Jason Leckerman > Ballard Spahr LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
1735 MARKET STREET, 51ST FLOOR
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-7599
PENNSYLVANIA
United States

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner and Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department

Career

Jason A. Leckerman is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. He focuses on antitrust and competition, product liability, and commercial litigation and regularly counsels clients on antitrust compliance and risk. In addition, he assists private and public companies in analyzing potential mergers and acquisitions, and in obtaining clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.

At Ballard Spahr, Jason is a member of the Expanded Board, Partner-in-Charge of the litigation mentoring program in the Philadelphia office, and is Partner-in-Charge of the United Way Campaign.

Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States

Memberships

American Bar Association

Ballard Spahr’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

Community Legal Services, President

Philadelphia Legal Assistance, President

Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2001) 
Member, Order of the Coif
Recipient, James A. Manderino Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy

George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1998)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Monopolization and conspiracy cases form the core of Ballard Spahr LLP‘s antitrust group, which represents clients on both side of the aisle. Leslie John, who has a particular focus on the pharmaceutical and health care industries, leads the practice from Philadelphia, where Jason Leckerman and Stephen Kastenberg are further key members of the team. In New York, James Mitchell is specialized in the securities industry, while Philadelphia-based Edward Rogers handles cases relating to monopolization and conspiracy claims. Denise Plunkett  left the firm in January 2021.