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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Karim G. Kaspar

Karim G. Kaspar

Senior Counsel

Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New York, U.S.A.

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Profile

With 25 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, Karim consistently provides insightful counsel to a broad range of clients, from well-known entities in the financial sector to local, privately owned businesses in the luxury residential market. His ability to forge a strong connection with his clients, as well as with judges and juries, is a hallmark of his work.

A talented negotiator, Karim is known for his meticulous preparation, detail-oriented client relations, and ability to assemble a spot-on Lowenstein Sandler team to tackle specific clients' needs. Clients like Comcast and ADP have relied on Karim for his insight in complicated, sensitive matters such as contract violations and claims of discrimination.

For more than 15 years, Karim has been instrumental in supporting the firm's extracurricular and pro bono activities. He coordinates Lowenstein Sandler's participation in the Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit that helps low-income New York City families give their children a summer camp experience. With respect to the firm's pro bono program, Karim garnered national recognition as lead trial counsel in a landmark victory for same-sex parents.

Bar Admissions

    New York
    New Jersey
    District of Columbia

Education

Rutgers Law School (J.D. 1987)
Fordham University (B.S. 1977)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Successfully represented Comcast in a AAA arbitration brought by a pro se plaintiff seeking $1 million in punitive damages.

Coordinating the litigation defense of a $150 million copyright claim brought against SNL Financial in New Jersey federal court.

Obtained the complete dismissal of several suits against Comcast alleging violations of public bidding laws for certain public school contracts for broadband services.

Serves as general counsel and/or transition litigation counsel for many condominium associations, from Maxwell Place and Hudson Tea in Hoboken to The Grand and Seapointe Village in Cape May County.

Obtained a substantial recovery for Schering (Merck) in a multi-party construction defect case in Union County, New Jersey.

Obtained a complete dismissal of a suit seeking injunctive relief over the violation of a non-solicitation claim agreement in connection with the establishment of a retail brokerage business by Investors Bank.

Successfully defended ADP against claims of race and sex discrimination in Essex County, New Jersey, in which damages in excess of $10 million were sought in a three-week jury trial.

Litigated construction defect claims on behalf of several homeowner associations–notably, the possible collapse of a $5 million parking deck near Seapointe Village in Cape May County, New Jersey.

Successfully tried a case for a New York landlord (international corporation) being sued by its tenant seeking specific performance of a $1.7 million lease option to purchase. Decision affirmed on appeal.

Tried a case in the Southern District of New York involving a multimillion-dollar escrow claim following the $76.5 million sale of a money transfer business.

Successfully litigated a jury trial in White Plains, New York, for an estate litigation concerning the imposition of a constructive trust under New York law.



Professional Associations

Counsel to the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association and Bergen County Police Chief’s FoundationBoard Member, Visiting Health Services of New Jersey


Professional Activities and Experience

Accolades
  • The BTI Consulting Group: BTI Client Service All-Stars (2018) - Karim Kaspar

Articles

    Chancery Court Amends Association's Governing Documents, July 2005
    Clarifying the Scope of Public Interest in Private Beachfront Property, February 2004
    Condo Association Lawsuit – Saved by Ratification – What it Means for You, March 2014

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