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Areas of Practice
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2005; Dean's Merit Scholar
Duke University, Ph.D, Philosophy, 1996; W.B. Peach Award for Teaching Excellence
Colgate University, B.A., with honors, Philosophy, 1990
United States District Courts: Southern District of New York
Jack Wilson's main practice area is complex litigation. Mr. Wilson has represented clients in arbitration, mediation and in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the country.
Mr. Wilson's recent engagements include:
Served as trial counsel for a major multinational medical device manufacturer in litigation arising from the alleged breach of a merger agreement’s “no-shop” provision.
Represented a major pharmaceutical company in an arbitration concerning interpretation of a distribution agreement’s change-of-control provision.
Served as plaintiff's counsel representing an international investment bank in litigation related to the collapse of one of the country’s largest mortgage lenders and a billion dollar mortgage-backed commercial paper facility.
Defended a major pharmaceutical company in litigation related to hormone-replacement therapies.
Represented one of the largest national insurers in litigation related to the bank failures in Puerto Rico.
Defended NASCAR in antitrust litigation brought by Kentucky Speedway alleging monopolization of top-level stock car racing.
Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Mr. Wilson was a professor of philosophy at Washington & Lee University.
Selected Professional Awards and Associations
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star
Intellectual Property Rights in Agricultural Organisms: The Shock of the Not-So-New, Genetically Modified Food: Science, Religion, and Morality, Michael Ruse and David Castle (eds.) Prometheus Press (2002).
Patenting Organisms: Intellectual Property Law Meets Biology, Who Owns Life?, David Magnus (ed.) Prometheus Press (2002)
No Patents for Semantic Information: A Reply to Rebecca Eisenberg, American Journal of Bioethics 2 (2002)
Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights—Bioethical Issues, Encyclopedia of Life Science, Nature Publishing Group (2001)
Biological Individuality: The Identity and Persistence of Living Entities, Cambridge University Press (1999)
Fifty-three Attorneys Recognized as New York Metro Super Lawyers (October 10, 2016)
54 BSF Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers in 2013 Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 Super Lawyers)
The BSF Report: Spring 2013 (03.08.2013)
BSF Tallies Another Victory for NASCAR (Winter 2010)
Other BSF Cases of Interest (Winter 2010)
BSF Successfully Defends NASCAR in Sixth Circuit Appeal (December 11, 2009)
Firm Report: January 2008 (Vol. 3, Issue I) (01.22.2008)