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Stephen J. Ginsberg

Partner
T: (516) 873-2000 Ext. 219
F: (516)-873-2010
E: sginsberg@moritthock.com

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Stephen J. Ginsberg is a litigation partner where he Co-Chairs the firm’s Covid Litigation Task Force.  Mr. Ginsberg’s practice focuses on representing clients in complex commercial litigation.  He has successfully resolved disputes in Federal and State Courts and before arbitration panels involving: breach of contract; fraud; between and among trust beneficiaries and trustees; the RICO Act; business torts; fiduciary duty claims; real estate and construction claims; breach of post-employment restrictive covenants; between and among shareholders, members and partners of closely held companies; claims for violating the FLSA and NYLL.  He has extensive litigation and arbitration experience at all stages of the legal process, including strategy development, provisional/emergency relief (including temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, and the seizure of assets), discovery, substantive and procedural motions, and representing clients at mediation, in settlement negotiations and at trial.

Mr. Ginsberg also serves as outside counsel to a variety of technology companies, plumbing and electrical supply and distribution companies, restaurants and food distribution companies, real estate companies, retail companies, and not-for-profit organizations.  In that capacity, he provides advice to his clients on legal matters relating to the formation and structuring of ownership of entities; negotiation and documentation of contracts; purchase, sale and leasing of real estate; intellectual property, including trademarks, patents, domain names, and licensing; employment law; mergers and acquisitions; and dispute resolution and litigation.  In addition, Mr. Ginsberg assists his clients with the planning of their estates (including the preparation of wills and trusts) and administration of estates.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ginsberg was associated with a boutique litigation firm in New York City.  During law school, he interned in Merrill Lynch’s anti-money laundering division.  He also interned for the Honorable Justice Stephen A. Bucaria in the New York Supreme Court, County of Nassau.

Education

New York Law School, J.D. 2005 cum laude
Florida Atlantic University, M.B.A. 2001
The University of Michigan, B.A. 2000

Admissions

Mr. Ginsberg is admitted to practice in New York. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Affiliations

Mr. Ginsberg is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association, having lectured on topics and authored articles that include e-discovery, expert witness discovery, privilege logs, the validity of mandatory arbitration provisions, and Federal Rule 19.  He is involved in a variety of charitable and philanthropic endeavors in New York City and on Long Island involving Multiple Sclerosis, including having served on the Board of Directors of the Tisch MS Research Center of New York and Board of Trustees of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Long Island Chapter, which organizations seek to help individuals that have been diagnosed with MS. Mr. Ginsberg is also a member of the Sid Jacobson JCC, where he has served on the New Leadership Committee.

Recognitions

2016-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2015-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2014-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2014-40/40 Rising Star Award Long Island Business News

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