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Jordan Eliot Yarett

Jordan Eliot Yarett, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1980, New York 1984. Named a Dealmaker of Year, American Lawyer magazine, 2007. Member American Bar Association (subcommittee on securitization of assets), National Association Bond Lawyers, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Yarett, Jordan Eliot was born on February 26, 1953 in New York City. Son of J.W. and Eva A. (Adler) Yarett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1978.

    Career

    • Law clerk to presiding justice Superior Court Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1978-1980. Associate Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, 1980-1984. Managing partner structured finance group Battle, Fowler, Jaffin & Kheel, New York City, 1985—1999.

      Partner corporation department Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, since 1999, co-head finance group.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1980, New York 1984.

    Works

    • Associate editor University Pennsylvania Law Review, 1976-1977, comment editor, 1977-1978.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (subcommittee on securitization of assets), National Association Bond Lawyers, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Ann Robbins, October 9, 1983.
    • father: J.W. Yarett
    • mother: Eva A. (Adler) Yarett
    • spouse: Susan Ann Robbins
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    Born February 26, 1953
    (age 64)
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