Jeremy C. Sykes

Sykes Jeremy

Jeremy Sykes focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters. Jeremy has experience assisting clients with matters in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He has assisted clients with all phases of litigation involving appellate litigation, CMBS litigation, commercial litigation, complex civil litigation, consumer class action litigation, real estate litigation, and reinsurance litigation, and other commercial matters. He also has significant experience in motion practice, written discovery, and trial preparation.

Jeremy is a graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He served as a mediator with the school's Divorce Mediation Clinic and as a staff editor for the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Related Practices


Representative Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of CMBS trust party for indemnification of its legal fees in Minnesota state court
  • Obtained dismissal of multi-million-dollar CMBS litigation for lack of subject matter jurisdiction
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an individualized mentoring program in arbitration where claimants were seeking return of fees upon completion of the program
  • Successfully obtained New York Appellate Division, First Department decision affirming denial of motion for a preliminary injunction halting the sale of assets in a CMBS trust
  • Advised a national consumer products company in a putative consumer class action concerning a "natural" label on client's laundry detergent products
  • Advised a multinational investment bank in a mediation concerning the indemnification of its legal fees
  • Advised a government housing agency in a dispute with a manufactured-home township




  • J.D. cum laude Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2017
    • Staff editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
    •  Judicial intern, Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • B.A. History summa cum laude Yeshiva University 2014

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, New York Metro, 2023
  • The Riverdale Jewish Center, Young Professional Leadership Award, 2022


Pro Bono

  • Represents clients in connection with asylum applications
  • Conducts internal investigations for nonprofit organizations