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Kristin F. Zimar

Associate
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1418
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Kristin has experience advising clients in connection with a broad range of complex business and commercial issues, including disputes and litigation concerning contracts, commercial leases, restrictive covenants, Article 78 challenges, insurance indemnification, and breaches of representations and warranties.

She has argued motions on behalf of commercial clients in the New York State Supreme Court and conducted depositions in connection with federal court proceedings.

Before joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Kristin was an Associate at Harris Beach PLLC and an extern at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York where she conducted extensive legal research related to a wide range of civil and criminal cases.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Coach, Law Explorers Program Mock Trial Team, Boy Scouts of America
  • Volunteer, BrightStar German Shepherd Rescue
  • Former Mentor, Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Syracuse University College of Law
    • Executive Editor, Syracuse Law Review
    • Justinian Honor Society
    • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
    • Secretary, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

CLERKSHIP

  • Hon. David E. Peebles, U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y.

EDUCATION

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • SUNY Albany, B.S., magna cum laude
HSE Law
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Kristin F. Zimar
Associate
kzimar@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1418
fax: 585.232.2152

Kristin has experience advising clients in connection with a broad range of complex business and commercial issues, including disputes and litigation concerning contracts, commercial leases, restrictive covenants, Article 78 challenges, insurance indemnification, and breaches of representations and warranties.

She has argued motions on behalf of commercial clients in the New York State Supreme Court and conducted depositions in connection with federal court proceedings.

Before joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Kristin was an Associate at Harris Beach PLLC and an extern at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York where she conducted extensive legal research related to a wide range of civil and criminal cases.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Coach, Law Explorers Program Mock Trial Team, Boy Scouts of America
  • Volunteer, BrightStar German Shepherd Rescue
  • Former Mentor, Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Inc.

Honors & Awards

  • Syracuse University College of Law
    • Executive Editor, Syracuse Law Review
    • Justinian Honor Society
    • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
    • Secretary, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society

Admissions

  • New York

Clerkship

  • Hon. David E. Peebles, U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y.

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • SUNY Albany, B.S., magna cum laude

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