Jerome B. Falk, Jr. has extensive experience both as a trial and appellate lawyer. A senior partner with Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, he is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law. Mr. Falk has represented clients in the Supreme Court of the United States and the California Supreme Court, as well as in the Ninth Circuit, California Court of Appeal and in other trial and intermediate appellate state and federal courts. His practice has included substantial cases in the fields of securities, antitrust, contracts, real property sales and financing, insurance coverage, professional liability, environmental, intellectual property and constitutional law. He is frequently engaged to act as litigation counsel on behalf of other attorneys, law firms and judges.
Mr. Falk's clients have prevailed in 87% of the appeals in which he represented the respondent or appellee, and prevailed in 68% of the appeals in which he represented an appellant challenging an unfavorable judgment.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Falk served as Law Clerk to Justice William O. Douglas of the Supreme Court of the United States, following which he joined his present firm. Some of Mr. Falk's clients include The Irvine Company, McKesson Corporation, Genentech, Inc., Toshiba, Inc., Citicorp Real Estate, Inc., The Oakland Raiders and the State of California.