Jay P. Lefkowitz

Lecturer in Law

Office: 601 Lexington Avenue
New York NY 10022
Tel: (212) 446-4970
Fax: (212) 446-4900
Email: jlefko@law.columbia.edu


Courses/Current Research

• Commercial Litigation
• Appellate Litigation
• Securities, Class Action and Internal Investigations
• Product Liability Litigation

Education
• Columbia Law School, J.D., 1987, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (1985-86)
• Columbia College, A.B., History, 1984, James A. Beard Political Science Prize (1984)

Media Contact:
Public Affairs, (212) 854-2650

Detailed Biography:
Mr. Lefkowitz is a senior litigation partner in the New York City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a member of the Firm’s Worldwide Management Committee. Mr. Lefkowitz has acted as lead trial and appellate counsel on cases (both individual and class) in a wide variety of substantive areas, including securities, shareholder derivative, antitrust, intellectual property, and breach of contract, as well as in several white collar defense matters. He also has conducted numerous internal investigations for public companies and audit committees. He represents investment banks, hedge funds, pharmaceutical companies, and telecommunications companies in litigation and in proceedings before the DOJ, SEC, FINRA, FCC, FDA and various State Attorneys General.