Chaim J. Jaffe

(315) 471-8111
Direct Fax: (315) 425-3622
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Chaim J. Jaffe is a shareholder in the firm and Chair of the Litigation Practice Group. Chaim focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and civil litigation. He handles all phases of litigated matters in state and federal courts in the following areas: commercial contracts, employment agreements, real property, commercial leasing, covenants not to compete, security interests, estate disputes, commercial collections, banking relationships and business disputes. Chaim has also arbitrated matters before FINRA, the American Arbitration Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Chaim was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1994 and has also been admitted to the U. S. District Court, Northern District of New York, the U. S. District Court, Western District of New York and U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Chaim has served as President of Temple Adath Yeshurun and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish.

Chaim also speaks fluent Hebrew.

Practice Groups

  • Agricultural Services
  • Litigation


  • University of Buffalo, J.D. (cum laude), 1993 Phi Delta Phi
  • Brandeis University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1990 Phi Beta Kappa


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


  • New York Super Lawyers – Upstate Edition: 2012 – 2015