Jerome S. Fortinsky

Jerome S. Fortinsky, a partner in the Litigation Group, focuses his practice on securities, antitrust and other complex commercial litigation. In 2009, Legal 500 said, “As part of his broad-based litigation practice, the ‘incredibly smart’ Jerome Fortinsky handles high-stakes . . . matters. Clients say he is very strategic in his legal analysis and ‘always thinks about five steps ahead.’ ” In 2010, Legal 500 said, “Jerome Fortinsky provides ‘in-depth knowledge of the law and strong tactical thinking’ . . . .” In 2012, Legal 500 described him as a “very knowledgeable” lawyer who “understands business and is gently persistent.” In 2013, Legal 500 described him as “astute and highly commercial.” In 2014, Legal 500 described him as “highly competent in every respect, with expert litigation skills.” He has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers six times.

Mr. Fortinsky joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1998. From 1988 to 1991, he worked in the Office of Governor Mario M. Cuomo, where he rose to become Assistant to the Governor for Regional Affairs in 1990. He served as a law clerk to Judge Edward R. Korman of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, from 1987 to 1988.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Appellate Litigation, 3) Antitrust, 4) Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory, 5) Dodd-Frank, 6) UK and 7) EU & Other Regulatory Reforms
Law School Yale Law School, (J.D., 1987)
Education Harvard University (A.B., 1983)
Most recent firm Shearman & Sterling LLP
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