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Craig Tarasoff

Craig is an experienced litigator representing clients in commercial, employment, real estate, intellectual property, and other disputes. Craig's experience includes litigation in state court, federal court, and several arbitration forums.
 
In addition to drafting successful briefs in the New York Supreme Court and the Appellate Division, First Department, and serving as second-chair in a successful jury trial in the Southern District of New York, Craig has also prevailed as first-chair in an arbitration before the American Arbitration Association.

Prior to joining Kirsch & Niehaus, Craig worked at a boutique employment litigation firm where he represented employees, employers, and business in all aspects of litigation from inception through disposition, focusing in the financial services industry. He also worked at a prominent real estate and commercial litigation firm, where he handled matters involving real property, development, and commercial disputes between business entities. Craig has gained experience working with engineers, architects, developers, and management companies around New York City.
 
Craig lives in Manhattan, and when he is not representing clients, he can be found completing a crossword puzzle or rooting for one of several New York sports teams.
 

Education

 

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 2016
Georgetown Journal of International Law- Senior Editor


Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, B.S. 2013


Bar Admissions

New York State Bar, Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York