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Jason S. Cowart

Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP

New York, NY, USA

Jason S. Cowart, a Pomerantz partner, has over 10 years' litigation experience, primarily concerning securities fraud. He has played an instrumental role in some of the Firm's most significant victories, including In re Salomon Analysts AT&T Sec. Litig.  Mr. Cowart has been the lead Pomerantz attorney on several recent cases that were successfully resolved including In Re Pfizer Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation ($75 million recovery), In re American Italian Pasta Company Sec. Litig. ($28.5 million recovery), and In re Force Protection Sec. Litig. ($24 million settlement). Mr. Cowart currently represents investors in litigation related to the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme and serves as co-lead counsel in Perry v. Duoyuan Printing, Inc., a securities fraud case. He is Secretary of the National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys and regularly speaks publicly on a broad range of issues important to institutional investors.

Mr. Cowart graduated cum laude from Northwestern University Law School in 1999. While in law school, he was an editor of the Journal of International Law and Business.  After law school, Mr. Cowart served as a law clerk to United States District Court Judge Richard Enslen. Thereafter, for over four years he was an associate at a major New York litigation firm, where he concentrated his practice on complex commercial litigation including antitrust, contract, fraud, and healthcare-related matters. Mr. Cowart is the co-author of "State Immunity, Political Accountability" and Alden v. Maine, 75 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1069 (2000). 

Mr. Cowart is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Western District of Michigan, District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court.


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