Jeffrey M. Haber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Law Office of Jeffrey M. Haber
 | 708 Third Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 2122091005
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffrey M. Haber is the founder of the Law Office of Jeffrey M. Haber in New York, New York. Drawing from several years of business, corporate and civil defense litigation experience, as well as alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration, Mr. Haber represents clients throughout the New York City area.

Mr. Haber earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he graduated magna cum laude, and earned his law degree from the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law.

In addition to being admitted to practice in all New York state courts, Mr. Haber is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Sixth circuits. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Throughout his years in practice, both in a variety of New York City area law firms and his own, Mr. Haber has been involved in many high-profile cases and has served in various roles in both individual and class action lawsuits which have resulted in million and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. He has also participated in securities arbitrations.

Mr. Haber has been recognized by several publications during his career. He has been recommended in The Legal 500 in various years, was named a “local litigation star” in Benchmark Plaintiff from 2013 through 2015, and Securities Litigation Report has published two articles he authored. Mr. Haber is also a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Securities Litigation Committee.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%)

Civil Litigation (40%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

Focus Areas

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2017

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About Jeffrey Haber

Admitted: 1989, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Recommended in the 2010-2012 and 2014-2015 editions of The Legal 500. Recognized as a “local litigation star” in Benchmark Plaintiff (2013-2015).
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011, 2013-2015
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008–2010; 2012–2016
  • “local litigation star” for his securities work in the 2013–2015, editions of Benchmark Plaintiff
  • The Legal 500, 2011–2012; 2014–2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York City Bar Association, Securities Regulation Committee,Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Securities Litigation Committee, Member
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal, Second Circuit
  • State of New York
  • Association of the Bar of The City of New York, Securities Litigation Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • “Will the Public Disclosure Bar Be the Next Provision of the False Claims Act to Be Reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court?” , Wall Street Lawyer (Vol. 20, No. 12), December 2016, 2016
  • “Schleicher v. Wendt Impact: The Seventh Circuit Splits with the Fifth Circuit on Class Certification Requirements,” Securities Litigation Report, October 2010.
  • “Does the PSLRA’s Notice Requirement Apply Solely to PSLRA Claims? Poptech v. Stewardship Investment Advisors – A Case of First Impression in the Second Circuit,” Securities Litigation Report, December 2010/January 2011

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • In re Archer Daniels Midlands Corp. Derivative Litigation (corporate governance reforms and monetary benefit in excess of $8 million).
  • Edge Partners L.P. v. Dockser (settlement benefit in excess of $11 million)
  • In re Home Shopping Network Inc. Derivative Litigation (settlement benefit in excess of $20 million)
  • In re The Times Mirror Co. Shareholders Litigation (settlement benefit in excess of $20 million)
  • In re Kit Digital Inc. Securities Litigation($6,001,999)
  • Cheney v. Cyberguard Corp. ($10 million)
  • In re Willbros Group, Inc. Securities Litigation ($10.5 million)
  • In re Terayon Communication Systems, Inc. Securities Litigation ($15 million)
  • In re JDN Realty Corp. Securities Litigation($16.8 million)
  • In re Gilat Satellite Networks, Ltd. Securities Litigation ($20 million)
  • In re Lumenis Securities Litigation ($20.1 million)
  • In re Beazer Homes U.S.A., Inc. Securities Litigation ($30.5 million)
  • In re Banc One Securities Litigation ($45 million)
  • In re Tremont Securities Law, State Law and Insurance Litigation(more than $100 million)
  • In re Taxable Municipal Bonds Litigation ($110 million recovery)
  • In re Royal Dutch/Shell Transport Securities Litigation (obtained a U.S. settlement with a minimum cash value of $138.3 million and a contingent value of more than $180 million, as well as an additional $28.34 million secured in connection with a related European settlement of $350 million that he was substantially responsible for obtaining)
  • In re Marsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. Securities Litigation, $400 million
  • In re Beacon Associates Litigation(Investment Counsel: $219 million

Other Outstanding Achievements:

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa, 1985
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Office Location for Jeffrey M. Haber

708 Third Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 2122091005


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Last Updated: 7/10/2017

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