Stephen L. BrodskyAssociate
Stephen L. Brodsky is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Construction practice groups. He has a broad complex commercial litigation practice and is experienced in representing corporate and individual clients in matters involving business torts and unfair competition, securities, shareholder disputes, restrictive covenant and employment disputes (management-side), fraud, breach of fiduciary duty claims, banking issues, class action litigation, and breach of contract disputes. He additionally represents and counsels general contractors, subcontractors and manufacturing companies in disputes involving public and private construction projects.
Mr. Brodsky practices in federal and state courts, representing clients from case inception through trial and appeals. He has extensive litigation experience at all stages of the legal process, presented argument at the trial and appellate levels, and served as trial counsel in both bench and jury trials. Mr. Brodsky additionally represents clients in arbitrations, mediation and administrative proceedings. Finally, he represents and advises clients to effectively resolve their disputes without litigation.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Brodsky has written on various legal issues and has been published in news periodicals and journals such as the New York Law Journal, Law 360, Investment Management Weekly, NYSBA Journal, and NY Litigator.
For the majority of his career prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brodsky practiced in the New York offices of major national firms.
Columbia Law School, J.D.
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Member, Journal of Law and Social Problems
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Dean’s Honor List
Mr. Brodsky is admitted to practice in New York. He is also admitted before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Eighth Circuits.
Mr. Brodsky is a member of the America Bar Association and is Co-Chair of the ABA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Subcommittee of the Commercial & Business Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association. Mr. Brodsky is a member of several sections and committees of these associations.
In addition, Mr. Brodsky is an Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Autism Communities, whose mission is to establish supportive residential housing for adults with autism with access to social, educational and employment opportunities.
Finally, Mr. Brodsky fundraises for Autism Speaks, a national autism advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities to families, governments, and the public.
Author,” Restrictive Covenants In Employment and Related Contracts: Key Considerations You Should Know”, American Bar Association’s Commercial & Business Litigation Practice Points, February 9, 2019
Co-Author, “Best Practices When Using Term Sheets, Letters of Intent or Memoranda of Understanding in Commercial Finance Transactions”, TSL Express, October 30, 2018
Author,” Protecting Venture Capital Firms Against Securities Litigation”, American Bar Association Securities Litigation Journal, August 25, 2018
Author, “Navigating Federal and State Law in a NY Arbitration”, New York Law Journal, August 3, 2018
Author, “Enforcing Preliminary Agreements Under New York Federal Law”, New York Law Journal, January 5, 2018
Co-Author, “M/WBE Regulatory Compliance-“Make The Effort/ Get The Waiver”, MH&H Construction Alert, December 2017
Panelist, “Conducting A Commercial Arbitration In New York: The Interplay of Federal Law, State Law and The Rules of The Arbitration Forum”, CLE Seminar, Nassau County Bar Association, February 28, 2019
Panelist, “Restrictive Covenants and Confidentiality Agreements: What They Are and What You Need To Know”, CLE Seminar, The Knowledge Group, September 26, 2018