Arthur R. Lehman

Top rated business litigation attorney in New York, New York

Arthur R. Lehman, LLC
Arthur R. Lehman
Arthur R. Lehman, LLC

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Intellectual property litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1977

Education: Columbia Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

Arthur R. Lehman, LLC

60 E 42nd St
Suite 4600
New York, NY 10165 Visit website


Handling all cases personally for the law office of Arthur R. Lehman, L.L.C., Arthur R. Lehman represents clients in New York in commercial and business law disputes, including real estate brokerage disputes; unfair competition; business torts; breach of contract; and shareholder, partnership and LLC disputes. With an aim to service clients economically and efficiently, Mr. Lehman offers a high level of sophistication and skill with the personal service expected from a small firm.

A member of the Dartmouth Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Mr. Lehman also handles matters of employment law for employees, representing them in issues related to severance agreements, intellectual property contracts, confidentiality contracts, nonsolicitation agreements and noncompete agreements.

He earned a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 1976, was awarded honors by the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law and was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1973 from Dartmouth College as a Rufus Choate Scholar. Promising fast results, Mr. Lehman practices in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit; the U.S. District Court for the Western, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York; and the state of New York.

A practical, sensible approach allows Mr. Lehman to be realistic as he pursues litigation objectives for his clients. Passionate about issues of justice, he values the advice of his clients and keeps them involved at every stage of the case.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Intellectual property litigation

Focus areas

Trade secret, Non-compete agreements

  • 60% Business litigation
  • 40% Intellectual property litigation

First Admitted: 1977, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • V. M. Producoes, Publicidade e Participacoes, Ltd. v. Songs of Universal, Inc., 732 F. Supp.2d 407 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • RMED International, Inc. v. Sloan's Supermarket, Inc., aff'd 2000 WL 420548 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
  • Harden V. Warner Arnex Cable Communications, Inc., 642 F. Supp. 1080 (S.D.N.Y. 1986)
  • Simpson v. Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., 128 A.D.3d 549 (1st Dept. 2015)
  • RMED International, Inc. v. Sloan's Supermarket, Inc., Fed. Sec. L. Rep. 90, 926, WL310352 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
  • Howe v. The Readers Digest Association, 686 F. Supp. 461 (S.D.N.Y. 1988)
  • RMED International, Inc. v. Sloan's Supermarket, Inc., 185 F. Supp.2d 389 (S.D.N.Y. 2002)
  • Odegard, Inc v. Costikyan Classic Carpets, Inc., 963 F. Supp. 1328 (S.D.N.Y. 1997)
  • Kinstler v. Saturday Evening Post Co., 507 F. Supp. 113 (S.D.N.Y. 1981)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Columbia Law School, New York, New York
  • Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, New York, New York
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • New York, 1977
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • American Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, A.B, Honors: Rufus Choate Scholar, 1973

Office location for Arthur R. Lehman

60 E 42nd St
Suite 4600
New York, NY 10165

Phone: 212-697-2715


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

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