Steven J. Shore

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Ganfer & Shore, LLP
 | 360 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-922-9250
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Securities Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Steven Shore is Ganfer & Shore’s managing partner and head of the firm’s litigation practice groups. He has extensive experience in representing parties in complex commercial litigations and, in particular, in business, securities and real estate controversies.

Mr. Shore is experienced in all phases of litigation in both New York State and Federal Courts, as well as in arbitration. He is also a seasoned appellate attorney, having argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Appellate Divisions of both the First and Second Departments.

Mr. Shore was one of the founders of Ganfer & Shore. Prior to forming the predecessor firm in 1979, he was a staff attorney with the Division of Enforcement of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and thereafter an associate in the litigation department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Mr. Shore has lectured at the New York City and State Bar Associations in real estate and mediation and at Columbia Law School on securities law. Mr. Shore has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Shore is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell,* the highest level in professional excellence and ethics, and has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” annually since 2006. Mr. Shore was also listed by Thomson-Reuters in their “Super Lawyers” editions in 2011, 2013 and 2014 as one of the top hundred attorneys in the Metropolitan New York area. Mr. Shore has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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About Steven Shore

Admitted: 1972, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • One of the Top Hundred Attorneys in the Metropolitan New York Area, Thomson-Reuters in their "Super Lawyers" edition, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Super Lawyer, 2006-present
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, Union Internationale des Avocats ("UIA"), 2012 to present
  • Member, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Compliance and Legal Division, 1998 to present
  • Member, Corporation, Banking and Business Law, Litigation, and Corporate Counsel Sections of the American Bar Association
  • Member, Commercial Division Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association, 2005 to present
  • Member, Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association, 1999 to present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1973
  • New York, 1972

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Trial of Securities Cases, Columbia Law School, Continuing Legal Education Program

Educational Background:

  • University of Rochester, B.A., 1968
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Office Location for Steven J. Shore

360 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-922-9250


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Last Updated: 2/10/2017

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