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Jason Halper

Lecturer in Law

Jason Halper, Chair of Cadwalader's Global Litigation Group, is a recognized leader in the fields of financial services and securities law and corporate governance/M&A. Clients turn to Jason because of his proven track record over 25 years of obtaining results that meet each client's unique needs -- as described in Chambers USA, he "takes the time and energy to really understand the client” and "focuses on what is important."


Jason also is an experienced trial lawyer. A member of the Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois, he has tried cases to jury verdict or other decision in federal and state courts, regulatory tribunals and arbitrations around the country, including among others the Southern District of New York, the District of Columbia, the District of New Jersey, the Southern District of Ohio, the Western District of Oklahoma; the Delaware Court of Chancery; state courts in California, Connecticut, Maryland and New York; and arbitration panels under the auspices of FINRA, NYSE, AAA and others.


He is a frequent speaker and author. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Law School's Program on Corporate Governance and a regular Guest Contributor to the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.  He has published there as well as in, among others, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, The New York Law Journal, Law360, Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets, The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, Insights: The Corporate and Securities Law Advisor, The M&A Lawyer and Transaction Advisors.  He has been recognized for his legal abilities by numerous publications and associations.


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