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ElizabethVulaj

Associate

"Helping individuals in need of zealous legal representation is a great honor, and it inspires me to work hard for my clients every day."

Overview

Biography

Elizabeth primarily concentrates her practice on defending clients in litigation, including toxic-tort matters, breach of contract claims, and employment disputes in Long Island, Rochester, Syracuse, New York City, Westchester County, and New Jersey. She routinely defends depositions of suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors in toxic-tort matters and conducts cross-examinations of plaintiffs claiming asbestos exposure on behalf of the defendants.

Elizabeth also provides transactional counsel related to business law, intellectual property, and employment law to clients in the fashion industry, entrepreneurs and financial professionals, and individuals in the media sector. She has extensive experience researching, drafting, and editing complex motions, verified answers, and legal briefs regarding corporate law issues and tortious interference matters.

Outside the firm, Elizabeth frequently writes articles for law reviews, magazines, and journals on topics such as social justice issues, intellectual property matters, and international law.

Bar Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ms. JD

Languages

  • Albanian
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Conducted over 50 cross-examinations of plaintiffs claiming asbestos exposure on behalf of defendants, including manufacturers, distributers, and suppliers.
  • Formed small businesses and small corporations, including travel and tourism guide companies, technology LLCs, and fashion design entities.
  • Drafted documents such as discovery responses, motions, complaints, answers, and legal briefs for various matters, including breach of contract claims, defamation lawsuits, and partnership dissolutions.
  • Drafted documents such as bylaws, operating agreements, and shareholders’ agreements for forming small businesses, start-ups, and companies.
  • Conducted legal research for matters involving business lease disputes in the context of COVID-19, business interruption claims, and bankruptcy filing proceedings.
  • Filed trademark applications for up-and-coming fashion designers, e-commerce clothing businesses, and technology entrepreneurs.
  • Provided counsel in a copyright infringement claim between a poet and an individual who re-printed the author’s work without permission in a self-published memoir.
  • Drafted trademark assignment agreements between technological entrepreneurs and streaming companies.

Prior Experience

  • Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Associate
  • Pardalis & Nohavicka LLP, Law Clerk
  • NYS Court of Appeals, Judge Jenny Rivera, Judicial Intern
  • Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Legal Intern

Selected Community Activities

  • Citymeals on Wheels, Volunteer
  • Dress for Success, Volunteer

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