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Eric H. Jaso
Eric H. Jaso
Eric H. Jaso, a former federal prosecutor and official of the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education, draws on his extensive previous experience in government and private practice in representing whistleblowers who report fraud against the government.
has participated in cases that have recovered billions of dollars of taxpayer money to the federal and state governments, including qui tam cases against GlaxoSmithKline PLC
($3 billion), McKesson Corp.
($365 million) and Forest Labs ($313 million).
also handles white collar criminal matters and appeals, as well as a wide variety of complex litigation, primarily in the federal courts.
successfully appealed a federal criminal conviction in United States v. Curley, 639 F.3d 50 (2d Cir. 2011) and the defendant went on to win acquittal at his
represented 15 proposed amici curiae in Abbott v. Burke, a controversial school funding case before the New Jersey Supreme Court
Prior to joining Fleming.Ruvoldt PLLC, Eric was a counsel at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, a partner at the Boies Schiller "spinoff" firm Stone & Magnanini LLP, and a partner at Seeger Weiss LLP.
At these firms, Eric
handled numerous whistleblower cases as well as complex commercial and criminal matters.
From 2003 to 2008, Eric worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, serving in the Securities & Health Care Fraud Unit as well as the Appeals Division.
During the first term of President George W. Bush, Eric
was appointed Counselor to then-Assistant Attorney General Michael Chertoff at the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division, where he
was responsible for policy and legislation, and as a Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education
, where Eric
advised Department officials in the areas of postsecondary education and regulatory affairs.
During the mid-Nineties, Eric
served as an Associate Independent Counsel in the "Whitewater" investigation under Kenneth W. Starr, where he
served on two trial teams and participated in the videotaped deposition of President Clinton at the White House.
Eric earned his law degree at the University of Chicago, and received his bachelor's degree in Government with honors from Harvard.
clerked for the Hon. Alice M. Batchelder on the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
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