Party affiliation: Democrat
Jeffrey L. Kessler, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1978, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1978, United States Court Appeals (1st, 2d, 3d, 8th, 11th & Federal circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985. Named one of 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business, Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal, 2008; Kent scholar, 1975-1976, Stone scholar, 1976-1977.
Associate Weil, Gotshal & Manges, New York City, 1977-1985, partner, 1985—2003, Dewey Ballantine LLP, New York City, 2003—2008, co-chair litigation department, 2003—2008. Partner Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, since 2008, co-chair global litigation department and sports litigation department, since 2008, chair global litigation department, since 2010. Adjunct associate professor Fordham Law School, 1988-1998.
Adjunct professor Law School Columbia University, since 2005. Founder, board advisors study private antitrust litigation Georgetown University, 1983-1985. Member executive and management committee Dewey Ballantine LLP, New York City, New York, since 2003.
Board visitors Columbia University Law School, since 2009.
Member American Bar Association (antitrust law section, vice-chairman Sherman Act Section 2 committee 1989-1990, chairman international law committee 1990-1994, co-chairman public committee 1994-1996, council member 1996-1999, international task force 2001-2003), Columbia College Alumni Association (board directors 1996-1999), Phi Beta Kappa.