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Jerome L. Epstein is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and served as the practice’s co-chair for six years. He has been recognized by Legal Times as one of the 10 Leading Business Litigation Lawyers in Washington, DC.  Businesses seek his representation in a wide variety of lawsuits and arbitration proceedings involving complex commercial transactions.  Mr. Epstein also has substantial experience with independent investigations and claims involving corporate boards of directors.  Mr. Epstein served as one of the team leaders in the representation of Anton Valukas as the court-appointed examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case, and represented a state public utilities commission in an investigation into whether one of the nation’s largest electric power companies  misled the commission in connection with a merger application.  He won an international arbitration claim on behalf of a global pharmaceutical company in which the claimant sought termination of a long-term licensing/marketing agreement and $2 billion in damages from the firm’s client.

Mr. Epstein is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.  Before joining the Firm, Mr. Epstein served for three years as a trial attorney in the honors program of the United States Department of Justice, where he received several awards for superior performance of duty.  Mr. Epstein serves the community as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School.