Record: Legal Oral History Project: Jerome Shestack, Nov. 21, 2000.
Legal Oral History Project: Jerome Shestack, Nov. 21, 2000.
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Jerome J. Shestack is a partner and head of the Litigation Department of the Philadelphia law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen. He served as President of the American Bar Association during 1997-1998. A nationally recognized trial and appellate lawyer, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He has been regularly listed by the National Law Journal as one of Americas 100 Most Influential Lawyers. He has represented clients such as Westinghouse, NBC, CBS, ABC, Advanta, Hertz, Comcast and GAF in major complex trial and appellate litigation. Mr. Shestack graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his L.L.B. from Harvard Law School where he was editor-in-chief of the Harvard Law Record and an Ames Moot Court Finalist. He served on the faculties of Northwestern University Law School, L.S.U. Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School before entering private practice.
- Shestack, Jerome