Biography

Jerome G. Snider joined Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in 1977 after graduating with honors from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and clerking for Chief Judge David N. Edelstein in the Southern District of New York.  At Davis Polk, Jerry was a litigation partner from 1983 to 2006 in the firm’s New York and District of Columbia offices, and Litigation Department Practice Group Co-Coordinator from 2000 to 2005. 

In 2006, Jerry became Davis Polk’s first General Counsel, serving in that role until 2013, when he became the firm’s Professional Responsibility Counsel.  He is a member of the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, and various federal trial and appellate courts.

Jerry is co-author of Corporate Privileges and Confidential Information (Law Journal Press), and is also co-author of “Professional Liability” in Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (West Group and ABA).  He is a member of the NY State Bar Association Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct (“COSAC”), and the New York City Bar Association Professional Ethics Committee.  He previously served on the New York City Bar Association Professional Responsibility Committee and Professional Discipline Committee.

Since 2013, Jerry has taught Professional Responsibility as Adjunct Professor of Law or Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, Fordham University School of Law, and New York University School of Law.

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