Stuart P. Slotnick is the managing shareholder of Buchanan's New York office and vice chair of the firm's Business Litigation and Trial Practice. He is the former vice chair of the firm's White-Collar Defense and Investigations Practice. Stuart concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, white-collar and government investigations, civil litigation, and intellectual property litigation.
Stuart has represented clients throughout the United States and has successfully tried criminal, civil, products liability, personal injury and medical malpractice cases in various jurisdictions. In addition to obtaining multi-million dollar pre-trial settlements, Stuart has assisted his clients in recovering millions of dollars after trial. He has represented clients in several state and federal class actions that have resulted in recoveries in excess of $100 million. Stuart has represented and advised publicly listed corporations, privately held companies and high net worth individuals.
Among the diverse cases that Stuart has handled, he has:
Notably, Stuart has represented several Army captains and soldiers throughout the country in federal actions against the U.S. Army. He has successfully challenged the Army’s attempt to recall soldiers to active duty for deployment to Iraq and his clients have been granted Honorable Discharges from the Army. In addition to his diverse litigation experience, Stuart has represented clients in matrimonial, family court, employment and real estate matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Stuart was special counsel at a New York litigation boutique. He was also a supervising senior assistant district attorney and senior trial attorney for the Office of the District Attorney, Kings County. As a senior trial attorney, Stuart successfully tried and prosecuted a wide array of cases including homicides and high profile matters. At the District Attorney's Office, Stuart conducted hundreds of grand jury investigations and wrote successful appellate briefs.
Stuart frequently appears on Court TV as a courtroom analyst and has appeared on national television giving commentary on high profile cases.
He is fluent in Spanish.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Slotnick is a very sharp lawyer and tough negotiator. He has a very thorough knowledge of the law which gives him a keen sense of strategy, lasting from the pre litigation phases through the post trial stages of a case. Said knowledge of the law gives him a leg up in negotiating advantageous terms in settlements for his clients. Mr. Slotnick is both a worthy adversary and co counsel.
Kimberly Edmonds Appeals Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Stuart Slotnick and can attest to his keen insight and killer instinct. He is a first rate trial attorney and has earned a well-deserved reputation among his peers. He is not only smart, but cunning and strategic. As an active member of the Judicial Selection Committee, he has interacted with many Judges and knows how to persuade a black robe. I strongly endorse him without reservation.
David Cetron Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|5 out of 5 Star Distinction||Lawyers.com||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Managing Partner NYC Office||Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||2005 - Present|
|Special Counsel||Slotnick, Shapiro & Crocker LLP||2004 - 2005|
|Senior Associate and Senior Trial Attorney||Seeger Weiss LLP||2000 - 2004|
|Senior Trial Attorney||Kings County District Attorney, NYC||1994 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York City Bar Association||Committee on the Judiciary Member||2011 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|New York University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Brandeis University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|