Jason D. Gerstein represents leading accounting firms and accountants in all types of civil litigations and arbitrations, and in enforcement proceedings before the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and other state and federal agencies.
In addition to his accounting litigation practice, Jason has considerable experience representing issuers, directors, and officers in securities fraud class actions. He also often handles complex disputes involving corporate governance and shareholder issues, contracts, bankruptcies, employment, and many other commercial matters, for a range of clients that have included financial institutions, healthcare companies, media and entertainment organizations, and real estate firms.
Obtained dismissal of Securities Act and Exchange Act claims against national accounting firm relating to audits of insurance company
Obtained dismissal of Exchange Act claim against national accounting firm relating to audits of apparel brand management company
Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of negligence and breach of contract action brought against national accounting firm in Pennsylvania state court
Represented global media organization in numerous actions regarding cable and satellite television distribution agreements and other contractual disputes*
Obtained dismissal of securities fraud action brought against a pharmaceutical company in the Southern District of New York*
Obtained dismissal of breach of fiduciary duty suit brought against an international commercial real estate services company in New York state court*
Represented Canadian creditors committee in the cross-border Nortel insolvency litigation; US and Canadian bankruptcy courts adopted the committee’s proposed pro rata allocation of $7.3 billion in global asset sale proceeds*
Obtained dismissal of unjust enrichment claim brought against a private investment firm in the Southern District of New York, which was subsequently affirmed by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals*
Obtained dismissal of tortious interference claim brought against a national accounting firm in the Southern District of New York*
Obtained summary judgment for limited partnership in litigation against its former general partner concerning fraudulently conceived commercial lease agreement*
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