Seth A. Presser
Special Professor of Law
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
Mr. Presser is an associate in the Litigation, Municipal, and Appellate Practice Groups of Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, where he concentrates on civil rights litigation, complex commercial litigation, and appellate practice, particularly in the federal courts, representing both private and municipal clients.
Mr. Presser teaches a seminar focusing on the law of international commercial arbitration and the nuances of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. He also coaches Hofstra’s Willem C. Vis International Moot Arbitration Team, one of Hofstra's prestigious international moot court teams, which participates at competitions in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong, China.
Mr. Presser received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law, where, while practicing in the Securities Arbitration Clinic, he represented investors in mediations and arbitrations before the New York Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA). He also served as President & Editor in Chief of the Moot Court Association (now the Moot Court Board) and as President of the International Moot Arbitration Team, winning awards in numerous domestic and international Moot Court competitions. In addition, he was a member of Hofstra's Labor and Employment Law Journal.
Mr. Presser is admitted to practice in the courts of the States of New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the federal courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the federal courts of the District of New Jersey, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits. He is a member of the American, New York State, and Nassau County Bar Associations, as well as the New York County Lawyers' Association.