Jenner & Block

Jeremy M. Creelan is a highly experienced litigator who re-joined Jenner & Block as a partner in 2014 after serving for three years in the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, first as Special Counsel for Public Integrity and Ethics Reform and then as Special Counsel to the Governor.

Mr. Creelan is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation Practices.  He has broad experience in class action consumer fraud defense and investigations; complex insurance and reinsurance disputes; federal and state election law matters; and intellectual property matters related to technology, including IT outsourcing disputes.  He has represented clients in trials, domestic and international arbitrations, and appeals, including in the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Creelan joined Jenner & Block in 2006, after serving as Deputy Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.  At the Brennan Center, he developed and prosecuted numerous high-profile election law cases to protect voters’ rights.  He also co-authored a landmark, comprehensive study of New York State's legislative process and, as an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Law from 2005 to 2007, Mr. Creelan taught an election law seminar.  Most recently, in 2014, Mr. Creelan was appointed by Governor Cuomo as Co-Chair of the Commission on Youth, Public Safety & Justice.  In that role, he was tasked with developing recommendations and plans to raise the age of criminal responsibility in New York State and implementing additional reforms to the juvenile justice system.