Mark J. Goldsmith

Attorney in St. James, NY
After graduating from the State University of New York at Albany and receiving his Juris Doctor from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1983, Mark J. Goldsmith was admitted to practice as attorney before the Courts of the State of New York on February 8, 1984. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts of the Eastern, Southern, and Northern Districts of New York and the U.S. Federal Court of Claims in Washington, D.C.

He began his career as a commercial litigator and then as a negligence trial lawyer for the law firm of Siben & Siben in Bay Shore, New York. In 1988, he founded the law firm of Jakubowski, Robertson & Goldsmith, engaging in the general practice of law with an emphasis on negligence and commercial matters as a trial attorney as well as commercial and residential transactional matters.

He has been involved in the following professional organizations:
• Suffolk County Bar Association
• New York State Bar Association, including the Insurance and Negligence Attorneys Section
• Suffolk County Retired Detectives Association, as the organizing attorney and counsel 

Mr. Goldsmith serves as general counsel to several local, respected, and well-known businesses. For example, he serves as counsel to the Watermill Caterers in Smithtown and Cancos Tile Corporation with showrooms throughout the Metropolitan area and New Jersey. He regularly appears and practices in the specialized commercial claims parts of the State Supreme Court. He has been appointed as Receiver and Referee in numerous matters by various Suffolk County Supreme Court judges. He has earned an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available for skill and ethics based on the opinions of his peers and the judiciary.

Mr. Goldsmith is and has been a basketball coach for St. Mary’s CYO in East Islip and a longtime coach for the East Islip Soccer Club. His family belongs to the congregation of B’nai Israel Reform Temple in Oakdale, New York. A longtime East Islip resident, he continues to live there with his wife and four sons

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Areas of Law

  • Negligence Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Practice
  • Collections
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Labor and Employment
  • Property Damage
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Partnership Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability


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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 01/04/13
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Mark is a highly intelligent individual who has the compassion to care for his clients and the legal prowess to represent them with the utmost capability in the courtroom.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 12/11/12
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Mr. Goldsmith possesses great legal acumen, coupled with his integrity makes him a credit to the bar.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 12/06/12
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Excellent lawyer and person.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/23/12
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Mark Goldsmith in an intelligent attorney with a broad understanding of complex legal matters. I have worked with him on various projects from real estate to personal injury. His depth of legal knowledge makes him a diligent, yet fair adversary. In other instances he has proven to be an extremely supportive co-counsel.
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Admission Details

Admitted in 1984, New York

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  • Law School Attended

    Touro College
    Class of 1983

    University Attended

    State University of New York at Albany
    Class of 1980

    Birth Information

    Born in 1958
    Brooklyn, New York, October 3, 1958

    Associations & Memberships

    Suffolk County and New York State Bar Association

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    Mark J. Goldsmith
     969 Jericho Turnpike,
    St. James, NY 11780


    Jakubowski, Robertson, Maffei, Goldsmith & Tartaglia, LLP (St. James, New York)

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