Karim G. Kaspar Senior Counsel

New YorkNew Jersey
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Senior Counsel

With 25 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, Karim consistently provides insightful counsel to a broad range of clients, from well-known entities in the financial sector to local, privately owned businesses in the luxury residential market. His ability to forge a strong connection with his clients, as well as with judges and juries, is a hallmark of his work.

A talented negotiator, Karim is known for his meticulous preparation, detail-oriented client relations, and his ability to assemble a spot-on Lowenstein Sandler team to tackle specific clients’ needs. Clients like Comcast and ADP have relied on Karim for his insight in complicated, sensitive matters such as contract violations and claims of discrimination.

For more than 15 years, Karim has been instrumental in supporting the firm’s extracurricular and pro bono activities. He coordinates Lowenstein Sandler’s participation in the Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit that helps low-income New York City families give their children a summer camp experience. With respect to the firm’s pro bono program, Karim garnered national recognition as lead trial counsel in a landmark victory for same-sex parents.

Representative Engagements

Coordinating the litigation defense of a $150 million copyright claim brought against SNL Financial in NJ federal court.
Obtained the complete dismissal of several suits against Comcast alleging violations of public bidding laws for certain public school contracts for broadband services.
Serves as General Counsel and/or transition litigation counsel for many condominium associations from Maxwell Place and Hudson Tea in Hoboken to The Grand and Seapointe Village in Cape May County.
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Publications

Condo Association Lawsuit – Saved by Ratification – What it Means for You
Litigation Client Alert, March 2014
Karim Kaspar, Richard Bodnar
Chancery Court Amends Association's Governing Documents
Community Association Institute - New Jersey Chapter, July 2005
Karim Kaspar
Clarifying the Scope of Public Interest in Private Beachfront Property
Commerce Magazine, February 2004
Karim Kaspar, Christopher D. Hopkins, Esq.

Press Mentions

Karim Kaspar commented on how a Hudson County Superior Court judge's decision to grant legal custody of twin girls to a same-sex, interracial couple, based on the best interests of the children, is a victory for parents in nontraditional families. San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, Windy City Times, Gay Today.com, Outword Magazine, Sacramento Bee, December 19, 2011. The Star Ledger, Advocate.com, Lawyers.com, Proud Parenting, New Jersey Law Journal, December 20, 2011. , The Star Ledger, Advocate.com, Lawyers.com, Proud Parenting, New Jersey Law Journal , December 20, 2011
Karim Kaspar and Lowenstein Sandler were highlighted for organizing the 2011 Battle of the Barristers, a softball tournament in which local law firms and corporations raise money for the Fresh Air Fund, Star Ledger, May 8, 2011. , Star Ledger , May 8, 2011

Related Areas

Business Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Insurance Recovery Group
Litigation

Education


Rutgers Law School ( J.D. , 1987 )
Fordham University ( B.S. , 1977 )

Bar Admissions


New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia

Court Admissions


1987 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2006 , U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
2006 , New York Supreme Court, County of New York
2008 , New York Supreme Court, County of Westchester
2008 , New York Supreme Court, County of Albany
2009 , New York Supreme Court, County of New York

Affiliations


  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Counsel to the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association and Bergen County Police Chief’s Foundation
  • Board Member, Visiting Health Services of New Jersey