Jeff Kern is a partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations, and International Trade Practice Group in the firm's New York office. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts.
Jeff's practice encompasses securities and insurance regulation, compliance, and litigation as well as internal investigations and white collar defense. He represents broker-dealers and associated individuals who are the focus of SEC, FINRA and other regulatory investigations and provides guidance in the FINRA membership application and business expansion process. He has particular expertise with SRO litigation, corporate investigations and investigative testimony.
In addition, Jeff is a seasoned litigator who has conducted over 70 trials and SRO disciplinary hearings. He has also conducted numerous criminal, regulatory and private sector investigations. He speaks frequently on litigation and investigative strategy and has appeared numerous times in print and on network television as a legal commentator. Jeff over-sees the firm's New York summer associate trial advocacy program.