Biography

Jared Buszin is an associate in the firm's litigation department, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and government investigations. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, with an emphasis on criminal matters and appellate litigation.

From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Buszin served as a law clerk to the Hon. Ed Carnes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Representative Matters

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Defend European bank in connection with a class action lawsuit asserting antitrust and related contract claims based on alleged collusion and manipulation of a benchmark rate for interest rate derivatives.
  • Represent pharmaceutical company in connection with a declaratory judgment action concerning the scope of a consent judgment entered to resolve a landmark false-advertising case.

  • Defend global law firm in connection with malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit arising from firm’s representation of a start-up.

  • Defended individual in connection with lawsuit brought by multiple plaintiffs asserting claims for defamation based on statements allegedly made by defendant’s representatives.

  • Represented monoline insurer in litigation asserting claims for breach of contract and fraud against sponsors and underwriters of residential mortgage-backed securities.

White Collar Defense and Investigations

  • Represent European bank in connection with an industry-wide investigation into alleged manipulation of a benchmark rate for interest rate derivatives.
  • Advise former employee of charitable foundation in connection with criminal charges brought by foreign government.

  • Represent pharmaceutical company in connection with Department of Justice investigation of customer assistance program.

Pro Bono

  • Represent defendant in direct appeal of conviction and life sentence on federal criminal charges under the Hobbs Act and Travel Act.

  • Represent class of individuals in litigation asserting claims for deceptive business practices, unjust enrichment, and harassment against operator of three-quarter houses.

  • Represent victims of torture in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in litigation brought under the Alien Tort Statute against government contractor.

  • Successfully appealed client’s misdemeanor conviction, obtaining reversal based on lack of jurisdiction.

  • Represented interests of amici curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court case Jennings v. Rodriguez, addressing the Government’s authority to detain certain categories of non-citizens without providing periodic bond hearings.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York

Professional Activities

MEMBERSHIPS: Member, New York City Bar Association; Member, Federalist Society

Publications