Jeremy A. Colby


Chair, Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group

Tel: 716.842.2800
Fax: 716.845.6709

Practice Areas

  • Commercial/Business Disputes
  • Employment
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-Compete Agreements


  • Boston University School of Law, JD (cum laude)
  • Niagara University, BA (summa cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Courts – Western, Northern & Eastern Districts of New York; District of Massachusetts
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Prior Experience

  • Erie County Attorney
  • Law Clerk, Hon. John T. Elfvin, Western District of New York
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Boston)
  • 7KBW and Fountain Court (London, UK)
  • Buffalo City Clerk’s Office

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Board of Directors (Past), Sankofa Charter School
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Federalist Society


  • American Inns of Court, Past President, Charles S. Desmond Inn
  • Board of Directors (past), Western New York Coalition of Charter Schools
  • University of Buffalo School of Law Mentor Program
  • BAEC Federal Practice Committee
  • Publisher of


  • 2008 Empire State Counsel
  • 2008, Buffalo Business First “40 under 40” Receipient
  • 2005 Pegasus Fellow (London, UK), American Inns of Court
  • USA Today’s 1996 Collegiate Academic All American Team


  • Sued if You Do, and Sued if You Don’t? The Establishment Clause in Public Schools, in the For the Defense (July 2013)
  • Non-Compete Agreements Can Be Key in Down Times, Buffalo Law Journal (2009)
  • Reaping the Rewards: Enforcing U.S. Judgments in England and Wales and Enforcing Foreign Money Judgments in New York, 12 NYLitigator 16 (Winter 2007)
  • Recent e-SOP Developments, 9 Internet L. J. 3 (2006 Aspen)
  • SWANCC: full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing . . . much?, 37 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1017 (2004)
  • You’ve Got Mail: The Modern Trend Towards Universal Electronic Service of Process, 51 BUFF. L. REV. 337 (2003)
  • Getting to Peace: Avoiding Roadblocks on the Path to Peace in Northern Ireland, 14 TEMPLE INT’L & COMP. L.J. 1 (2000)
  • An Analysis of Genetic Discrimination Legislation Proposed by the 105th Congress, 24 AM. J. L. & MED. 443 (1998)
  • The Complimentary Relationship Between the Duties of Zealous Advocacy and Candor Toward the Tribunal, in Recent Developments in Massachusetts & Federal Law 367 (MCLE 1998)