Jason B. Sherry is Of Counsel at BFW. His practice focuses on partnership disputes, contract interpretation, class actions, and other complex civil litigation, including pretrial proceedings, trials, and appeals. Jason attended New York University School of Law, after graduating from the University of Florida Phi Beta Kappa. While in law school, Jason worked for three years under Arthur R. Miller, author of the seminal treatise Federal Practice and Procedure. Jason went on to be an associate for four years in the litigation department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, a premier international law firm in New York, and later joined an elite Miami litigation boutique.

Jason has also published several articles on emerging legal trends. One recent article, published by Bloomberg, was recognized with the 2016 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, a prestigious award jointly presented by the U.S. Library of Congress and American Bar Association that recognizes significant achievements in legal scholarship.

Jason is admitted to practice before the Courts of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits and the District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the Southern District of Florida. Jason serves on the Board of the South Florida chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis 40 Under 40 Award and is a member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Cystic Fibrosis 40 Under 40 Award
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee

Awards and Recognition

  • 2016 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

Publications

  • Jason B. Sherry, The Ascendancy of Ascertainability as a Threshold Requirement for Certification, Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report, May 2015
  • Jason B. Sherry, Trends in Recent Class Action Ascertainability Decisions, Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report, October 2015.