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Jason P. Sultzer

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Jason P. Sultzer

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A nationally recognized trial lawyer and the founding partner of Sultzer & Lipari, Jason P. Sultzer is known for his integrity, professionalism, and resolve. He represents clients throughout the United States in high-profile litigation and has substantial experience in class actions, mass torts, business disputes, personal injury litigation, product liability, and intellectual property-related issues. Whether advocating for clients inside or outside the courtroom, Mr. Sultzer stops at nothing to pursue the best possible result based on his client’s unique objectives and concerns.

Class Action Experience

Recognized by both the media and his peers as the country's top class action lawyer, Mr. Sultzer has successfully prosecuted some of the world’s largest corporations in highly publicized class action lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the country, including proceedings before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. He has handled a broad range of class actions involving virtually every complaint or violation ranging from consumer fraud and employment discrimination to product liability matters.

Mr. Sultzer has been appointed as lead counsel in a number of class action lawsuits in which he has recovered tens of millions of dollars and obtained injunctive relief on behalf of aggrieved consumers nationwide in cases involving fraudulent representations of various foods and products. In his capacity as lead counsel, courts have referred to Mr. Sultzer‘s credentials as “nothing short of sterling.”

Mr. Sultzer is a frequent author and lecturer about class action lawsuits and has been quoted in national publications concerning the Class Action Fairness Act and class action settlements.

Commercial Disputes

Mr. Sultzer also routinely litigates matters involving complex commercial disputes. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants and takes on the complete spectrum of business disputes across all industries. Most recently, Mr. Sultzer obtained a multi-million-dollar recovery on behalf of a real estate developer in a breach of contract action involving the development of waterfront property in New York City.

Product Liability Matters

Mr. Sultzer also has successfully litigated hundreds of product liability cases involving a wide range of products, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters resulting from fires and electrocutions. Most recently, Mr. Sultzer conducted a trial in which the court returned a favorable verdict in favor of his client, the defendant, in a case involving allegations that his client’s product caused a fire and property damage in excess of $10 million.

Mass Torts

Mr. Sultzer has extensive experience in mass torts, including those involving asbestos and the alleged health effects of cell phone use. Given Mr. Sultzer’s significant experience in mass tort matters, he regularly advises his clients during corporate crisis situations associated with product recalls, federal agency investigations, state attorney general inquiries, and mass tort and class action litigation threats.

Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases

Mr. Sultzer also represents individual plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury cases. Most recently, on the eve of trial, Mr. Sultzer obtained over $2.5 million on behalf of his client who was severely injured in an auto-related accident.

Qualified to Meet Your Legal Needs

Mr. Sultzer has been recognized as the top 500 Plaintiff lawyers in the country by LawDragon, a leading peer-reviewed publication recognizing the country’s top lawyers. In addition, Mr. Sultzer is a Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (“LCA”), a trial lawyer honorary society that recognizes excellence among trial counsel. Senior fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only and is composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Mr. Sultzer is a member of the Trial Law Institute and Diversity Law Institute.

Prior to opening Sultzer & Lipari, Mr. Sultzer was the youngest equity partner at one of the largest law firms in the country where he served as the co-chairman of its class action practice group. Earlier in his career, 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 various charity and community organizations. He is a member of the board of directors for BeLikeCoach, a national non-profit dedicated to helping children through sports, science, and education. He also serves on the board of directors for GeoPlunge, an organization that is dedicated to teaching geography to students in elementary schools across the country.

  • J.D. Ohio Northern University School of Law - Graduate School 1997
  • B.A. The Ohio State University - University 1993
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • LCA Proven Trial Lawyers Senior Fellow
    LCA Proven Trial Lawyers Senior Fellow
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers
    Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers
  • New York Super Lawyers (2012-2019)

    Class Action/Mass Torts Litigation

    New York Super Lawyers  (2012-2019)
  • New York Super Lawyers (2011)

    Rising Star-Class Action/Mass Torts Litigation

    New York Super Lawyers (2011)
  • Cali Publishing Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
    Cali Publishing Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2020 Award Visit Website
    Lawyers of Distinction 2020 Award
  • Public Justice 2021 Patron Member Visit Website
    Public Justice 2021 Patron Member
  • One of New York’s Top-Rated Lawyers

    Featured on the front cover of the Wall Street Journal’s Legal Leader’s magazine as one of New York’s top-rated lawyers in 2014 and 2015

    One of New York’s Top-Rated Lawyers
  • Mass Tort Lawyer of the Year

    American Law Media’s Mass Tort Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2015)

    Mass Tort Lawyer of the Year

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