Jason R. Davidson

Jason R. Davidson

Member
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-551-8455
Fax:
212-551-8484
E-mail:

Jason Davidson is a member of the firm's Litigation department. He handles commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters, contract and lease disputes, and complex real estate and construction litigation in state and federal courts.

He has litigated cases in Federal District Court and in New York State trial and appellate courts, including the New York State Court of Appeals. He has also represented clients before various New York City administrative agencies, including the New York City Loft Board, the Office of Administrative Trial and Hearings, the Environmental Control Board, and the Board of Standards and Appeals.

Jason started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the trial division and in the special investigation bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney's office, prosecuting criminals and investigating international narcotics and money laundering organizations.

Jason is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He serves on the judicial screening committee of LeGal Law Association of Greater New York and on the Board of Directors of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Originally from El Salvador, Jason is fluent in Spanish. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Juris Doctorate from the American University, Washington College of Law, where he was a participant in the International Human Rights Law Clinic and the international studies program at the University of Chile School of Law.

Jason Davidson is a member of the firm's Litigation department. He handles commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters, contract and lease disputes, and complex real estate and construction litigation in state and federal courts.

He has litigated cases in Federal District Court and in New York State trial and appellate courts, including the New York State Court of Appeals. He has also represented clients before various New York City administrative agencies, including the New York City Loft Board, the Office of Administrative Trial and Hearings, the Environmental Control Board, and the Board of Standards and Appeals.

Jason started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the trial division and in the special investigation bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney's office, prosecuting criminals and investigating international narcotics and money laundering organizations.

Jason is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He serves on the judicial screening committee of LeGal Law Association of Greater New York and on the Board of Directors of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Originally from El Salvador, Jason is fluent in Spanish. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Juris Doctorate from the American University, Washington College of Law, where he was a participant in the International Human Rights Law Clinic and the international studies program at the University of Chile School of Law.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2003

Areas of Practice

  • Rent Regulation & Administrative Law
  • Litigation (Commercial)
  • Litigation (Real Estate)
  • Landlord Tenant Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2002

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law
    • J.D. - 1996
  • State University of New York at Albany
    • B.A. - 1993

Representative Cases

  • Gordon v. Board of Managers, 36 Misc.3d 1210(A), 2012 WL 2914168 (Table), 2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 51245(U) (Sup Ct. N.Y. Cty 2011)
  • 936 Second Avenue, L.P. v. Second Corporate Development Co., Inc. et al, 82 A.D.3d 446, 917 N.Y.S.2d 865 (1st Dep't 2011)
  • The Helena Associates v. EFCO Corporation, 2009 WL 2355811 (S.D.N.Y.)

Representative Clients

  • Edison Properties, LLC
  • IGI/Izaki Group Investment USA
  • New York Downtown Hospital
  • Rose Hill Property Assoc., Inc./Tan Holding Corp.
  • Sedesco, Inc.
  • Shorenstein

Classes/Seminars

  • Joint Living Work Quarters for Artists-The Expanded Loft Law, Zoning and Artist in Residence Requirements Under the Expanded Loft Law (Instructor), Real Estate Board of New York, February 2011 and May 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • LeGal Law Association of Greater New York, Member

Languages

  • Spanish