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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

1701 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-2921, USA
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Work +1 215 963 5000
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Fax +1 215 963 5001
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www.morganlewis.com

Jami McKeon

Tel:
Work 215 963 5638
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Jami Wintz McKeon is Chair-elect of the Firm and a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. McKeon's practice focuses on complex litigation, including class and mass actions, and civil and regulatory proceedings. She has more than 25 years of experience handling high-stakes, crisis litigation and investigations related to business disputes, fraud litigation, class action cases, and matters arising from or related to business combinations, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures. Ms. McKeon has substantial experience handling cases and counseling clients on litigation issues in the financial services and technology industries. Ms. McKeon has led teams in bank-related investigations and litigation, including those related to mortgage, credit card, and trust issues. She currently leads the Morgan Lewis team representing one of the world's largest banks in mortgage and credit card-related regulatory and litigation matters. Ms. McKeon has held many leadership positions at the firm and most recently served as leader of the Litigation Practice. Under Ms. McKeon's leadership, Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice has expanded internationally in London and Moscow and has become a destination point for key government officials who have joined the practice from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney General's office. During her tenure, the Litigation Practice has also received a number of accolades. BTI Consulting Group named Morgan Lewis a "Powerhouse - Best of the Best" for complex commercial litigation in their Litigation Outlook 2013, and in 2012 the practice was named one of The Legal Intelligencer's "Pennsylvania Litigation Departments of the Year." For more information, view Ms. McKeon's biography at www.morganlewis.com/bios/jmckeon.

Member

Member, American Bar Association; Member, International Association of Defense Counsel; Former Chair, Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association; Faculty Advisory Board Member, Academy of Advocacy; Editorial Board, Villanova Law Review; Member, Order of the Coif

Education

Villanova University School of Law, 1981, J.D.; Pennsylvania State University, 1978, B.A.


United States: Dispute resolution

Financial services litigation

Within: Financial services litigation

'Drawing on a variety of transactional and litigation experience', the 'responsive, hardworking and knowledgeable' team at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has a particularly strong reputation in the consumer finance space for banks, broker-dealers, trust companies and funds. 'Capable of adding value on litigation and pre-litigation disputes across a variety of securitization transactions and subject matters', the firm has an excellent track record representing clients in RMBS cases. 'Creative, thoughtful and knowledgeable' Michael Kraut in New York is at the forefront of most of the firm's work in this area and is noted for his 'knowledge of changing trustee practices based on industry developments and case law evolution'. Led out of New York and Washington DC by Kenneth Schacter and Jon Roellke respectively, the firm is also representing Morgan Stanley as a defendant in a benchmark antitrust case involving the Australian BBSW rate (its equivalent of Libor). Miami-based Robert Brochin, Philadelphia-based firm chair Jami Wintz McKeon, and Boston-based Elaine McChesney are also recommended.

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