Jeff has extensive experience in providing commercial litigation services to clients in a wide range of industries, including industrial manufacturing, waste management, materials design, website development and internet marketing, equipment distribution and service, entertainment, and cosmetic and pharmaceutical development. 

On behalf of these clients, in both state and federal court, Jeff has litigated claims involving business torts, contract breaches, intellectual property infringement, trade secret misappropriation, shareholder disputes, property disputes, zoning violations, and defamation.

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  • Lead counsel for defendant waste management company in 2-month trial in Connecticut Superior Court in which plaintiff sought over $10 million in damages for alleged misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, conspiracy, breach of contract, and unfair competition. Judgment dismissed all claims against defendant.
  • Lead counsel for plaintiffs in multi-week jury trial in New York State Supreme Court that alleged claims of tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duties, and misappropriation of trade secrets.The case settled with plaintiffs receiving nearly $1 million.
  • Lead counsel for defendant Fortune 500 company in 4-week trial in California Superior Court in which plaintiff sought over $5 million in damages for alleged fraud and breach of contract. Judgment dismissed all claims in favor of defendant.
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff cellular device distributor in 2-week binding arbitration that alleged tortious interference and misappropriation of trade secrets.Plaintiff awarded over $750,000.
  • Obtained summary judgment for defendant digital imaging company which dismissed all claims of federal trademark infringement and unfair competition.
  • Negotiated settlement of over $100,000 in favor of not-for-profit company in an action against its former CEO.

  • Listed in:
    • Los Angeles Magazine Rising Stars - Top Young Attorneys, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association

  • The No Nonsense Roundtable with Dom Genova & Jim Salmon, Newsradio WHAM1180, July 20, 2019
  • Faculty, Legal Services for Growing Business, Making Smart Growth a Priority Conference October 18-20, 2016

  • YMCA of Greater Rochester 
  • Board of Trustees, Rochester Museum and Science Center; Chair, 2014 Innovation Celebration Gala
  • Cornell Alumni Club of Rochester