Kamran F. Hashmi

Kamran Hashmi

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Florida State University College of Law
JD 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
BA 2004 cum laude

Kamran Hashmi dedicates his practice to a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters involving shareholder and partnership disputes, contracts, real estate, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, deceptive advertising and election law. He has represented clients in a wide variety of complex disputes in courts and arbitration and has appeared at every level of New York State’s civil court system, including the Court of Appeals in a novel case involving a young candidate’s eligibility to run for state senate.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Kamran represented small and large entities, entrepreneurs, individuals, family owned businesses, financial institutions and non-profits in civil litigation, business transactions, contract negotiations, immigration and residential and commercial real estate closings. With this breadth of transactional and courtroom experience, he appreciates the practical aspects of litigation and brings a unique perspective to each case.

Kamran is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association and he is licensed to practice in New York and Virginia. In addition to his die-hard Buffalo Bills fandom, Kamran enjoys spending time with his wife, Subia, and being involved in the Rochester community. He sits on the board of Rochester Global Connections, an organization connecting international students and visitors to the Rochester community. He also provides settlement assistance to local refugee families and helps asylum seekers navigate the legal process. Kamran is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.

Representative Matters:

  • Sole trial and appellate counsel for state senate candidate in fast-tracked election law litigation reaching every level of court system in less than one month. See Glickman v. Laffin, 52 Misc 3d 910 (Sup Ct, Albany County 2016); Glickman v. Laffin, 142 AD3d 730 (3rd Dept 2016); and Glickman v. Laffin, 27 NY3d 810 (2016).
  • Successfully represented shareholder in corporate buyout lawsuit against co-shareholder in Virginia court. After winning summary judgment and over $150,000 in attorney’s fees, client was able to exercise right of first refusal to purchase office building worth nearly $8 million.
  • Successfully represented large-scale industrial manufacturing company in defense of lawsuit by former sales representative claiming over $200,000 in commissions. After successfully defeating Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and advancing counterclaims, negotiated highly favorable monetary settlement for client, who was able to sever ties with Plaintiff and expand its in-house marketing efforts.
  • Successfully represented landlord in lawsuit against tenant restaurant that abandoned leased premises. Sued for breach of lease and accelerated rent. After substantial pre-trial discovery, obtained favorable $150,000 settlement for client, who subsequently re-let premises to national fast food chain.
  • Instrumental member of trial team that successfully represented mortgage fraud victim in Virginia court resulting in jury verdict of approximately $843,600, which was largest mortgage fraud verdict in Fairfax county.