Tamir Young is an accomplished corporate attorney, fierce negotiator and prominent litigator. Mr. Young has built a reputation as a creative problem-solver, analytical thinker and relentless advocate for his clients and has provided legal and business advice to companies, executives and entrepreneurs worldwide in a broad range of industries including media, tech, sports and entertainment, finance, retail, hospitality, real estate and more.
During the course of his career, Mr. Young has represented, individually or through his law firms, professional athletes and coaches (Barry Sanders, Bill Belichick, NFL, NBA and MLS players), media and telecom giants (Disney, Vivendi, Lucent Technologies), large financial institutions (NYSE, AMEX, JP MorganChase), global real estate funds (GLP/IIT), airlines (United Air Lines), global manufacturers (Toray) and countless mid-market and small businesses.
Mr. Young credits his well-polished legal skills to his training and hard work at prestigious global law firms Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he focused on complex commercial litigation and participated in several high-profile jury trials and appeals. Mr. Young also has extensive experience in corporate and transactional work, having guided many successful startups from inception and structured and negotiated a broad spectrum of complex commercial contracts, including M&A, licensing, service agreements and employment agreements.
Mr. Young earned his Juris Doctor at the George Washington School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University, where he was a University Scholar and Big Ten Champion on the varsity soccer team. He is currently the Co-Chair of the Commercial and Corporate Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Mr. Young resides on Long Island with his wife and two boys and is dedicated to pro bono and community causes.
The George Washington University School of Law, J.D.
The Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
Professional Affiliations and Activities:
Admitted in the State of New York, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York.
Member: American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Nassau County Bar Association; Suffolk County Bar Association (Co-Chair of Commercial and Corporate Law Committee).
Board Member: Smile Rescue Fund for Children; Hunting Hollow Farm HOA, Inc.