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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
The Campaign for Educational Equity: Symposium 2008

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11/17/2008 ~ 11/18/2008 at  Cowin Center, Teachers College

Roger Maldonado

Balber Pickard Maldonado & Van der Tuin

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Roger Maldonado is a trial lawyer, commercial litigator, and leader of the organized bar with over 25 years'' experience. He represents corporate and commercial institutions in litigations involving multi-million-dollar claims arising from business ventures, lease agreements, and contract disputes. He also represents government and commercial creditors with claims in bankruptcy reorganization and liquidation proceedings.

In addition, Maldonado counsels musicians, publishers, and record labels in litigations to enforce their copyrights and contractual rights against the largest music industry companies in the world. He also advises developers, community groups, and entrepreneurs in litigations involving complex real estate transactions.

Furthermore, he litigates and arbitrates claims involving employment discrimination, employment contracts, and restrictive covenants on behalf of professionals, partnerships, and corporations, state and federal environmental and land use review cases in trial and appellate courts.

Maldonado also uses his fluency in Spanish to represent the interests of various Hispanic and American businesses, government entities and individuals, as well as to investigate allegations of corporate wrongdoing and discriminatory employment practices. He represents Hispanic students in federal class actions involving special education services.

Maldonado currently serves as a Vice-President and Member of the Executive Committee of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and as a Member of the Distribution Committee of the New York Community Trust. He received his B.A., magna cum laude in 1977 from Yale College and J.D. in 1981 from Yale Law School.