Searingtown resident, Kevin Schlosser, a partner and Chair of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of the law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein P.C. located in Garden City, N.Y., has been recognized as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®. This distinction as a Top Rated Lawyer is limited to attorneys who have demonstrated leadership qualities and have achieved the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating.
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Mr. Schlosser has experience in a broad range of cases and arbitrations, including complex commercial disputes, business torts, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, professional liability and malpractice claims, construction law, real estate and commercial landlord-tenant disputes, corporate and partnership disputes, ERISA, health law, Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class actions, employment and restrictive covenants, intellectual property, products liability, insurance claims and defense, including disability insurance claims and the prosecution and defense of other tort-related claims. A proven appellate lawyer, he is also an accomplished trial attorney, whose victories include million-dollar recoveries and a record-breaking jury verdict. Mr. Schlosser was recognized by the New York Law Journal in 2013 for obtaining the highest contract jury verdict in the State of New York.
In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Schlosser also acts as general outside corporate counsel, advising corporate clients on the full spectrum of legal affairs. He is currently an Executive Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court, Nassau County chapter of the distinguished American Inns of Court. He is a member of the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy; has chaired the Continuing Legal Education Program on New York Civil Motion Practice at Hofstra Law School; is a member of the Continuing Legal Education faculty panel of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association Academy of Law. He has given CLE seminars with some of the most prominent judges in the state and federal courts.
Additionally, Mr. Schlosser is a member of the American Bar Association, Litigation Section; the New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section; and the Nassau County Bar Association. Mr. Schlosser is currently Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Commercial Litigation Committee, and previously served as Chair of its Subcommittee on Expert Witness Disclosure, in which he spearheaded the Pilot Program for enhanced expert witness disclosure in the Commercial Division of Nassau County.
Founded in 1960 by the late John F. English, the firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. includes among its members Joseph A. Suozzi, former Appellate Division Justice; John V. N. Klein, former Suffolk County Executive; Basil A. Paterson, former New York Secretary of State; and Harold Ickes, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff. Over the course of 50 years, the firm has earned a reputation for integrity, creativity and professionalism and has set a standard of excellence in the practice of law. With offices in Albany, Garden City, Manhattan and Washington, D.C., the firm provides legal advice in diverse practice areas to individuals, institutions and corporations. The firm can be found on line at http://www.msek.com.