Jerome G. Snider
  1. Professional Responsibility Counsel

Mr. Snider is Davis Polk’s professional responsibility counsel. He previously served as the firm's 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. 

Of Note

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law (2013 - 2018)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law (2013 - 2018)
  • Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia Law School (2013 - 2018)
  • Co-author, Corporate Privileges and Confidential Information, Law Journal Press
  • Co-author, Professional Liability in Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, West Group and ABA

Mr. Snider currently serves on the:

  • Professional Responsibility Committee, American Bar Association
  • Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct, New York State Bar Association
  • Professional Ethics Committee, New York City Bar

He has served on the:

  • Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
  • Professional Responsibility Committee, New York City Bar
  • Professional Discipline Committee, New York City Bar

Professional History

  • Professional Responsibility Counsel, 2013-present
  • General Counsel, 2006-2013
  • Litigation Department Practice Group Coordinator, 2000-2005
  • Resident Partner, Washington, D.C., office, 1983-1994
  • Litigation Partner, 1983-2006
  • Associate, 1977-1983
  • Law Clerk, Hon. David N. Edelstein, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 1975-1977

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. 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 Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • A.B., Rutgers University, 1972
    • with highest honors
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1975
    • with honors