Overview

Jed Glickstein is a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office, where he practices before trial and appellate courts around the country. He focuses his practice on complex antitrust litigation, and also brings to bear experience with a broad range of commercial litigation, including professional liability claims, ERISA and consumer financial class actions. Jed also has contributed to certiorari and merits briefing in several U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Jed joined Mayer Brown after clerking for Judge Joel Flaum on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Judge Gary Feinerman on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While in law school, he interned at the United States Attorney’s Office and was a member of the Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic. 

Experience

Antitrust

  • Drafted dispositive and other motions and handled discovery matters in an ongoing MDL challenging the terms of third-party system access for enterprise software.
  • Drafted dispositive and other motions in an ongoing antitrust MDL challenging the business structure of a nationwide dental insurance association.
  • Represented an international chemical company in an ongoing MDL alleging a worldwide price-fixing conspiracy.

Appellate

  • Obtained reversal of a $10+ million products liability case against an appliance manufacturer in Illinois appellate court.
  • Obtained affirmance of a decision dismissing RICO and other mortgage-related claims against a banking client.
  • Filed amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and courts of appeal concerning personal jurisdiction, Bivens remedies, arbitration, and other topics.
  • Briefed and argued Smith v. United States, 860 F.3d 995 (7th Cir. 2017), obtaining a reversal of the district court’s entry of summary judgment against client.

ERISA

  • Filed briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and courts of appeal concerning stable-value funds and Article III standing.
  • Drafted a variety of motions and took deposition in fiduciary breach cases against 403(b) and 401(k) plan fiduciaries.

Financial Institutions

  • Obtained dismissal or successfully compelled arbitration in several putative class actions challenging the assessment of overdraft fees by various banks.
  • Obtained dismissal of a fraud claim by former holders of auction rate securities against an indenture trustee.
  • Defeated motion for class certification by holders of residential mortgage back securities trusts in a case involving claims against the RMBS trustee.

Professional Liability

  • Drafted pre- and post-hearing briefing in a private arbitration (JAMS) against an international accounting fim whose audit client suffered a significant fraud by one of its owners. Obtained a complete victory on the claimant’s claims and a favorable award on the client’s counterclaim.
  • Drafted successful motion to dismiss securities claim against international accounting firm that alleged professional negligence in an audit of a bank placed into receivership.

Education

Yale Law School, JD

  • Essays Editor, Yale Law Journal

Yale University, BA, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois

Court

  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin