Jack G. Stern
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Area of Practice
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, History and Literature, 1981; Harvard College National Scholar
New York and Massachusetts
United States Courts of Appeals: Second, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits
United States District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Jack Stern's main practice area is complex civil litigation, focusing on antitrust and securities class action matters.
Mr. Stern has represented major manufacturers and leading financial services companies in several nationwide antitrust matters, including class actions and other cases alleging price-fixing, bid-rigging, group boycotts, attempted monopolization, and price discrimination. Mr. Stern has also recently represented two prominent investment banks in litigation and bankruptcy matters arising out of the economic crisis.
Before becoming a partner of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in July 2000, Mr. Stern was a partner in the law firm of Barrett Gravante Carpinello & Stern LLP. His legal career began at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling where, from 1985 to 1994, his practice focused on complex financial, securities and banking litigation. Mr. Stern has extensive experience in nationwide antitrust and securities class action litigation. He has represented financial institutions in bankruptcy, loan enforcement, sovereign debt and inter-creditor disputes and has extensive accounting issue litigation experience. Mr. Stern has represented acquirers in connection with contested stock acquisitions and in litigation fallout of potential mergers. He also has represented policyholders in large and complex insurance coverage disputes.
Selected Professional Awards and AssociationsAmerican Bar Association
New York City Bar Association (Committee on Professional Responsibility, 1994-1996; Insurance Law Committee, 1996-1997; and Antitrust Committee, 1997-1998)
Panelist, Managing Complex Litigation 2008: Legal Strategies and Best Practices in High-Stakes Cases, Practising Law Institute, November 2008.
Ethical Issues in Settling Complex Cases, Practising Law Institute Course Handbook, November 2008.
Second Circuit Decision on Fraudulent Inducement, Which Places the Burden on the Purchaser to Discover Misrepresentations, Appears to go Against Precedent, National Law Journal (June 30, 1997).
Due Process Obligations of Private Associations, New York Law Journal (March 1, 1996)
Fallout in "Friendly" Merger Negotiations, New York Law Journal (July 7, 1994)
Internal Bank Communications: Protecting Confidentiality, 111 Banking Law Journal 340 (July 1994)
Post-Loss Rescission of Insurance Coverage, New York Law Journal (April 18, 1994)
54 BSF Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers in 2013 Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 Super Lawyers)
BSF Wins Court Battle for Barclays in Lehman Purchase Suit (Firm Newsletter Spring 2011)
Sixteen BSF Attorneys Named 2010 New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition (2010 New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition)
Thirteen BSF Attorneys Named 2009 New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition (2009 New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition)
Firm Report: July 2008 (07.28.2008)
Firm Report: January 2008 (Vol. 3, Issue I) (01.22.2008)
Firm Report: April 2007 (Vol. 2, Issue I) (04.01.2007)