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Clifford Chance

31 WEST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6131, USA
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Jeff Butler

Work +12128788205
Clifford Chance LLP

Work Department

Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Risk Management, Restructuring & Insolvency


Jeff Butler has a broad range of experience litigating complex commercial cases in federal and state courts, including substantial experience coordinating cross-border litigation and other litigation in multiple jurisdictions.

Jeff has particular experience representing non-US clients with respect to contentious matters in the US, including securities class actions, financial product litigation, M&A litigation and bankruptcy-related litigation.


University of Michigan Law School (JD, Law Review) 1996, Williams College (BA, Philosophy) 1991

United States: Dispute resolution

Securities litigation - defense

Within: Securities litigation - defense

Clifford Chance in New York has 'a strong securities litigation practice and is distinct from other New York firms in that it has a broad international platform; it is a regular player in financial institution securities litigation matters'. Practice head Robert Houck is 'a standout practitioner', according to one client, who describes him as 'thoughtful and creative in his representations, and well regarded by his peers'. The firm has 17 US litigation partners and securities litigation for global financial institutions and US companies is a substantial part of their work. Houck represented ICBC Standard Bank in a class action concerning alleged manipulation of platinum and palladium benchmarks in London. Christopher Morvillo, who handled investigations by UK and US regulators for the founder of Autonomy, is recommended, as are Jeff Butler and rising star senior associate Benjamin Berringer.

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