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Jay W. Cho

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5255
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Mr. Cho is an associate in the Litigation Department in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He has experience representing clients in a wide variety of business disputes in state and federal courts. His practice focuses on business and complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, trade secret, unfair competition, and unfair business practices claims.

During law school, Mr. Cho served as a judicial extern to the Honorable William Bassler in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and as a judicial intern at the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey. Prior to law school, Mr. Cho was a senior associate at a consulting firm specializing in advising the intelligence community in Washington, D.C. Mr. Cho also served as Program Assistant to Ambassador Richard Murphy at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Cho was recently named to the 2014 Lawyers of Color Hotlist, which recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession.

Mr. Cho is an associate in the Litigation Department in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He has experience representing clients in a wide variety of business disputes in state and federal courts. His practice focuses on business and complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, trade secret, unfair competition, and unfair business practices claims.

During law school, Mr. Cho served as a judicial extern to the Honorable William Bassler in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and as a judicial intern at the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey. Prior to law school, Mr. Cho was a senior associate at a consulting firm specializing in advising the intelligence community in Washington, D.C. Mr. Cho also served as Program Assistant to Ambassador Richard Murphy at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Cho was recently named to the 2014 Lawyers of Color Hotlist, which recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession.

Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University Law School, Newark
  • M.A., University of Cambridge
  • B.A., New York University
    Phi Beta Kappa
    University Honors Scholar
    Baird-McCraken Scholar

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyer’s Association
  • American Bar Association