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Jeremy B. Francis

Associate

212-823-0924

 

Jeremy B. Francis is a litigation associate at Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP with extensive experience in all stages of litigation, including trials and appeals in both state and federal courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Francis’ experience representing individuals and corporate defendants in the Commercial Division in New York provides him with insights that clients need and makes him part of the core group of attorneys at Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP who have become the go-to attorneys for many clients and large, national law firms.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Francis practiced at the Sultzer Law Group, P.C. as a litigation associate where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of commercial and other civil litigation matters, including breach of contract, fraud, product liability, government enforcement actions and class actions.

As a former Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Francis prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases, including driving while intoxicated, narcotics, gun possession, and assault. He tried close to a dozen cases and secured guilty verdicts in Kings County Criminal Court.

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EDUCATION

  • Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 2011), Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Articles Editor; Lightfoot Franklin & White Legal Writing Award; Mock Trial; Moot Court.
  • Yale University (B.A., 2007), Distinction in Political Science

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Represented a national medical monitoring company in numerous individual and class action lawsuits around the country alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • Represented a national medical monitoring company in lawsuits brought by the Attorneys General of several states alleging deceptive and unfair business practices.
  • Defended a national medical monitoring company in a federal lawsuit alleging unfair competition, tortious interference with contract, and defamation.
  • Represented a group of physicians seeking to retain the proceeds of the demutualization of a national medical professional liability insurance company.
  • Represented a radiology corporation accused of breaching a commercial lease in a case involving complex corporate governance issues.
  • Defended a recruiting company in the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division against allegations of conspiring to poach clients and tortiously interfere with the contracts of a rival recruiter.
  • Represented product manufacturers in various product liability actions.
  • Represented defendants in asbestos litigation.
  • Brought claims against the manufacturer of building materials for breach of contract and fraud based on misrepresentations to a downstream seller about the fire propagation characteristics of its products.
  • Defended an international fashion retailer in premises liability and personal injury actions.

ADMISSIONS

  • New York (2012)
  • S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2017)
  • S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (2017)
  • S. District Court, Western District of New York (2020)
  • U.S. Court Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2019)