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Elliot Buckman is an associate in Meltzer Lippe’s Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on cases involving shareholder disputes as well as contract, fiduciary duty and related complex commercial litigation matters.
Before joining the firm in 2016, Elliot served as law clerk to the Honorable Viktor V. Pohorelsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and to the Honorable David H. Hennessy of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. His clerkships followed several years of litigation practice with a New York-based firm.
Elliot received his J.D. in 2011 from Fordham University School of Law. He was Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Law Review, for which he authored and published a Note, Just a Soul Whose Intentions are Good? The Relevance of a Defendant’s Subjective Intent in Defining a “Destructive Device” Under the National Firearms Act, 79 Fordham L. Rev. 563 (2010). Prior to law school, Elliot graduated cum laude from Yeshiva University in 2006. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
An avid musician and once a member of several bands, Elliot now plays guitar, drums and bass in his home recording studio on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.