Jason P. Hipp is a partner in the Litigation Department.  Mr. Hipp’s practice focuses on matters involving complex commercial disputes and high-stakes global disputes.  He has experience with proceedings in federal and state court as well as domestic and international arbitrations.  He also maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included voting rights and LGBT rights litigation, representing family members of hostages held overseas, and representing individuals in immigration matters and criminal appeals.

Mr. Hipp counsels clients through all stages of litigation and crisis management, from pre-litigation counseling and negotiations through final appeals.  He has experience planning and executing litigation strategy, conducting direct and cross-examinations of witnesses, taking and defending depositions, briefing dispositive motions, drafting complaints and arbitration demands, overseeing electronic discovery, and working with expert witnesses.  He has also argued appeals in federal and state court.  In addition to litigation in federal court, he has handled numerous matters in the New York State Commercial Division and in arbitration proceedings.  He has extensive experience managing fast-moving proceedings involving expedited forms of relief, including obtaining favorable outcomes on motions for preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders, and counsels clients through all aspects of urgent, high-stakes global disputes.  Mr. Hipp has advised clients in a range of industries, including the manufacturing, biotechnology, and financial sectors, as well as well-known public individuals.

Mr. Hipp is admitted to practice in the state of New York. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Myron H. Thompson of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hipp served as grant writer for Hudson Guild, a settlement house providing social services to public housing residents in Manhattan, and worked at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (now OutRight Action International), a non-profit organization that works to research, document, defend, and advance human rights for LGBTIQ people around the world.