Jason P. Sultzer
Jason Sultzer is a class action expert and represents clients throughout
the United States in complex and high stakes litigation. He has amassed
nearly two decades worth of experience in litigating mass tort, product
liability, commercial litigation and intellectual property-related cases.
Mr. Sultzer and Mr. Shoop began their legal careers together at one of
the largest law firms in the country. They were eager to reunite and provide
their mutual clients with a formidable legal team with proven results
and a national presence.
Mr. Sultzer has successfully tried and litigated matters involving fortune
500 companies in highly publicized class action lawsuits in both federal
and state court, including proceedings before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict
Litigation. These class actions matters encompass an array of matters,
including breach of warranty, product liability-related issues, unfair
competition, wage and hour and employment discrimination cases, inclusive
of those involving consumer protection statutes of nearly all fifty states.
Mr. Sultzer has been appointed as lead counsel in a number of class action
lawsuits in which he has recovered millions of dollars and obtained injunctive
relief on behalf of consumers nationally. Additionally, Mr. Sultzer is
a frequent contributor and lecturer regarding class action lawsuits and
he has been quoted in national publications concerning class action settlement
practices and the Class Action Fairness Act.
Mr. Sultzer has additional experience litigating matters pertaining to
complex commercial disputes. Most recently, Mr. Sultzer obtained a multi-million
dollar recovery on behalf of a real estate developer in a breach of contract
action concerning a waterfront property in New York City.
During the course of their legal careers, Mr. Sultzer and Mr. Shoop have
successfully litigated hundreds of product liability cases involving a
wide range of consumer products and medical devices, including those involving
catastrophic injury and wrongful death.
Mr. Sultzer also has extensive experience in the mass tort arena, including
cases involving asbestos. Mr. Sultzer is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel
of America (“LCA”), a trial lawyer honorary society that recognizes
excellence among trial lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is a highly selective
process and opportunities for membership are extended by invitation only.
and is composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.
Previously, Mr. Sultzer was in-house counsel for Owens Corning, a Fortune
500 Company, where he was involved in defending the company against tens
of thousands of asbestos lawsuits throughout the country.
Mr. Sultzer is also involved in several charity and organizations benefitting
the community. He is a proud member of the board for BeLikeCoach, a national
non-profit organization which aims to help children through sports, education
and science. Mr. Sultzer also serves on the board for GeoPlunge, an organization
that is dedicated to educating elementary school children in geography
across the country.
Areas Of Practice:
- Products Liability
- Catastrophic Personal Injury
- Class Action
- Complex Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- General Business Litigation
- Unfair Competition
- Fire and Casualty
- AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
- American Law Media’s Mass Tort Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2015)
- New York Super Lawyers: Class Action/Mass Torts Litigation (2012, 2013,
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
- Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
- Cali Publishing Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
- Moot Court Board of Advocates
- U.S. Supreme Court
- New York State Bar
- U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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