Jason Glass

Jason E. Glass, Associate

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group

Jason E. Glass concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, as well as information security and data privacy issues. Jason is admitted to the practice of law in New York State.

Jason has assisted in the defense of financial institutions in federal and state court actions involving mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and derivatives. His experience spans all phases of litigation, from the complaint through trial. Jason has also been actively involved in representing major Wall Street firms in DOJ, SEC, and state Attorneys General investigations focused on structured products, credit ratings, and insider trading. He has also conducted internal investigations and reviews on behalf of financial institutions. In addition to his work on behalf of financial institutions, Jason has also assisted in the representation of a major oil and gas company in a high dollar value adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court.

Jason is deeply involved in issues of information security and data privacy. He has written extensively on cybersecurity, and has been quoted by Compliance Reporter, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, and Financial Planning on cybersecurity issues. He is an (ISC)2 accredited Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

From 1994–1999, Jason was a fixed-income bond trader for a global investment bank, where he developed an expertise trading five-year to thirty-year U.S. Treasury debt, as well as Treasury futures and options. Jason left trading to pursue a master’s degree in business administration at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He focused his studies on finance and financial accounting, and earned his degree with high distinction. In 2002, Jason returned to Wall Street in a corporate research role. He left to attend The George Washington University Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor with honors.

Jason earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2005 and is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Education

Jason received his J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law, with Honors, in 2008. Jason received his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, with High Distinction, in 2001. Jason received his A.B. from Vassar College with degrees in Physics and History in 1994.

Select Litigations

  • Currently co-counsel representing Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc. against a broad array of major financial institutions and entities, in their capacities as Trustees, Issuers and/or Noteholders, seeking to recover more than $3 billion in assets for Lehman Brothers.
  • Represents Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., and certain affiliated entities, in numerous disputes, including ADR mediations for multi-billion dollar indemnification claims against mortgage loan sellers relating to Lehman’s 2014 settlements of claims litigation with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.