the State Bar Association's Committee of State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction.  Since 2003, he has been a member of the Commercial Division (New York County) Advisory Committee, comprised of the Commercial Division judges and a few select attorneys who regularly appear before them, and advises the Commercial Division on its practices.  Mr. Eilender is a contributor and editor of the New York Commercial Division Blog.  He has spoken and written about the Commercial Division and business divorce and other commercial litigation issues; most recently, he was a panelist with Delaware Vice Chancellor Travis Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court and Associate Justice David Friedman of the Appellate Division, First Department, at a Commercial and Federal Litigation Section panel on The Interplay of Delaware and New York Law in Resolving Corporate and Commercial Disputes at the 2014 annual New York State Bar Convention.

Mr. Eilender received his B.A. from Cornell University in 1988 (magna cum laude in History), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School in 1991, where he was Senior Editor of the Law Review, a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar, and winner of the Whitney North Seymour Medal for Trial Advocacy.  Mr. Eilender clerked for the Honorable Charles M. Metzner, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, from 1991 to 1992, and then for the Honorable Morton I. Greenberg, United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, from 1992 to 1993.  Before joining the Firm, Mr. Eilender practiced with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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