Jeffrey H. Zaiger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC
 | 485 Lexington Ave, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-407-1208
Fax: 212-407-1274
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffrey H. Zaiger is a Partner at Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC, a firm frequently recognized as one of the top commercial litigation boutiques in the country.  At the firm, Mr. Zaiger represents the interests of prominent corporations, institutional clients, law firms, and individuals.  Mr. Zaiger’s practice focuses on litigating complex commercial disputes throughout the United States on claims such as:

• Breach of fiduciary duty
• Fraud
• Breach of contract
• Legal malpractice
• Defamation
• Insurance coverage

Mr. Zaiger earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2002 from Lafayette College and a Juris Doctor in 2007 from Boston University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in both New York and Massachusetts.  Mr. Zaiger is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeal for the Second and Ninth Circuits, and numerous United States District Courts. 

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Zaiger has proved his legal abilities, repeatedly, in major cases.  Among the many cases he has litigated are the defense of a national law firm in a $720 million RICO class action, and the defense of a global insurance provider in a derivative action seeking recovery in excess of $1 billion.  He has also prosecuted claims on behalf of an international bank in a corporate acquisition dispute and an international asset management company in a breach-of-contract case. With success in such major cases, Mr. Zaiger has cemented his place among New York's leading attorneys.

In addition to Mr. Zaiger's work in the courtroom, he is also a valued member of the legal community. He is a member of the Federal Bar Council, the New York City Bar Association, and New York County Lawyers’ Association.  Mr. Zaiger actively participates on several of these associations committees.

Practice Areas
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Business Litigation (100%)


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Jeffrey Zaiger

Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • "New York Rising Stars," Super Lawyers magazine, 2013 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Bar, 2008
  • Massachusetts Bar, 2008
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Council
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts, EDNY
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Discovery in National Futures Association Arbitration, Book Chapter in Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry (Juris Publishing, Inc.), July 15, 2013

Representative Clients:

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Labaton Sucharow LLP
  • Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP
  • Reed Smith
  • Herrick Feinstein
  • Milberg LLP
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • Adams and Reese LLP
  • HealthSouth Corp.
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • Cable & Wireless plc
  • Lloyd’s of London
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Black Diamond Capital Management L.L.C.
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
  • Henry & Marie-Josée Kravis
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • The Carlyle Group

Educational Background:

  • Lafayette College, B.A., cum laude, English and Art, May 2002 
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Office Location for Jeffrey H. Zaiger

485 Lexington Ave
30th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-407-1208

Fax: 212-407-1274

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Last Updated: 5/23/2018

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