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Jerome G. Snider


Jerome G. Snider

Professional Responsibility Counsel
New York

Davis Polk’s Professional Responsibility Counsel, previously serving as our General Counsel, a litigation partner and co-head of our litigation practice.

Jerry is Davis Polk’s Professional Responsibility Counsel. He previously served as the firm’s first General Counsel, and as a litigation partner representing accounting firms, financial institutions, and other institutional and individual clients in a wide range of professional liability, securities, tax and other complex civil cases in both state and federal courts and before the SEC. He was also the co-head of our litigation practice.

Jerry has been an adjunct professor or lecturer-in-law at Columbia University, New York University and Fordham University law schools.

He serves on the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct and on the American Bar Association’s Business Section Professional Responsibility Committee, and previously served on the New York City Bar Association’s Professional Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Professional Discipline Committees.

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • with honors
A.B., Rutgers University
  • with highest honors
Law Clerk, Hon. David N. Edelstein, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 1975-1977
Professional history
  • Professional Responsibility Counsel, 2013-present
  • General Counsel, 2006-2013
  • Litigation Department Practice Group Coordinator, 2000-2005
  • Partner, 1983-2006
  • Davis Polk since 1977
  • Washington DC office, 1983-1994
Qualifications and admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. California
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
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