JASON A. BUCHSBAUM is a principal in Cohen and Wolf's Litigation and Municipal Law Groups. Mr. Buchsbaum divides his time between the firm's Danbury and Bridgeport offices.
Mr. Buchsbaum represents individual, corporate and municipal clients in a wide range of litigation matters including complex commercial disputes, business litigation, construction disputes, real property and title disputes, tax appeals, and municipal enforcement proceedings. He also regularly advises municipal and private clients with respect to local property tax and exemption issues, and advises municipalities on a variety of local governmental matters.
Mr. Buchsbaum has represented clients in Connecticut's State and Federal Courts as well as before various municipal and statewide agencies and commissions. In addition, he has represented clients in arbitration proceedings and in mediation.
Mr. Buchsbaum is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He serves as an Attorney Trial Referee, a factfinder, and an arbitrator for the Judicial District of Danbury. He is a member of the American, Connecticut, Greater Bridgeport, Danbury, and New York Bar Associations. Mr. Buchsbaum formerly served on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association as the co-chair of its Municipal Law Committee.
In 2013, Mr. Buchsbaum received the Connecticut Law Tribune's prestigious New Leaders in the Law
award. This awards program honors Connecticut lawyers who demonstrate leadership, innovation and dedication within their profession. In 2017-2018, Mr. Buchsbaum was named to Benchmark Litigation's© "40 & Under Hot List"
, a list comprised of individuals Benchmark considers to be among the top young talent in their respective litigation communities. Mr. Buchsbaum holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating, the highest possible Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell,
and he is named a "Rising Star" by Connecticut Super Lawyers
Mr. Buchsbaum currently serves as a member of the Southbury Board of Selectmen. He is the Board of Selectmen’s liaison to the town’s Local Emergency Planning Committee and to the Library Board. He was the Vice-Chairman of Southbury's most recent Charter Revision Commission, is a past member and Vice-Chairman of the Southbury Republican Town Committee, and previously served on the Seymour Board of Education. Mr. Buchsbaum is also a member of the Tribury Chamber of Commerce and the Southbury Business Association.
Mr. Buchsbaum received his B.A., magna cum laude
, in 2002 from the George Washington University and his J.D. with high honors in 2005 from the University of Connecticut School of Law.