Justin G. Persaud, J.D., LL.M.
New Jersey State Bar - Admitted May 22, 2012
New York State Bar - Admitted August 21, 2013
District of Columbia - Pending (Waiver, for high bar exam score)
Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) - June 16, 2014
Seneca College, May 2017 to Present
Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
(1) Litigation; and
(2) Practice Management for Paralegals
George Brown College, January 2017 to Present
Professor, School of Legal and Public Administration
(1) Business Law; and
(2) Employment and Human Rights Legislation
Justin is a lawyer with substantial education and experience. Justin is a Master of Securities Law graduate from the prestigious Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada. He is focused on providing preemptive and cost efficient legal counsel. Justin has private and public experience in both Canadian and American courts and law firms. Justin has been before courts in Ontario and New Jersey.
Justin has worked with clients in negotiating complex cross border transactions. He has negotiated deals between companies in Canada, United States, and India. He has also conducted complex transactions that involved international business acquisitions.
Prior to establishing this law office, Justin practiced as a cross border associate for a plaintiff's class action firm based in Toronto. During his time as a plaintiff's class action associate, he worked on multimillion dollar complex class actions involving securities and competition laws.
As a contributor to the literary legal community, Justin writes frequently with an intent to demystify complex areas of law. He served as Editor and co-author for both the ABA's Asia Pacific Committee and Canada Committee's The International Lawyer Year In Review submissions. He authored a law journal article where he articulated a new method for directing overseas investment into struggling neighborhoods in the United States by combining New Market Tax Credit with the Fifth Employment Based Visa.
Prior to attending Osgoode Hall, he worked as a Project Manager and Attorney for a National American Real Estate Developer based in their Orlando office. Before working as a Project Manager, Justin was a Summer Associate for a large Floridian law firm in their Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Department.
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M. Securities Law
Federation of Law Societies of Canada
National Committee on Accreditation
Certification of Qualification
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
J.D., cum laude,
Certificate in Litigation
University of Toronto
B.A. hons. Specialist in Political Science
Asia Region Funds Passport
ABA The International Lawyer: Year In Review 2011
See page 483.
Canadian Securities Law
ABA The International Lawyer: Year In Review 2012
New Market Tax Credits and EB-5: Combining Two Programs for One Goal
Law Journal on Community Development Law and Affordable Housing
Corporate Responsibility Principles and Anti-Bribery Legislation
Asia Law News November 10, 2012
American Bar Association - Asia Pacific Committee Vice Chair
Canadian Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association - Family and Business Law Executive
York Region Lawyer's Association
Toronto Lawyer's Association