Profile

Keith Lazere is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and also serves as the firm's Deputy General Counsel. He focuses his practice on Corporate and Commercial Litigation at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. He represents clients in sophisticated commercial and business litigations involving business torts, fraud, breach of contract, corporate and partnership disputes and debtor and creditor rights. His extensive litigation experience encompasses business arenas including real estate, construction, aviation, hospitality, maritime, media, technology, finance and insurance.

Keith has an established business divorce practice representing feuding factions in closely held companies in disputes involving dissolutions, valuation/appraisal proceedings and freeze-out mergers. In this area, his work has set precedent under New York's Limited Liability Company Law and Business Corporation Law, achieving, among notable other things, a contested dissolution of an LLC during a receivership and critical discovery from non-parties following the freeze-out of his client’s minority LLC interest for post-merger materials in a case of first impression.

Keith’s construction litigation practice is also active. He has helped his construction clients, including owners, architects, contractors, and engineers, prosecute their claims and defend themselves in lawsuits in connection with a broad array of issues in the space.

MEMBERSHIPS

Community Board
Brian M. Robinson Foundation

Publications

Upcoming Corporate Transparency Act Imposes Stringent Federal Reporting Requirements on Most Small Businesses

Corporate & Finance Alert / August 29, 2023

News

Anderson Kill Names Litigators Difie M. Osborne and Keith A. Lazere as Shareholders

January 10, 2024

Ten Anderson Kill Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2024

August 17, 2023

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Keith A. Lazere

Shareholder , New York

Profile

Keith Lazere is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and also serves as the firm's Deputy General Counsel. He focuses his practice on Corporate and Commercial Litigation at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. He represents clients in sophisticated commercial and business litigations involving business torts, fraud, breach of contract, corporate and partnership disputes and debtor and creditor rights. His extensive litigation experience encompasses business arenas including real estate, construction, aviation, hospitality, maritime, media, technology, finance and insurance.

Keith has an established business divorce practice representing feuding factions in closely held companies in disputes involving dissolutions, valuation/appraisal proceedings and freeze-out mergers. In this area, his work has set precedent under New York's Limited Liability Company Law and Business Corporation Law, achieving, among notable other things, a contested dissolution of an LLC during a receivership and critical discovery from non-parties following the freeze-out of his client’s minority LLC interest for post-merger materials in a case of first impression.

Keith’s construction litigation practice is also active. He has helped his construction clients, including owners, architects, contractors, and engineers, prosecute their claims and defend themselves in lawsuits in connection with a broad array of issues in the space.

MEMBERSHIPS

Community Board
Brian M. Robinson Foundation

Publications

Upcoming Corporate Transparency Act Imposes Stringent Federal Reporting Requirements on Most Small Businesses

Corporate & Finance Alert / August 29, 2023

News

Anderson Kill Names Litigators Difie M. Osborne and Keith A. Lazere as Shareholders

January 10, 2024

Ten Anderson Kill Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2024

August 17, 2023

Awards & Honors
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2024
Education
  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Industry Group

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