Jordana Haviv

Partner, New York

Jordana is an experienced litigator with expertise in complex commercial, white collar, employment and securities litigation; internal investigations; and international arbitration.  She has counseled and represented clients, on both the plaintiff and defense side, in sectors ranging from financial services to media and entertainment to education in a wide variety of matters in both federal and state court.

Prior to joining Roche Freedman, Jordana was a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and had the privilege of clerking for the Honorable Victor Marrero, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.

Jordana was named a New York Metro Area Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2021.

Jordana’s engagements include:

  • Representing insurers responding to claims under representations and warranties policies issued in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.

  • Serving as trial counsel to a leading financial services institution in a federal lawsuit against a large mortgage originator arising from a failed merger.

  • Defending individual in international money laundering investigation brought by the Department of Justice.

  • Representing plaintiffs in securities class action lawsuits against cryptocurrency exchanges and issuers.

  • Representing individual in crypto-currency escrow account dispute.

  • Counsel for Columbia University in a variety of Title IX matters, including obtaining dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a student alleging violation of Title IX and other claims arising out of alleged defamation and harassment of plaintiff by another student.

  • Counsel for the National Football League in its landmark concussion litigation class action settlement and related cases.

  • Counsel for global corporation in arbitration of contract dispute before the International Chamber of Commerce.

  • Counsel and advise corporate clients regarding enforcement of non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements.

  • Pro bono representation of minor client asserting violations of his Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights by a police officer’s unlawful arrest and use of excessive force in connection with the ACLU’s Justice Lab initiative.

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

  • Amherst College, B.A., cum laude in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought

  • New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Second Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Fifth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York

Hon. Victor Marrero U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York