Scott M. Kessler
Scott M. Kessler
666 Fifth Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10103

Scott Kessler is a partner in the Litigation practice where he focuses on litigating complex commercial disputes, including corporate and private equity transactions, real estate matters, and securities and other class action defense, at both the trial and appellate levels. He has tried and argued numerous cases in federal and state courts. Scott also has significant experience advocating for clients with regard to contract disputes, corporate and partnership dissolutions, and matters involving questions of copyright law, unfair competition, and trademark law.

Representation of national credit card processing company in federal and state court proceedings in dispute with sales organization concerning claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and tortious interference with contract.
Representation of worldwide manufacturer of aircraft passenger cabin interior products in state court action with distributor or oxygen system products alleging claims of fraud and breach of contract.
Representation of healthcare services company and its directors in state class action challenging fairness of merger.
Representation of private medical practice in state court action to enforce non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
Representation of individual co-author of popular guidebook concerning women's beauty products in jury trial involving claims for recovery of royalties, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.
Representation of merchandizing company in federal action to enjoin unauthorized sale and distribution of counterfeit clothing and novelty products.
Representation of construction management company in court proceedings to prosecute claims for violation of non-compete agreement and for contempt.
Representation of automotive parts company and individual partners in appeal of distribution of partnership assets and breach of fiduciary duty.

New York State Bar Association, Member
New York County Lawyers' Association, Member
Jewish Lawyers Guild, Member
Queens & Bronx Builders Association, Member

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Scott M. Kessler


J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 2003; cum laude
B.S., Cornell University, 1998

New York
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