About Jake A. Nussbaum

Jake A. Nussbaum concentrates his practice on litigation and dispute resolution matters. He routinely counsels large financial institutions and individuals in state and federal courts that are under government investigation or involved in a commercial dispute.

Straightforward but thorough guidance

When faced with a civil or criminal lawsuit, clients look for forthright counsel and workable solutions. Jake thrives at providing both. Whether it is defending private individuals against government prosecution or advising large corporations in multimillion-dollar commercial disputes, Jake has the experience necessary to plot a winning path forward.

In recent years, he has helped clients faced with felony indictments avoid custodial sentences, as well as conduct internal investigations for clients in multiple industries, including oil and gas, investment banking, food services and accounting.

While in law school, Jake was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and served as a student representative on the Faculty Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid.

Jake also worked in the Fordham Federal Litigation Clinic and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kelly O'Neill Levy of the New York Supreme Court. As a result of his achievements in law school, he was named a Paul Fuller Scholar and was awarded the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for his dedication to pro bono work. He maintains an active pro bono practice at Katten, defending pet shelters against lawsuits and mentoring high school students in mock trial and moot court competitions.

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Practice Focus

  • Litigation
  • Antitrust and competition litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Insurance and health care fraud litigation
  • White collar and internal investigations