Jason P. Hipp is an associate in the Litigation Department. Mr. Hipp’s practice focuses on matters involving complex commercial 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 and representation of individuals in immigration matters and criminal appeals.
Mr. Hipp counsels clients through all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through appeals. He has experience planning and executing litigation strategy, conducting direct and cross-examinations of witnesses, taking and defending depositions, briefing a wide variety of 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 experience managing fast-moving proceedings involving expedited forms of relief, such as motions for preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders. Mr. Hipp has advised clients in a range of industries, including the manufacturing, cannabis, biotechnology, and financial sectors.
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.