Jeffrey H. Zaiger’s experience is in the prosecution and defense of a broad range of complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. He acts on behalf of corporate and institutional clients in disputes involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, breach of contract, legal malpractice, defamation, insurance coverage, and other complex commercial claims. His recent cases include:
• Defense of a national law firm in a $720 million RICO class action;
• Defense of a global insurance brokerage firm in a derivative action in the Delaware Court of Chancery;
• Representation of a major international bank in a dispute following the theft of a corporate acquisition; and
• Representation of a global asset management firm in a case alleging breach of contract and fiduciary duties.
Mr. Zaiger is a graduate of Lafayette College (B.A. cum laude, 2002) and Boston University School of Law (J.D. 2007). He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University International Law Journal.
Mr. Zaiger is a member of the Bar in New York and Massachusetts, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and numerous U.S. District Courts. Mr. Zaiger is a member of the Federal Bar Council and serves as a member of its First Decade Committee. He also serves on New York County Lawyers' Association's Federal Court's Committee.
In 2013 and 2014, Super Lawyers magazine named Mr. Zaiger to its “New York Rising Stars” list for Business Litigation. The New York Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming attorneys who are under 40 or have been practicing for ten years or less.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Associate||Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||Federal Court's Committee||2011 - Present|
|Federal Bar Council||First Decade Committee||2008 - Present|
|Book Chapter in Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry (Juris)||Discovery in National Futures Association Arbitration||2013|
|Boston University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Lafayette College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
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