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Mr. John P. Fazzio III Esq.

Mr. John P. Fazzio III Esq.

Aggressive Tax and Foreclosure Attorney
  • Tax Law, Foreclosure Defense, Business Law...
  • New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Summary

John Fazzio is an aggressive young trial lawyer who is a fierce advocate for his clients in and out of the courtroom. He lives for David and Goliath type contests. John is not afraid to go to trial and has gone all the way to verdict on varied cases including foreclosure, bankruptcy, tax, intellectual property, criminal, and personal injury. John has also prosecuted a number of appeals cases. John regularly practices in the State and Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey.

Education
New York University School of Law
LL.M. (2010) | Taxation
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Columbia University
MBA (2005) | Corporate Finance
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Brooklyn Law School
J.D. | Real Estate, Taxation, Corporate Law, Litigation, Criminal Defense
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Honors: Faculty Real Estate Award. Faculty Trial Law Award.
Activities: Moot Court Honor Society. Journal of Law and Policy.
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Fazzio Law Offices
- Current
Represented individual and business taxpayers in tax controversy matters. Focus of tax practice is on serious tax delinquencies for high net worth individuals and businesses with revenues between $1MM and $50MM annually. Represent homeowners in Foreclosure Defense matters. Fazzio Law Offices defends contested foreclosure litigation matters for homeowners seeking to reduce the principal balance and interest payment on their loan and seek a favorable modification, and homeowners looking for an alternative financial solution to save the equity in their property. Fazzio Law Offices also prosecutes Consume Fraud Act cases in NY and NJ relative to predatory lending practices in loan origination, modification fraud, and other financial institution abuses. Fazzio Law Offices handles trial work in the State and Federal Courts in New Jersey and New York on a wide array of commercial litigation matters, including business divorce cases, intellectual property disputes, shareholder litigation, breach of contract actions, etc.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Donald G. Koch
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Represented individual taxpayers and business in tax controversy disputes with the IRS and state taxing authorities. Prepared back tax returns. Prosecuted Offers-in-Compromise and Penalty Abatement applications for taxpayers. Negotiated Installment Agreements. Represented taxpayers in CDP Hearings. Prosecuted Tax Court Petitions. Defended taxpayers in IRS audits.
Corporate, Tax, and Litigation Associate
Archer & Greiner, P.C.
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Worked as a business lawyer with expertise in the tax and intellectual property fields. Advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, financing transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, equity and debt issues, and general corporate matters. Utilized a multidisciplinary tax knowledge to achieve the most tax-efficient structure for transactions. Advised companies on the federal income tax consequences of transactions. Regularly advised technology companies on license agreements, co-promotion and marketing agreements, R&D agreements, and other technology-driven transactions.
Corporate, Tax, and Litigation Associate
Scarinci & Hollenbeck, LLC
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Concentrate on business law and commercial real estate. Worked on matters involving complex commercial transactions, mergers and accquistions, business restructurings and commercial finance, business formations, the purchase and sale of businesses, and various commercial real estate matters. Work on a variety of estate planning matters and intellectual property matters. Handled Tax Controversy matters for high net worth individuals and businesses in the $1MM to $50MM range.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Frederick J. Schuck, J.S.C.
New Jersey Judiciary
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Performed legal research. Drafted bench memoranda, composed recommendations, and assisted Judge with suppression and pre-trial motions. Prepared jury instructions. Assisted with judicial management of the Court calendar, attorney conferences, scheduling orders, and miscellaneous court business.
Student Assistant
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
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Performed duties of a Student Assistant to prosecutors in the Appellate and Trial Team units. Negotiated pleas, sentenced defendants, and argued suppression motions. Argued weekly bail motion calendar.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Financial Innovation Patents: The Future of the Futures Markets, or Old Wine in New Bottles
Southern Methodist University Science and Technology Law Review
Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements: Fault Lines at the Intersection of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law Require a Return to the Rule of Reason
University of Florida Journal of Technology Law & Policy
Speaking Engagements
Business Law Update for Accountants, Lyndhurst, NJ
Scarinci & Hollenbeck, LLC
Protecting Your Home from Medicaid, Lyndhurst, NJ
Scarinci & Hollenbeck, LLC
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Real Estate Prize
Brooklyn Law School
Awarded by Brooklyn Law School faculty for student showing the most promise in the practice of Real Estate Law.
Trial Advocacy Prize
Brooklyn Law School
Awarded to students showing the greatest promise in trial advocacy out of the graduating class.
Winner
Albert R. Mugel National Appellate Tax Competition
University of Buffalo Law School -- Coached winning team and secured a victory over all other competitors in arguing an appellate tax issue.
Professional Associations
New York County Lawyer's Association
- Current
New Jersey State Bar
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Contingent (25%-33%), Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Hourly ($125-$475/hour), Pro Bono (5%), Retainer (Sometimes)
Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Business Law
  • Trademarks
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Fazzio Law Blog
Contact & Map
FAZZIO LAW OFFICES
164 Franklin Turnpike
Mahwah, NJ 07430
USA
Telephone: (201) 529-8024
Fax: (201) 529-8011
FAZZIO LAW OFFICES NY
26 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
USA
Telephone: (201) 529-8024
Fax: (201) 529-8011