Jesse L. Jensen

Associate
New York

Tel: +1 (212) 554-1584
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Mr. Jensen prosecutes securities fraud, corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jensen was a litigation associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed, where he represented accounting firms, banks, investment firms and high-net-worth individuals in complex commercial, securities, commodities and professional liability civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  He also gained considerable experience in responding to investigations and inquiries by government regulators such as the SEC and CFTC.  In addition, Mr. Jensen actively litigated several pro bono civil rights cases, including a federal suit in which he secured a favorable settlement for an inmate alleging physical abuse by corrections officers.

Since joining the firm, he has helped investors achieve hundreds of millions in recoveries, including a $110 million settlement in Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association v. comScore, Inc.; a $32 million cash settlement in an action against real estate service provider Altisource Portfolio Solutions, S.A.; a $210 million dollar settlement in In re Wilmington Trust Securities Litigation (pending court approval); and a $22 million settlement in an action against mutual fund company Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (pending court approval).  He is currently assisting the firm in its prosecution of In re Frontier Communications Corp. Sec. Litig.; Roofer’s Pension Fund v. Papa et al.; In re Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Sec. Litig.; and In re Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. Sec. Litig.

In recognition of his professional achievements and reputation, Mr. Jensen has been named a “Rising Star” for the past six years by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers (no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in New York are selected to receive this honor each year).

Education

  • New York University School of Law, 2009, J.D., NYU Journal of Law and Business, Staff Editor

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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