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Jacob Warnick Buchdahl

Jacob Warnick Buchdahl

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 100%
    2 years



Contingent (25-45%), Fixed (Always)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Shawn Jonathan Rabin

    I have tried two cases with Jacob. He is one of the best trial lawyers I have seen in court.


    Shawn Rabin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

560 Lexington Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY, 10022


NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Litigator of the WeekThe American Lawyer2013
Super LawyersThomson Reuters NY Super Lawyers, Metro Edition2013
Rising StarThomson Reuters NY Super Lawyers, Metro Edition2012
Rising StarThomson Reuters NY Super Lawyers, Metro Edition2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office, SDNY2002 - 2007
AssociateDavis Polk & Wardwell1999 - 2002
Law ClerkHon. John M. Walker, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit1998 - 1999
Law ClerkHon. Charles S. Haight, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York1997 - 1998

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar CouncilN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Assured Guaranty vs. Flagstar Bank$100 million judgment for plaintiff
MSSB vs. Carreras and MolinaAward for Defendants

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trial By JuryClosing Arguments2010