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 12 complex
cases to juries and judges 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.
particularly experienced with commercial and government breach of contract
claims, business torts including fraud, corporate control contests, 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 National 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 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.