Jason Canales is a partner with Moses & Singer LLP’s litigation practice group. His practice focuses on business, real estate, securities and white collar litigation. He represents clients in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, and before administrative agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
Jason has handled an extensive range of business litigations, including actions for breach of contract, business torts and breach of non-competition agreements. He has also handled real estate related litigations, including partition proceedings, litigation concerning the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, and commercial landlord/tenant disputes.
In the areas of securities and white collar litigation, Jason represents individuals and corporations in connection with securities-related disputes, class actions and regulatory enforcement matters. He has defended clients before the Securities and Exchange Commission and in federal court on issues such as insider trading, market manipulation, failure to supervise and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Jason is a Co-Chair of the Federal Bar Council’s Diversity Committee, is a member of the Board of the Federal Bar Foundation and a Barrister with the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court. From 2015 -2017, Jason served by appointment of the Justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department as a hearing panel member of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee. The Court selects Committee members based on their knowledge of the law and their reputation in the legal community for integrity and fairness.
Since 2011, Jason has been recognized as a Rising Star in the New York Metro Super Lawyers®. In 2018, he was recognized by the LGBT Bar as one of the best LGBT lawyers under 40.