Gregory R. Jakubow
2020 – Present
Associate Attorney, LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL E. PRESSMAN
2019 – 2020
Associate Attorney, GUTMAN, MINTZ, BAKER & SONNENFELDT, LLP, New Hyde Park, NY
Manage high volume case load to ensure all work is performed timely and accurately, work with defendants and opposing counsel to settle when appropriate. Analyze case and evidence in consultation with clients to determine whether settling or proceeding to trial is in the client’s best interests. Attend court hearings, and consult with defendants or defense counsel and settle when appropriate. Promptly and courteously handle all client inquiries, ensuring clients are always informed with the status of pending matters. Review contracts to ensure compliance, and taking the necessary remedial actions in the event of a breach. Monitor debtor performance and ensure compliance with any settlements, including taking necessary actions if a debtor fails to comply.
Real Estate Extern, SHEARMAN & STERLING, LLP, New York, NY
Worked with mentor attorney and associate attorneys in the Real Estate Division to perform a variety of tasks, including drafting memoranda on complex issues of Real Estate, Tax, Corporate, and Bankruptcy Law. Assisted attorneys with the lease drafting process, including reviewing documents and making necessary edits. Assisted the division in preparing the CLE Presentation on Office Leasing.
Legal Intern, GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP, New York, NY
Assisted the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel on work related to organizational governance, labor relations matters, assisted in drafting 2019 Employee Handbook with improved measures for employee accountability, reviewed procurement contracts, drafted requests for proposals, and compliance. Participated in grievance hearings and prepared decisions. Drafted responses to workers’ compensation and unemployment claims.
ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Queens, NY
J.D., June 2019
Academics: G.P.A.: 3.43; Class Rank: 57/191
Honors: Recipient, Alumni Scholarship; Dean’s List (Spring 2017); Dean’s Award for Excellence (highest grade) in Commercial Real Estate Leasing (Spring 2018); Justice Louis Wallach Memorial Award for New York Civil Practice (highest grade in New York Practice for graduating class).
Activities: Member: Federal Bar Association, Real Property Law Society
CUNY QUEENS COLLEGE, Queens, NY
B.A., Political Science, Law and Politics, June 2011
Academics: G.P.A.: 3.35
Honors: Political Science Departmental Honors