Ariel Berschadsky has extensive experience litigating contract and other commercial disputes on behalf of companies and individuals in the New York City and State Courts, the Federal Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and in arbitral forums such as the American Arbitration Association and JAMS. He is also admitted to practice law in New Jersey, and has served as an arbitrator for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) for the last 15 years. Some representative examples of this firm’s work include:
Won motion for summary judgment on breach of contract action against individual defendant, piercing his company's corporate veil. Client awarded damages for breach of contract, interest, and attorney's fees. (Douglas Stewart Company, Inc. v. 2254 Third Ave Dept Store Inc. d/b/a J Dept. Store, Freddy Srour, et al., NYS Supreme Court, NY County, Index #654506/17)
Successfully represented Cable Solutions, Inc., a New Jersey-based computer cable installer, in various breach of contract disputes based on the defendants’ failure to pay for services.
Represented Blair Boone, the original “Culture Guy” on the television show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” against his former employer, Queer Eye LLC, in this breach of contract lawsuit for terminating Mr. Boone's employment without paying him for the remainder of the production year, as required by the agreement it itself had drafted. Lawsuit was brought in federal court and settled.
Won motion for summary judgment on behalf of Daewoo International (America) Corp. in its $350,000 lawsuit against a textile distributor, alleging breach of contract and account stated.