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Jeffrey is co-chair of the firm's small business practice. He is a business law attorney who represents a wide range of small to mid-size businesses across New York State, including New York City and Long Island.

Jeffrey focuses on advising entrepreneurs, start-ups and closely-held businesses on legal aspects of their business operations and transactional matters, commencing with the initial organization and capitalization of a company, and throughout its lifecycle (including family succession or sale to a third-party). He often serves as his client’s outside “general business counsel”, providing them with a wide platform of legal services specifically geared toward start-up and emerging businesses. He has handled numerous private debt and equity placements, including venture capital investments, and made securities filings for Regulation D offerings and State Blue Sky offerings.

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  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Business and Corporate, 2021
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association

  • An Interview with Jeffrey Scheer, Business Law and Cannabis, Legally Bond Podcast, May 17, 2021
  • Managing in Year 2 of a Pandemic - Round 2 of PPP Loans, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, February 16, 2021
  • Panel Member, SBA's Paycheck Protection Program and Farmer Co-ops, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, April 6, 2020
  • Panel Member, Successful Strategies for Ownership Transition, Dannible & McKee’s Central NY Manufacturing Conference, October 17, 2017
  • Legal Update, Syracuse Builders Exchange - Construction Company Growth Accelerator Program, October 11, 2017
  • Moderator, UVANY Middle Market Forum, March 15, 2016
  • The Echoes of the New York State Revitalization Act - Is Your Organization Compliant?, Dannible & McKee’s Annual Nonprofit Conference, January 13, 2015

  • Business Journal News Network, Board Leadership Award Honoree 2016
  • Board Member, Green Family Foundation
  • Board Member, The Jewish Community Foundation of Central New York, Inc.
  • Board Member, The Jewish Health & Rehabilitation Center
  • Board Member, The Jewish Home of Central New York Foundation
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc. (WCNY)