Gary Steven Graifman, Esq. has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years. Formerly a partner at Atlas & Graifman of New York City, he joined KGG in 1989. Mr. Graifman is the lead class action litigation attorney for the firm’s national cases involving defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, securities and shareholder rights class actions, and automotive recalls.
Mr. Graifman has an emphasis in the firm’s employment law practice as well as commercial litigation, class action securities and consumer law, trademark law and copyright law. He has litigated numerous cases involving complex business litigation and employment law.
He has also represented individuals in private long term disability matters in Federal Court in connection with Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) based claims.
Mr. Graifman has also maintained an entertainment law practice. He regularly represents artists, production companies, photographers, models and actors, and was involved in development of the law of right of privacy and right of publicity in the State of New York, having litigated a number of landmark cases.
Mr. Graifman was recently featured in Hook magazine, which ran a profile highlighting his work in entertainment law and class action litigation. Mr. Graifman has served as Chairman of the Employment Law Committee of the Rockland County Bar Association. He has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of New Jersey’s Super Lawyers 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Mr. Graifman has also served as counsel to, and was a founder of, the Private Art Dealers Association, a trade organization of fine art dealers. He is also a member of the Class Action Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Mr. Graifman is admitted to practice before the State Courts of New York and New Jersey, the United States Federal Courts in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Third Circuit and Eighth Circuit.
He has also been admitted for the purpose of litigating particular cases in various other jurisdictions including: the Federal Courts for the Northern District of California, the Southern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida, the Eastern District of Michigan; the Eastern District of Tennessee; and the District of Nevada.
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