Jerome P. Facher

Jerome (Jerry) Facher is a retired partner in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department. He is former chair of Hale and Dorr’s Litigation Department.


Mr. Facher’s practice has been concentrated in trials and appeals before state and federal courts in Massachusetts and other states. He has focused on large-scale commercial litigation in the fields of securities, antitrust, contracts, intellectual property and product liability. He has represented diverse corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of litigation matters.

Trials in which Mr. Facher has successfully represented clients include:

Defense of a major railroad in one of the longest antitrust trials in Massachusetts federal courts
Representation of a major conglomerate in a five-month trial, which charged the company with deaths and severe injuries allegedly resulting from contamination of two public drinking wells in Woburn, Massachusetts
Defense of a large securities investment and insurance organization in a nine-month arbitration concerning a complicated bond issue transaction

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D.,1951
Education Pennsylvania State University, B.A.,1946
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm WilmerHale
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