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William Chuang

Lawsuits and disputes Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   1 review

also known as William W. Chuang

  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About William

Learn William’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Lawsuits and disputes
    30%

  2. Real estate
    20%
    We handle landlord-tenant disputes, draft and review leases, and we handle buy-sell agreements regarding real estate.

  3. Copyright infringement
    15%
    Our firm handles copyright litigation for companies who have been accused of infringement and for copyright owners who believe that their rights are being infringed upon.

  4. Trademark infringement
    15%
    Our firm handles trademark litigation for companies who have been accused of infringement and for trademark owners who believe that their rights are being infringed upon.

  5. Trusts
    10%

  6. Wills and living wills
    10%

William focuses on general business litigation and intellectual property matters. He has litigated cases such as contested dissolution of corporations, and he has both brought and defended against trademark and copyright infringement lawsuits. He has defended his small business clients from lawsuits brought by former employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Laws, as well as suing to collect monies owed to his clients for breach of contract. Prior to joining Jakubowitz & Chuang LLP, he worked in the litigation group of a large general practice firm.

William graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a B.A. in biochemistry and economics and earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2006. He is admitted to both the New York State Bar Association and the New York County Bar Association, as well as the bars of the federal courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association.

William is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He enjoys hiking in his spare time. He is a board member of and legal advisor to the Holly Civic Association, and a member of the Kissena Park Conservancy.

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Location

Jakubowitz & Chuang LLP
325 Broadway
Suite 301
New York, NY, 10007

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Posted by john | August 12, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Clear cut, no BS lawyer
I recently came into possession of a building that had an illegal basement apartment. After offering them time and money to leave, they refused and I had an issue in my hand. The first lawyer I went to was in Chinatown and I assumed that it would be cheap but after a consultation with him and the price he was asking, I learned that he was going to rip me off, rather than it being a bargain. Searching google I stumbled upon Jakubowitz and Chuang by accident and decided to give them a try. I had a free consultation with William Chuang and found that he was very professional and reasonable. I did my own research about holdover cases before looking for lawyers and found that he told me everything and cleared up some misconceptions I had. I was about to do something stupid and he saved me from that mistake. The best part of the consultation is that he itemized all his fees. The first lawyer I went to merely gave me a price and expected me to pay. I saved around 600 dollars for the first legal steps with William. When in court with my tenants, he told me what would happen and I received exactly the result that I expected. Evicting my tenants was a very arduous journey but William made it easier by explaining all the steps involved and doing what he said he was going to do. Always available by phone, text, or email. When I received a letter from the housing department about the illegal basement tenants, I emailed William and he got back to me within an hour. Even on Sundays he responds which is rare for lawyers or any professionals. I'm going to have him be my personal go to lawyer from now on.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-300 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-35%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • 2006 - 2009

Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2006
  • New York University
  • Bachelors
  • 2003

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Yong Sun Realty, LLC v. Sakas, et al., 35588/14 (Rockland County)
  • Won on summary judgment.
  • Lebewohl et al. v. Heart Attack Grill, et al., 11-cv-3153 (S.D.N.Y.) (PAE)(JCF)
  • Court granted our summary judgment motion that the Deli was not infringing
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP v. Strabala, 11-cv-3906 (S.D.N.Y.) (MGC)
  • Court granted our motion and transferred the case to Chicago, Illinois.

Associations

  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2013 - Present
  • New York County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • New York State Bar Association
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 New York Metro Rising Stars
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • ATIC Training
  • An Introduction to No Fault Law
  • 2013

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