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Jason R. Halpin

Jason R. Halpin

Associate, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

Mr. Halpin’s practice spans an array of industries. He helps clients resolve issues in complex litigation in both federal and state courts, with a focus on class action defense and commercial disputes. Mr. Halpin serves clients at all stages of litigation, including fact investigation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, and appeals.

Areas of Focus

Complex Commercial Litigation

Mr. Halpin represents a number of large clients in complex litigation, particularly in the class action setting. In addition, he has experience in securities litigation. Representative clientele include:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Fortune 100 companies
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers
  • Office electronics companies
  • Consumer electronics retailers

Commercial Disputes

Mr. Halpin has experience deciphering the myriad issues that can arise when the breakdown of a business relationship results in litigation. Representative issues include:

  • Duties owed by a title insurance agent to a title insurer
  • Contractual subordination of debt
  • Contractual indemnification of attorneys’ fees for officers and directors

Professional Responsibility and Attorney Ethics

As the legal industry evolves, so do the rules governing lawyers’ conduct. Mr. Halpin has in-depth knowledge of these ethical standards and has employed that knowledge in defending attorneys against allegations of conflicts of interest.

Credentials

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)

  • Order of the Coif
  • Editor-in-Chief, Seton Hall Law Review

Boston University (B.S.)

  • Trustee and Associate Editor, Daily Free Press

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable Katharine S. Hayden, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2010-2011

Judicial extern to the Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia, New Jersey Supreme Court, Morristown, NJ, 2008