901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Jack Newman represents public companies and their officers and directors in securities litigation, shareholder actions, and fiduciary and governance actions, as well as claims arising from mergers and acquisitions. His practice also has encompassed banking services, employee benefits, bankruptcy, tax and accounting-related litigation, and other commercial controversies.
Jack has been successful in winning shareholder cases through motions to dismiss under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, in motions for summary judgment, denial of class certification, and trial.
Representative clients in recent public matters include Albertsons, American Greetings, American Kidney Stone Management, Boykin Lodging, Cardinal Health, Diebold, Education Management, FirstMerit, International Coal Group, Macy's, Nationwide Mutual, Peabody Energy, PNC (National City Corporation), The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Sherwin-Williams, Xcel Energy, and Zimmer Holdings.
Jack is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has served on the board of editors of the Federal Litigation Guide Reporter and was a member of the adviser group for The American Law Institute Project on Complex Litigation (1988-1992). He is a member of the ABA (Litigation and Business Law Sections), the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Judicial Selection Committee, 1988-1990).
|Areas of Practice||1) Litigation, 2) Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement, 3) Business and Tort Litigation (USA) and 4) Tax Audits & Controversies|
|Law School||Harvard Law School|
|Education||Georgetown University (B.A., 1966)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois, California, Ohio, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and numerous federal district courts and courts of appeal|
|Most recent firm||Jones Day|
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