Justin T. Kelton

Brooklyn Metrotech
1 MetroTech Center
Suite 1701
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Justin T. Kelton


Justin T. Kelton is a Partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, where he practices in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, focusing on resolving significant disputes in federal and state courts. Mr. Kelton has successfully handled cases involving a broad range of practice areas, including partnership disputes, breach of contract, unfair competition, employment, fraud, trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, real estate, civil rights, banking, and copyright and trademark infringement.

Mr. Kelton was appointed by Hon. Ann Pfau, then-Chief Administrative Judge of the New York State Unified Court System, to serve as a member of the New York State Court System’s E-Discovery Working Group. In this capacity, he worked with judges and court staff to develop and implement e-discovery pilot programs, educational materials, and best practices, and to address the practical and technical problems related to e-discovery which face litigants and courts today.

Additionally, Mr. Kelton served as Co-Chair of the New York County Lawyers Association Joint Subcommittee on the Second Circuit’s Proposed Local Rules, helping to advise the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on its creation and implementation of its Local Rules.

Mr. Kelton was selected as a "Rising Star" in New York Business Litigation by "Super Lawyers" in 2019. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Mr. Kelton has been selected as a Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" for Commercial Litigation since 2021.

Mr. Kelton received a B.S. in Computer Science from Muhlenberg College, and a Juris Doctor from Albany Law School. While in law school, Mr. Kelton was a research assistant to Prof. Annette Kahler, Director of the Science and Technology Law Center.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • Albany Law School at Union University
    • J.D.
  • Muhlenberg College
    • B.S., Computer Science

Published Works

Community Service

  • Arbitrator, New York State Unified Court System
  • Member, New York County Democratic Committee