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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Jeffrey J. Wild

Jeffrey J. Wild

Partner

Expertise

  • Fiduciary Counseling & Litigation
  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets Litigation
  • Business Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

ABA Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
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Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New York, U.S.A.

Profile

Jeff is a go-to litigator when major corporations and clients with trust-and-estate disputes need both wisdom and aggressiveness. He is relentless in pursuing his clients' goals, and he thrives on solving the toughest problems.

With more than 30 years of experience in high-stakes financial litigation and arbitration, Jeff is a formidable litigator who has dealt successfully with some of the most complex contracts and commercial transactions. He regularly advises major corporations, which value his mastery of sophisticated financial issues, and his focus on solving their problems and meeting their real-world goals.

Jeff leads the firm’s Trusts & Estates litigation practice and brings his deep knowledge of financial matters to complex trust-and-estate disputes. Families and wealth can be an explosive combination, but Jeff relishes the opportunity to obtain positive outcomes for his clients in the most difficult cases.

Jeff's work has been recognized nationally by the legal profession. Chambers USA calls him "a prominent name in the area of fiduciary litigation" who is "known for his expertise in capital markets disputes and arbitration."

Deeply committed to community service, Jeff serves as President of the New Jersey Coalition to End Homelessness and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, among other nonprofit organizations.

Bar Admissions

    New York
    New Jersey
    District of Columbia

Education

Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1985), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Cornell University (B.A. 1982), with distinction in all subjects
Areas of Practice

Business Litigation | Capital Markets Litigation | Commercial & Business Litigation | Fiduciary Counseling & Litigation | Global Capital Markets Litigation | Global Financial Crisis Group | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Trusts & Estates

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Served as a lead litigator in a securities arbitration proceeding before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority against Merrill Lynch/Bank of America. The claim involved sales by Merrill Lynch of hundreds of millions of dollars of auction-rate securities backed by subprime collateralized debt obligations.

Won a hard-fought family litigation about international trusts, real estate and a closely held business after a 30-day trial in New Jersey

Represented some of the most well-known companies in the world in financial disputes, including pursuing their claims against their non-paying and defaulting customers.

Fought for trustees, executors and beneficiaries in New Jersey and New York in disputes involving wills and trusts, such as claims of undue influence, impaired capacity and breach of fiduciary duty,

Won numerous victories in New York Supreme Court in complex financial disputes.



Professional Associations


  • Trustee, American Civil Liberty Union of New Jersey

  • Trustee, NJ Coalition to End Homelessness

  • Trustee, Barnert Temple

  • Former Member of Board of Arbitrators, NASD Regulation, Inc.

Professional Activities and Experience

Accolades
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2013-2020) - Wild
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers (2007, 2009-2018) - Wild9
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business - Wild
  • Interviews and Quotes - Wild

Articles

    Figuring the Time Value of Money, May 1, 2006
    Lowenstein Sandler's Pro Bono Program: Casting a Wide Net, August 2006
    Notes Found After Decedent’s Death Can’t be a Valid Will, March 20, 2014

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