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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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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.

Practice Areas
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Foreclosure Defense
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
  • 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)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Honors: Faculty Real Estate Award. Faculty Trial Law Award.
Activities: Moot Court Honor Society. Journal of Law and Policy.
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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.
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
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New Jersey State Bar
- Current
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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
Contact & Map
5 Marine View Plaza
Ste. 218
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Telephone: (201) 529-8024
Fax: (201) 529-8011
305 Broadway
7th Fl., Ste. 19
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (201) 529-8024
Fax: (201) 529-8011