Class Action MVP: Skadden's Jay Kasner

Law360, Houston (December 18, 2012, 7:17 PM EST) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP’s Jay Kasner successfully defended a bevy of wealth management banks from securities class actions and set legal precedent along the way that has reverberated throughout the Second Circuit, earning him a spot on Law360’s Class Action MVPs.

A partner with Skadden’s New York offices who heads the firm’s securities litigation practice, Kasner led a team that successfully defended Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. in an unprecedented appeal to the Second Circuit of an auction-rate securities class action arising from...
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