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Jordan D. Schiffman

Jordan D. Schiffman

Managing Director, Head, Employment Legal Americas
Stamford, CT, USA

Jordan D. Schiffman began his career as a litigator at the law firm of Seward & Kissel.  He continued litigating employment matters at the employment law boutique of Roberts & Finger LLP.  At Roberts & Finger, he litigated the first Legal Activities Law case brought under New York's Labor Law §201-d, the facts of which were later converted into an episode of the television program "L.A. Law."  His in-house counsel career began in the employment law group at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company where he stayed until he joined UBS AG as a Director in 2000.  Over time Mr. Schiffman was promoted to Managing Director and headed UBS Investment Bank's U.S. Employment Law team.  After briefly leaving UBS in 2009 to work at MF Global, he returned in 2011 to head UBS' Regional Employment Law team for the Americas, which covers all employment law matters for the entirety of UBS' businesses.

Mr. Schiffman is admitted in New York, Connecticut and as an In-House Counsel in New Jersey, as well as various federal courts.  Mr. Schiffman has also guest lectured on employment law issues at Columbia University Law School. 


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