Jeffrey J. Cunningham


59 Maiden Lane

New York, NY 10038

T: 212-331-9558



  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2014-2017
  • Fordham Law Recent Graduates Committee
  • President of The Citadel Alumni Club of Connecticut


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2010, Dean Moore Scholar, Paul Fuller Scholar, Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, Associate Editor Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law
  • Universität Marburg, Germany, Fulbright Scholar, 2005
  • The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, B.A., 2004, History/German, Citadel Scholar, Honors Program, Dean’s List, Commandant’s List, Cadet Second Lieutenant, Member of Honor Court, Editor-in-Chief The Brigadier newspaper


Jeffrey Cunningham’s practice focuses on professional liability, mainly lawyer’s liability and legal malpractice defense. Jeffrey’s experience includes professional liability involving lawyers, accountants, architects and a range of miscellaneous professionals; commercial litigation; D&O liability; employment and Labor Law claims; products liability; and personal injury and premises liability matters. Jeffrey is an aggressive advocate for his clients and often employs early motion practice while actively exploring early settlement options, using those initial tactics to resolve the matter or establish a strategic defense for trial.