David Geronemus, Esq.

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Securities
David Geronemus is one of the most respected and sought after dispute resolution professionals. He has been a full-time neutral with JAMS since 1994. A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, Mr. Geronemus has taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution on an adjunct basis at Yale and Columbia Law Schools.

Mr. Geronemus has settled hundreds of cases, including many involving commercial and securities disputes.

Representative Mediations

  • A case arising out of the failure of a savings and loan holding company involving claims of securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty
  • A class action arising out of the failure of a mortgage lender
  • A class action involving claims of securities fraud arising out of a decline in the price of a company that manufactures medical devices
  • A dispute between a pension fund and a broker arising out of the sale of collateralized mortgage obligations; the case contained allegations under the securities laws and ERISA
  • A dispute between the trustee of a securitized portfolio of receivables and a noteholder regarding responsibility for losses on the portfolio
  • A dispute between two public companies, both in Chapter 11 proceedings, involving allegations of securities fraud as well as preference claims
  • A dispute involving a contract between an institution that loaned securities and one that borrowed them relating to distributions on shorted securities
  • A securities class action arising out of disclosures regarding the progress of certain medical trials
  • A securities class action arising out of financial statement disclosures
  • Disputes arising out of the sale and financing of securitized portfolios of automobile leases, involving securities law, contract claims, and insurance coverage issues
  • Settlement of a securities fraud case in the telecommunications industry involving claims by a bondholder and a class of stockholders

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Designated with the highest level ranking (Band 1) in Mediation, Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2016 and 2017
  • Recognized in Who's Who Legal in the practice area of Mediation, 2016, 2017
  • Recognized as one of seven most highly regarded individuals in the U.S. of Who’s Who Legal in the practice area of Insurance and Reinsurance, 2015
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer, ADR Category, Best Lawyers in America, since 2007
  • Recognized as a New York Super Lawyer by Law & Politics since 2007
  • Registered Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York

Background and Education

  • Mediator, JAMS, 1994-present
  • Partner, Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, Washington, D.C. and New York, 1990-1994
  • Associate and Partner, Rogovin, Huge & Schiller, Washington, D.C., 1984-1989
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, 1983-1984
  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge Collins Seitz, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1982-1983
  • J.D., New York University Law School, 1982 (Senior Articles Editor, N.Y.U. Law Review; N.Y.U. Alumni Association Award; John Norton Pomeroy Prize, the Leonard M. Henkin Prize; Member, Order of the Coif)
  • M.B.A., Columbia University Graduate School of Business, 1980 (Roswell C. McCrea Prize, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society)
  • B.A., Wesleyan, 1975

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