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William A. Jaskola

Senior Associate

212-823-0923

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William Jaskola is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Cooperatives and Condominiums Practice Areas at Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer.

Finding Common Ground to Resolve Contentious Disputes

Mr. Jaskola represents private and public companies, partnerships and individuals in complex commercial matters including real estate and construction disputes, and cooperative and condominium litigation. He counsels property owners, developers, commercial landlords, and cooperative and condominium boards. Mr. Jaskola is highly experienced in handling commercial and non-commercial landlord-tenant disputes, including those between cooperative and condominium boards and their commercial tenants.

In addition to litigating in state and federal courts, Mr. Jaskola helps clients resolve issues and settle disputes through arbitrations and mediations, including before the American Arbitration Association and JAMS.

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REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Representation of iconic comic-book writer and editor in intellectual property matters in New York and California
  • Represented claimant in an arbitration on behalf of prospective purchaser of commercial property against the seller of property seeking return of down payment and associated damages
  • Represented residential building owners against neighboring property owners, seeking access for scaffolding and other encroaching activities
  • Brought holdover proceeding on behalf of landlord against commercial tenant where, following a full bench trial, a warrant of eviction was issued, and landlord recovered attorneys’ fees
  • Defended company in a class action alleging violation of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act

EDUCATION

  • Fordham School of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • Hofstra University (B.A., 1990)

ADMISSIONS

  • New York (1997)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (1998)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (1997)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1998)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, New York City Bar Association