Jeffrey Mead Kurzon, ESQ.


JEFFREY MEAD KURZON, ESQ.
Jeff's practice focuses on advising for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs), as well as individual entrepreneurs, investors, officers and directors. Since graduation until 2009, Jeff was an associate at the law firm Sidley Austin LLP in New York in the private equity/mergers & acquisitions practice group where he participated in and advised clients on multi-million and billion dollar transactions. Jeff handles transactions, governance and strategy issues, principally advising clients with the drafting and negotiating of their business agreements. In 2006, Jeff spent six months in Hong Kong, China advising major banks and Chinese issuers on HK listed securities. 

Jeff's industry experience from current and past clients includes private equity, banking, fashion, technology, medicine, politics, insurance, not-for-profit corporations, retail (both brick and mortar and online) and real estate.

During law school, Jeff interned at the New Hampshire Supreme Court in Concord, NH for the Honorable Justice Joseph P. Nadeau. Jeff is an active member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Jeff most recently has advised entrepreneurs beginning and growing businesses, landlords and retail establishments with their commercial leases in NYC and a variety of other business matters seeking avoidance or resolution of disputes. 

Agreements Jeff has helped draft and negotiate include LLC operating agreements, shareholder agreements, licensing agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements (business divorces), settlement agreements, options, partnership agreements, purchase and sale agreements and commercial leases. In addition, Jeff handles corporate governance matters (drafting minutes and resolutions) and routinely assists entrepreneurs with business formations in New York and Delaware.

Active in politics and community affairs, Jeff ran as a Democratic Party candidate for New York's 7th Congressional District in both 2014 and 2016.

Super Lawyers rates Jeff as a top business attorney in New York naming him a "Rising Star" for closely held businesses for 2014-2016. 

 

Education

McGill University, Faculty of Law (Distinction), Montreal, Canada, 2003

Certificate in International Trade Law, ILO/University of Torino, Italy, 2003

Programme en Droit pour les Etudiants Etranger, Aix-en-provence, France, 2002

McGill University, Faculty of Arts (Great Distinction), Montreal, Canada, 1999

 

Admissions

New York (2003)

Massachusetts (2003)

Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit

 

Languages

English, French (Highly Proficient), Spanish (Elementary), Italian (Basic), Russian (Basic)