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Jeffrey D. Buss

Jeffrey D. Buss

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Energy & Utilities

About Me

Jeffrey D. Buss heads the Litigation Department and the Energy Practice Group at Smith, Buss & Jacobs. Mr. Buss has successfully tried numerous jury and non-jury trials before the State and Federal Courts, and successfully drafted and argued appeals before the Appellate Divisions for the First, Second and Third Departments, the New York State Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Buss is currently General Counsel for Coop City, the largest residential cooperative in the United States with more than 55,000 residents, and General Counsel for the Vostecs Corporation, a multinational energy and water services corporation. Mr. Buss is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and a former Reginald H. Smith Fellow, and has been recognized as a superlawyer by his peers at superlawyers.com.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Litigation: 60%
    35 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Energy & Utilities: 15%

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Contact Info

733 Yonkers Ave
Yonkers, NY, 10704-2635

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselRiverbay Corporation2007 - Present
General CounselVostecs2005 - Present
ArbitratorUnited States District Court Eastern District of New York2000 - Present
Partner/OwnerSmith, Buss & Jacobs,LLP1991 - Present
AttorneyReginald Heber Smith Fellow1977 - 1979
Staff CounselPublic Utility Law Project1976 - 1984
InvestigatorNew York City Board of Correction1974 - 1976

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
NYS Home Energy Assistance Block Grant Advisory CommitteeMember1984 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkArbitratorN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Fresh Meadow Mechanical Corp. v. Riverbay CorporationPending
HSBC Bank v. SoferWon
Weissman v HassettN/A

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJ.D.1979
New York UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1976