Seth Pavsner - Civil Litigation Attorney New York – Antitrust Lawyer

Seth M. Pavsner 914 761 1300

“Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Seth M. Pavsner is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice. His practice is principally concentrated on civil litigation in both state and federal courts, with substantial experience in complex matters such as class actions, antitrust, consumer fraud and employment law. Seth has represented clients across multiple forms of civil litigation, from nationwide antitrust class actions to employment, partnership and real estate disputes.

Most recently, Seth has played a significant role in representing End-Payer Plaintiffs in In re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724 (E.D. Pa.)—a massive, multi-district price-fixing case involving dozens of defendants, a federal criminal probe, a multi-state investigation, and a number of different private plaintiff groups—and Third-Party Payers alleging RICO violations in In re Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1871 (E.D. Pa.). Seth also represented Relators on behalf of the State of California in State of California ex. rel. Duncan, et al. v. Sutter Health, et al., Case No. RG17846895 (Super. Ct. Alameda Cnty.), a case against a California hospital organization alleging fraudulent overcharging of patients through the systemic and intentional misuse of lucrative billing codes under California’s Insurance Frauds Prevention Act. In addition, Seth represented individual shareholder plaintiffs in complex derivative securities actions such as Hughes v. Hu, et al., C.A. No. 2019-0112-JTL (Del. Ch.) and Richardson v. Clark, et al., C.A. No. 2019-1015-SG (Del. Ch.).


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.; 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude with departmental honors; 2005


  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Awards + Recognitions

  • SuperLawyers® New York Metro Edition Rising Stars; 2020-2023

Professional Associations

  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member; Ethics Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Presentations + Publications

Understanding the Push to Eliminate Non-Compete Agreements
New York Law Journal
November 3, 2023

The Attorney’s Ethical Obligations When Using AI
New York Law Journal
July 28, 2023


Seth Pavsner

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I have always had a passion for problem-solving. Every case is a puzzle; it is my job to partner with our clients to fit the pieces into place and achieve the best possible result for them. –Seth

New York Law Firm Cuddy Feder’s 2024 Litigation Practice Newsletter
Publications • Jan 17, 2024

2024 Litigation Newsletter

Client Successes • Feb 16, 2024

LotusWorks Wellness, Inc. Secures Microbusiness License for Cannabis Retail and Cultivation

Successfully assisted our client with securing a cannabis microbusiness license from the NY Office of Cannabis Management for a retail store in Beacon, New York.

News + Events • Jun 12, 2024

Article by Christopher B. Fisher and Brendan M. Goodhouse in Municipal Lawyer Explores Public Intervention in Telecommunications Act Cases

Cuddy & Feder partners, Christopher B. Fisher and Brendan M. Goodhouse, authored an insightful article for the New York State Bar Association and published in this month’s Municipal Lawyer magazine. Titled “Do Members of the Public Have a Right to Intervene in Telecommunications Act Cases Involving Municipal Defendants?”



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