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A Partner in the Litigation Department, Jane O’Brien represents clients in a broad range of commercial matters, with a focus on complex commercial and securities litigation, regulatory defense, and antitrust litigation. Jane has participated in the defense of numerous class and individual actions in federal and state courts across the country, as well as congressional inquiries and regulatory investigations asserted by, among other agencies, the DOJ and SEC, and state attorneys general. Over the past several years, Jane has focused, among other issues, on assisting clients in navigating the unprecedented litigation and regulatory landscape that has unfolded in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Certain current representations include:
Jane also participates actively in pro bono matters. Representative matters include assisting her client in obtaining a retrial based on newly discovered evidence that he was wrongly convicted of murder over twenty years earlier, and trying to successful jury verdict a race discrimination action.
Jane graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she was also an associate executive editor of the New York University Law Review. Following law school, Jane clerked for the Honorable Richard J. Holwell in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York before joining Paul, Weiss.
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Oct 02, 2015 | News
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Derivative Action Against Citigroup’s Board
Jun 09, 2015 | News
Pro Bono Client Obtains Victory in Contested Domestic Violence Trial
Mar 26, 2015 | News
Pro Bono Client Obtains Vacatur of Summary Judgment Order
Sep 25, 2014 | News
Paul, Weiss Obtains Civil Rights Settlement for Pro Bono Client
Jun 24, 2014 | Publications
Supreme Court Declines to Overrule or Modify Basic, But Allows Rebuttal of "Price Impact" in Opposing Class Certification
Jun 04, 2014 | Publications
Second Circuit Reverses District Court’s Rejection of Regulatory Consent Judgment in SEC v. CGMI
Apr 21, 2014 | Videos
The Halliburton Case: Will The Supreme Court Overturn Basic?
Nov 18, 2013 | News
Paul, Weiss Client Found Not Guilty in Retrial After Having Spent 24 Years in Prison
Jan 29, 2015
Benchmark Litigation Names Paul, Weiss “Antitrust Firm of the Year”