"Effective communication—persuasive writing and speaking—is our focus; and it’s how we achieve the best outcomes for our clients."

Lee J. Lefkowitz

lee lefkowitz  attorney land-use & zoning, litigation, shamberg marwell hollis andreycak & laidlaw westchester mount kisco new york law firm

Lee J. Lefkowitz

Partner

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

914.666.5600  ext. 310
llefkowitz@smhal.com

Throughout his career, Lee J. Lefkowitz has represented and achieved favorable outcomes for clients in a broad array of cases, big and small. Lee has a passion for legal writing, and his recent work includes brief-writing and arguing appeals and motions in federal and state courts in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, and Connecticut.

Mr. Lefkowitz received his B.A. (cum laude) from Binghamton University in 2008 where he double-majored in mathematical sciences and English, and also served as editor of the school newspaper’s op/ed page. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011, attaining concentrations in constitutional law and rights, corporate law, and litigation. He was a staff writer on the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law and a recipient of Cardozo’s Dean’s Merit Scholarship. While at Cardozo, Mr. Lefkowitz worked as a research assistant to Professor Marci A. Hamilton, prosecuting cases alleging child abuse against the Catholic church, including successfully opposing a petition seeking a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States. After graduating law school, Mr. Lefkowitz served as a post-graduate fellow to the Honorable Doris Ling-Cohan of the Supreme Court, State of New York, New York County, working primarily on commercial litigation cases. He also worked for three national law firms, defending liability cases against professionals, litigating general commercial litigation cases, and prosecuting federal commodity manipulation and antitrust class actions.

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

Connecticut

Washington, D.C.

Education

J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, cum laude, 2011

B.A. Binghamton University, cum laude, in Mathematical Sciences and English, 2008

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