Jeffrey Basso represents business owners and partners, corporations, corporate officers, shareholders, and investors in a variety of litigation matters in state and federal court involving business and contractual disputes. An aggressive litigator, Jeff has vast experience prosecuting and defending matters on behalf of clients in actions involving employment contracts, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, fiduciary duty, breach of contract, hour and wage disputes, real estate transactions, investments, and construction matters.
Jeff’s successful track record spans numerous industries. Representative matters include the defense of a Long Island metal fabrication company in a hostile workplace/discrimination lawsuit (resulting in the dismissal of all claims), the pursuit of unpaid funds owed to an information technology company (resulting in 98% reimbursement to the client), and the defense of a large catering company in a wage and retaliation dispute (resulting in the court’s refusal to reinstate the former employees). Jeff has also achieved substantial monetary settlements on behalf of his clients, including an international laser manufacturer owed significant funds by a European company and an estate executor pursuing a federal ERISA litigation.
Jeff is also experienced in representing clients in business divorce matters, including the negotiation of creative strategies to divide assets, as well as business divorce litigation. Jeff’s litigation practice also includes appellate work, and he is well versed in cooperative and condominium law.
University of Delaware, B.A.
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.
National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) – Building Trial Skills Program
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Boards, Associations, and Leadership
The Maurer Foundation, Golf Classic Committee
MacArthur Business Alliance, Membership Committee
Suffolk County Bar Association, Corporate/Commercial Law and Labor & Employment Committees
Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, Past Advisory Board Member
ProVisors Long Island Chapter, Group Leader
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
Super Lawyers (2020-2023)
Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News (2019)
Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News (2015)
Who’s Who in Intellectual Property and Labor Law, Long Island Business News (2023)