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Jeffrey M. Haber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Melville, NY

Freiberger Haber LLP
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 417
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-282-8984
Fax: 631-390-6944
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (40%), Civil Litigation: Defense (30%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%), Business/Corporate (10%), Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jeffrey M. Haber is the co-founder of FriebergerHaber LLP, which maintains offices in New York, New York and Melville, Long Island. Drawing from several years of business, corporate and civil litigation experience, as well as alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration, Mr. Haber represents clients throughout the United States.

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, where he was a member and Notes and Comments Editor for one of the school's journals.

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 settlements. He has also conducted and participated in numerous securities and commercial 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 published in the Securities Litigation Report (two articles) and The Wall Street Lawyer (one article). Mr. Haber is also a member of the American Bar Association's Business Committee.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Securities Litigation


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2021

About Jeffrey M. Haber

First Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Recommended in the 2010-2012 and 2014-2015 editions of The Legal 500. Recognized as a “local litigation star” in Benchmark Plaintiff (2013-2015).
  • The Legal 500, 2011–2012; 2014–2016
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008–2010; 2012–2020
  • “local litigation star” for his securities work in the 2013–2015, editions of Benchmark Plaintiff
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011, 2013-2015


  • In re Beacon Associates Litigation(Investment Counsel: $219 million
  • In re Tremont Securities Law, State Law and Insurance Litigation(more than $100 million)
  • In re Lumenis Securities Litigation ($20.1 million)
  • In re Terayon Communication Systems, Inc. Securities Litigation ($15 million)
  • In re Kit Digital Inc. Securities Litigation($6,001,999)
  • In re Marsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. Securities Litigation, $400 million
  • Edge Partners L.P. v. Dockser (settlement benefit in excess of $11 million)
  • In re Taxable Municipal Bonds Litigation ($110 million recovery)
  • In re Beazer Homes U.S.A., Inc. Securities Litigation ($30.5 million)
  • In re JDN Realty Corp. Securities Litigation($16.8 million)
  • Cheney v. Cyberguard Corp. ($10 million)
  • In re Archer Daniels Midlands Corp. Derivative Litigation (corporate governance reforms and monetary benefit in excess of $8 million).
  • In re Home Shopping Network Inc. Derivative Litigation (settlement benefit in excess of $20 million)
  • 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 Banc One Securities Litigation ($45 million)
  • In re Gilat Satellite Networks, Ltd. Securities Litigation ($20 million)
  • In re Willbros Group, Inc. Securities Litigation ($10.5 million)
  • In re The Times Mirror Co. Shareholders Litigation (settlement benefit in excess of $20 million)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “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
  • “Schleicher v. Wendt Impact: The Seventh Circuit Splits with the Fifth Circuit on Class Certification Requirements,” Securities Litigation Report, October 2010.
  • “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

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • New York City Bar Association, Securities Regulation Committee,Member
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of New York
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Commercial Litigation Committee, Member, 2019
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal, Sixth Circuit

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

425 Broadhollow Road
Suite 417
Melville, NY 11747

Phone: 631-282-8984

Fax: 631-390-6944

Last Updated: 7/9/2021

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