Dejan Kezunovic

Dejan Kezunovic

Associate
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-551-1251
Fax:
212-551-8484
E-mail:

Dejan Kezunovic joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 2018 and is an associate with the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Kezunovic's practice involves advising clients and litigating complex commercial matters in state and federal courts.

Notable Work

  • Represented a major New York real estate developer in connection with sub-tenant's breach of contract claim seeking to assert third-party beneficiary rights under the master lease between the developer and its commercial tenant.
  • Represented a large Swedish multinational company in a California federal action to limit the damages arising out of an electrical plant explosion.
  • Represented a Canadian tire manufacturer in a contract dispute with a software company over automatic renewal provision in the software maintenance contract.
  • Defeated a New York Labor Law § 240(1) motion for summary judgment in New York Supreme Court, Bronx County against a building owner.
  • Drafted a winning summary judgment motion in an asbestos case in New York Supreme Court, Saratoga County dismissing all claims against a distributor of laboratory supplies.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division action dismissing a fraudulent practices lawsuit brought by former law students against their law school.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division action dismissing a derivative lawsuit brought seeking to enjoin construction of a residential skyscraper on the "Billionaire's Row" in Manhattan.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division granting defendant's motion for declaratory judgment that it need not comply with pre-answer security requirement of New York Insurance Law in a $50 million coverage lawsuit.

Mr. Kezunovic graduated from Northeastern State University of Oklahoma (summa cum laude) with his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2008 and earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2011.

Prior to joining Rosenberg & Estis, Mr. Kezunovic was an associate with Littleton Park Joyce Ughetta & Kelly LLP and a law clerk for Hon. Melvin L. Schweitzer in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court.

Dejan Kezunovic joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 2018 and is an associate with the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Kezunovic's practice involves advising clients and litigating complex commercial matters in state and federal courts.

Notable Work

  • Represented a major New York real estate developer in connection with sub-tenant's breach of contract claim seeking to assert third-party beneficiary rights under the master lease between the developer and its commercial tenant.
  • Represented a large Swedish multinational company in a California federal action to limit the damages arising out of an electrical plant explosion.
  • Represented a Canadian tire manufacturer in a contract dispute with a software company over automatic renewal provision in the software maintenance contract.
  • Defeated a New York Labor Law § 240(1) motion for summary judgment in New York Supreme Court, Bronx County against a building owner.
  • Drafted a winning summary judgment motion in an asbestos case in New York Supreme Court, Saratoga County dismissing all claims against a distributor of laboratory supplies.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division action dismissing a fraudulent practices lawsuit brought by former law students against their law school.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division action dismissing a derivative lawsuit brought seeking to enjoin construction of a residential skyscraper on the "Billionaire's Row" in Manhattan.
  • Prepared a draft order in a New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division granting defendant's motion for declaratory judgment that it need not comply with pre-answer security requirement of New York Insurance Law in a $50 million coverage lawsuit.

Mr. Kezunovic graduated from Northeastern State University of Oklahoma (summa cum laude) with his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2008 and earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2011.

Prior to joining Rosenberg & Estis, Mr. Kezunovic was an associate with Littleton Park Joyce Ughetta & Kelly LLP and a law clerk for Hon. Melvin L. Schweitzer in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2018

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation (Commercial)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2012

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Law Journal: Fordham Urban Law Journal
  • Northeastern State University of Oklahoma, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
    • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) - 2008
    • Honors: International Club, Founder and President

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section

Past Employment Positions

  • Littleton Park Joyce Ughetta & Kelly LLP, Associate
  • Hon. Melvin L. Schweitzer in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court, Law Clerk