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Jordan W. Siev

Jordan W. Siev

Reed Smith LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jordan is the Chair of Reed Smith’s Financial Services Litigation group, and is Vice Chair of the firm’s Financial Industry Group. His representation of financial institutions and hedge funds focuses on litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He also regularly handles arbitrations before FINRA, JAMS and AAA arbitration panels, and defends financial institutions in major class and derivative actions. Additionally, Jordan has represented financial institutions and hedge fund groups in some of the most hotly contested bankruptcy litigations in recent years.

Jordan's practice is at the cutting edge of structured products litigation, including representing liquidators in the largest CDO fund litigation in history, as well as multiple financial industry players in other structured products litigations and out of court disputes, including disputes related to structured investment vehicles. Jordan also routinely counsels clients regarding potential risks and rewards relating to their structured products investment strategies.
Jordan's practice also includes representation of high net worth individuals and public figures, including in the entertainment and sports fields, in courtroom and out-of-court disputes.

Jordan is a frequent writer and speaker on financial services litigation matters, and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of the New York City chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Employment History
  • 2008 - Reed Smith
    • Head of Financial Services Litigation, and Vice Chair, Financial Industry Group Former Co-Chair, U.S. Commercial Litigation Group
    • Former Managing Partner for the New York Office
    • Former Practice Group Leader, Eastern Commercial Litigation group
  • 1988 - Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.

Interests
Jordan's interests include running, ice hockey, wine and travel.

Practice Areas

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Complex Litigation
Financial Industry Group
Derivatives & Structured Products
Hedge Funds
Complex Litigation Group Strategy
Financial Services Litigation

Education
New York University School of Law, 1988, J.D.
George Washington University, 1985, B.B.A., Finance, with distinction

Professional Admissions / Qualifications
New York

Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York

Jordan W. Siev is associated with the following items:
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Your First 90 Days in a Firm, Thursday, September 29, 2016
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters White Paper: Hiring Partners Reveal New Attorney Readiness for Real World Practice, LexisNexis InfoPro Community (2015) - Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Thursday, February 22, 2018
Tina Karkera, Surviving Your First Year: A How-To Guide for New Associates (Fall 2010) - Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Thursday, February 22, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Wednesday, August 08, 2018, New York, NY
Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Tuesday, November 27, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Wednesday, August 08, 2018, New York, NY
Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2018, Tuesday, November 27, 2018, New York, NY
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