Nathaniel Marmon

Nathaniel E. Marmon is a Counsel at JFB Legal. As a young lawyer, Nathaniel cut his teeth working with Jack on a multi-billion-dollar trial and appeal, quickly learning the value of hard work and exceptional preparation. Almost a decade later, Nathaniel is now a seasoned commercial litigator with experience successfully handling high-stakes, complex matters for sophisticated clients across a wide array of industries. He has represented banks, accounting firms, insurance companies, investment funds, real-estate developers, and high-net-worth individuals in commercial disputes involving securities violations, business torts, breach of contract, and a variety of other claims. On all matters, Nathaniel focuses on delivering pragmatic, thoughtful, and straightforward advice; on winning cases, where possible, or resolving them efficiently; and on always communicating with clients, lawyers, and judges in a clear, careful, and persuasive way.

Education

  • New York University Law School, J.D., 2006

    • New York University Law Review, Associate Editor

  • Yeshiva University, B.A., 2000

    • Computer Science

Civil Litigation

  • Represented Citibank in federal trial concerning mistaken transfer of funds to investment managers and lenders involved in a $900 million syndicated loan.
  • Represented Citigroup in connection with successful defense of $30 billion lawsuit brought by the bankruptcy administrator of Parmalat S.r.l., including major victory on summary judgment and $365 million jury verdict in favor of Citigroup on its counterclaims.
  • Represented the hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners in $60 million breach of contract/compensation dispute with former partner/employee, including award by trial court in New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division of summary judgment in favor of defendants on all issues. Retained by Harbinger after joining Hogan Lovells to work as co-counsel with Paul Weiss in connection with successful defense of appeal in the First Department.
  • Represented a national insurance company in $100 million coverage litigation.
  • Represented a national insurance company in pre-litigation counseling concerning coverage for long-tail exposure liability.
  • Represented a media company in contract litigation arising out of asset purchase.
  • Represented a lender in multiple disputes over the terms of non-recourse loans.
  • Represented California plaintiffs in connection with enforcement proceeding and related action in New York Supreme Court respecting plaintiffs’ $8.5 million jury award.
  • Represented the Morgans Hotel Group in connection with expedited derivative litigation in Delaware Chancery Court involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty brought by dissident director.
  • Represented a private-equity fund in connection with expedited litigation in Delaware Chancery Court involving claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty brought by former partner. Represented fund in ongoing litigation respecting enforcement of parties’ settlement agreement.
  • Represented Wells Fargo in connection with First Department appeal concerning application of CPLR 3408(f) and other foreclosure-related litigation.
  • Represented Citigroup in connection with defense of various lawsuits related to the collapse of the auction rate securities market.
  • Represented corporate directors in connection with successful defense of civil lawsuits asserting violations of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act.

Legal Aid & Pro Bono Matters

  • Lead trial counsel in pro-bono representation of indigent mother in Family Court proceeding to terminate mother’s parental rights.
  • Assisted Legal Aid in successful pro-bono representation of indigent worker prosecuting wage and hour litigation in Queens County Supreme Court.
  • Assisted Legal Aid in successful pro-bono representation of low-income, Chinese-speaking restaurant workers in prosecution of wage and hour litigation in the Eastern District.

Lupkin LLP, New York, NY (2018-2020)

  • Counsel

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York, NY (2014-2018)

  • Litigation Associate

Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP, New York, NY (2012-2013)

  • Litigation Associate

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY (2006-2012)

  • Litigation Associate

Bar Admissions

  • New York State
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • American Bar Association

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