A versatile first-chair trial and courtroom lawyer for over 20 years, Jason has spent his career litigating high-stakes and often multidistrict business disputes. He has tried 13 complex trials across the country, briefed and argued precedent-setting appeals, and successfully led the defense against nationwide class actions. Jason’s tenacity and trial-readiness have also yielded his clients multiple “eve of trial” settlements that exceeded their expectations.
Jason is particularly experienced with commercial
and government breach of contract claims, business torts including fraud and
antitrust MDL class-action defense, and he frequently litigates against the
U.S. Government. Known for his responsiveness and efficiency, he is regularly
called upon to advise and represent clients in exigent matters requiring
injunctive relief. Jason also writes regularly on litigation risks in the
high-tech industry and founded the Firm’s “High-Tech Litigation” blog. He also
holds advisory and leadership positions with the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center
and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.
Jason has been recognized by Lawdragon magazine as
one 500 lawyers who are “carrying the legal profession to new frontiers” (2006)
and as one of the top 3,000 lawyers in the United States (2008 – 2011). He has
also been named to the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list (2012 – 2018),
honored in Antitrust by Legal
500 U.S. "(2018)," named as a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation
(2012–2018), and "recommended" for his antitrust work by Global
Competition Review (2015 - 2016). Before joining V&E in 2011, Jason led the
Washington trial practice group of another international law firm.