Jeremy B. Stein is a Partner in HDRB&B’s Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense Departments.  Jeremy represents clients in complex commercial litigation, closely-held business disputes and business divorce, business torts, class action defense, government investigations and white-collar prosecutions, and restrictive covenant and employment matters.  Jeremy also frequently represents clients in trusts and estates litigation, including will contests, actions for breach of fiduciary duty, trustee removal, and accounting proceedings.  Jeremy practices regularly in both New York and New Jersey, as well as in arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Jeremy brings an aggressive and sophisticated approach to a broad range of cases, including mid-size litigations that often require flexible strategies in order to achieve clients’ goals.

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Business and Commercial Litigation Committee
    • Business Law Section
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Super Lawyers®
    • New Jersey Business Litigation, 2018 – 2020
    • New Jersey “Rising Star”, 2014-2016
    • New York Metro “Rising Star”, 2016
  • Bergen Magazine, “Top Lawyers, Commercial Litigation”, 2017- 2019
  • New Jersey State Legislature Citation in recognition of Community Service

Representative Matters

  • Represented the founder of a trading company in an action for breach of a buyout agreement.
  • Defended a securities issuer in an underwriter’s breach of contract action arising from a failed public offering.
  • Defended design firm in patent and breach of contract action over design of popular fitness equipment.
  • Defended a foreign bank in an action for payment under a letter of credit.
  • Defended a global communications company in a breach of contract suit by a national retailer.
  • Represented a national automobile parts supplier in a contract action against a leading regional distributor.
  • Defending multiple New Jersey consumer class actions in a developing area of consumer protection law.
  • Defending an aircraft parts dealer in a federal criminal prosecution for fraud and filing false tax returns.
  • Represented the beneficiary of a $10 million trust in an action to remove the trustee for misappropriation.
  • Defended a supplier of specialty plastic components in a multi-million-dollar breach of contract action.
  • Defended sales team leader in a non-compete lawsuit.
  • Defended a physician in a New Jersey Department of Health investigation.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, 2006 – 2012
  • Hon. Anne E. Thompson, United States District Court, District of New Jersey
    • Clerk, 2008 – 2009

Civic & Charitable Activities

  • Active volunteer for local social services organization, providing pro bono representation to families in serious financial distress.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Columbia University Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, M.S. Applied Physics, 2003
  • Yeshiva University, B.A. Physics, magna cum laude, 2002

Clerkship

  • Hon. Anne E. Thompson, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2008 – 2009

Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2006
  • New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2019