Jenifer L. Salzberg

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jsalzberg@dpklaw.com

Phone: (212) 943-9000 x 127

Fax: (212) 943-4325

 

Jenifer Salzberg is a commercial litigator with broad experience in state and federal courts in New York and throughout the United States, as well as in domestic and international arbitrations.  Jen has also represented clients in investigations conducted by regulatory authorities.

 

Jen’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including business and contract litigation. Jen has successfully represented public and private companies and their management in litigation involving a wide range of corporate governance, securities and competition issues, including claims involving partnership disputes, breach of contract, fiduciary duty and fraud.  Jen has also regularly served as appellate counsel after adverse rulings from trial courts:  she has won full reversals of unfavorable rulings from the First Department and the New York Court of Appeals.

 

Jen began her legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where she worked on cases including claims of monopolization of cable television markets;  breach of contract against a news magazine and its reporter brought by a source; claims against a Big Four accounting firm arising from the collapse of a significant public company; and litigation between a Governor and Legislature concerning the state budget.

 

Jen’s recent matters include:

 

  • Successfully representing a private company on a motion to compel arbitration and stay litigation against it in state court;

  • Successfully representing a senior executive of a public company during an SEC investigation;

  • Advising a telecommunications equipment manufacturer concerning a multi-million dollar dispute with a supplier;

  • Representing a leading real estate firm in litigation concerning partnership rights;

  • Representing significant witnesses in a wide-ranging insider-trading investigation; and

  • Successfully representing a leading private equity firm in litigation concerning an international investment.

Education

  • J.D. Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, 1997

  • B.A. honors, Washington University, 1994

 

Admissions

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

 

Clerkships

  • Hon. Dickinson R. Debevoise, Senior United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey

  • Hon. Gary S. Stein, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey

 

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