John J. Komar

John J. Komar

Offices: New York
Partner

John's practice encompasses cases involving labor law/construction liability, coverage claims, premises liability and motor vehicle accidents.

He is currently eligible for court appointments as a Guardian, Guardian Ad Litem, Court Evaluator and Attorney for Alleged Incapacitated Person in New York County, Bronx County and/or Kings County.

Education
1988 J.D. from Pace University, School of Law
1982 M.A. American Literature, University of Massachusetts, Boston
1980 B.A. English, State University of New York College at Purchase
Experience
AIG staff counsel trying cases of high damages.
NITA program of AIG's rising stars.
Has tried over 100 cases ending in verdicts, many in defense verdicts or damages awards well below the reserve.
Written and argued appeals in First, Second and Third Departments of the Appellate Division.
Real Estate Transactions- representing lenders and borrowers, purchasers and sellers.
Surrogate's Court Practice.
Preparation and Execution of Will and Trusts.

REPORTED DECISIONS
Daubert v. Flyte Time, 1 AD3d 395n (2nd. Dept. 2003)
Plowden v. Stevens Partners, 5 AD3d 609, 45 AD3d 659 (2nd. Dept 2005)
Agosto v. 30th Place Holding, 73 AD3d 492 (2nd. Dept 2010)




Admissions
United State Supreme Court
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
New York State Bar
Speaking Engagements
Lecturer on Trial Practice and Rules of Evidence at National Business Institute

News Insights

March 12, 2019

John Komar Wins Damages Only Defense Verdict in Brooklyn Supreme Court

After deliberating for nine hours over the span of two days in the damages only trial of Brent v. Sheskin a Brooklyn jury returned a defense verdict on February 28, 2019 in favor of our client, a livery car driver based in Coney Island.

November 29, 2018

John Komar Wins Defense Verdict at Damages Trial in Brooklyn

On November 16, 2018 John Komar secured a defense verdict before the Hon. Richard J. Montelione, A.J.S.C. in Civil Court, Kings County, in the case of Hinds v Ali.

October 12, 2018

Twelve Day Trial Ends With Verdict for Russo & Toner Client

On October 1, 2018 John Komar secured a liability defense verdict for our clients in Pagan v. Paradise, after a twelve day unified trial in Supreme Court, Bronx County.