Steven R. Schlesinger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Garden City, NY

Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
 | 300 Garden City Plaza, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-746-8000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven R. Schlesinger is the managing partner at Jaspan Schlesinger LLP in Garden City, New York. As head of the firm's appellate and litigation practice groups, Mr. Schlesinger's practice focuses on bankruptcy, business litigation, commercial, real estate and general civil litigation matters. Mr. Schlesinger serves clients both in Garden City and throughout the entire New York City metropolitan area.

After graduating from Queens College, City University of New York, Mr. Schlesinger earned his law degree from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He is admitted to practice in all New York state courts, the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Schlesinger is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association, among other professional organizations. He has served as chairman of the Nassau County Bar Association's professional ethics committee and was appointed to the character and fitness committee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. He has also acted as law chairman for the Nassau County Democratic Committee.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Schlesinger has worked in a range of professional and political roles. He has served as counsel on numerous political campaigns and has written a number of articles about politics and election laws for various publications. He has also served as a director of three publicly held corporations and as special counsel to a variety of government agencies.

Mr. Schlesinger is active in various charitable organizations and is president of his synagogue. He also heads the Kermit Gitenstein Foundation, Inc., a Garden City-based charitable group.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%)

State, Local & Municipal (20%)

Real Estate (10%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017

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About Steven Schlesinger

Admitted: 1977, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • "Top 100 New York Super Lawyer", 2014 and 2015 New York Metro area Super Lawyers list
  • Martindale - AV Overall Peer Rating 5.0

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division
  • Member of the Character and Fitness Committee, appointed by the Appellate Division, Second Department
  • Special Committee of the New York State Bar Association on Election Law Reform, Member
  • Nassau County Democratic Committee, Law Chairman
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Committee, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Federal district courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Head of The Kermit Gitenstein Foundation, Inc. and president of his synagogue

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Principal Author, Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, 4th Edition, 2015
  • Contributory author of Goldfeder on Modern Election Law

Educational Background:

  • Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1973
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Office Location for Steven R. Schlesinger

300 Garden City Plaza
5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-746-8000


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Last Updated: 4/7/2016

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