Preston L. Zarlock, Phillips Lytle Partner

Preston L. Zarlock

Partner
Buffalo, New York City
(716) 847-5496
(212) 759-4888 ext. 5496
pzarlock@phillipslytle.com
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Mr. Zarlock concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation handling a variety of contract and business-related disputes. In addition, he handles products liability and insurance coverage work. Mr. Zarlock is the co-leader of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Team.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors & Awards

  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2015-2017
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2013-2017
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1992
  • University of Rochester, B.A., 1988

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Federal Practice Committee
    • Negligence Committee
    • Commercial and Bankruptcy Committee
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Representative Cases

  • Brown & Brown, Inc. v. Johnson, 25 N.Y.3d 364, 34 N.E.3d 357, 12 N.Y.S.3d 606 (2015)
  • Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP v. HSBC Bank USA, 17 N.Y.3d 565, 958 N.E.2d 77, 934 N.Y.S.2d 43 (2011)
  • Grand Income Tax, Inc. v. HSBC Taxpayer Fin. Servs., Inc., No. 08-CV-346, 2008 WL 5113646 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 25, 2008)
  • Gorman v. Experian Info. Solutions, Inc., No. 07 CV 1846, 2008 WL 4934047 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 19, 2008)
  • Rich Prods. Corp. v. Kemutec, Inc., 66 F. Supp. 2d 937 (E.D. Wis. 1999), aff’d, 241 F.3d 915 (7th Cir. 2001)
  • Schuh v. Druckman & Sinel, L.L.P., 602 F. Supp. 2d 454 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • In re Nat’l Enters., Inc. v. Clermont Farm Corp., 46 A.D.3d 1180, 848 N.Y.S.2d 420 (3d Dep’t 2007)
  • Huron Group, Inc. v. Pataki, 5 Misc. 3d 648, 785 N.Y.S.2d 827, (N.Y.Sup. June 16, 2004), aff’d for reasons stated below 23 A.D.3d 1051, 803 N.Y.S.2d 465 (4th Dep’t 2005), appeal dismissed 6 N.Y.3d 803, 812 N.Y.S.2d 440 (2006)
  • Hollows at Loch Lea Ass’n, Inc. v. Town of Clarence, 8 A.D.3d 994, 778 N.Y.S.2d 587 (4th Dep’t 2004)
  • Giroux v. Dunlop Tire Corp., 16 A.D.3d 1068, 791 N.Y.S.2d 769 (4th Dep’t 2005)
  • CooperVision, Inc. v. Intek Integration Techs., Inc., 7 Misc.3d 592, 794 N.Y.S.2d 812 (Sup. Ct. Monroe County 2005)

Present Activities

  • State University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors