Jeffrey J. Masters

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Jeffrey J. Masters

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2931 | +1 215 994 2222

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Jeffrey J. Masters is an associate in the firm’s litigation group.  Mr. Masters represents and advises corporate and individual clients in connection with lawsuits in state and federal court, and focuses his practice on white collar, securities, and other complex commercial litigation. Mr. Masters has defended publicly traded companies and their officers and directors in securities class action litigation, derivative litigation, and merger litigation, and has experience representing officers, directors, and other individuals in DOJ, FBI, SEC, and internal investigations.  Mr. Masters has represented clients from across a number of industries, including asset management, banking, entertainment, legal, pharmaceutical, and private equity. 

Mr. Masters also maintains an active pro bono practice. For example, Mr. Masters has successfully represented a prisoner alleging a violation of his right to practice his religion, as well as an individual who received a criminal charge after exercising his right to free speech. He has also successfully represented Guantanamo Bay detainees, for which he earned the firm’s Samuel E. Klein pro bono award.

Mr. Masters was a Dechert summer associate in 2015.

Education
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2013
  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., 2016, summa cum laude, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance as a Law Student, Outstanding Oral Advocate Award, Associate Editor of the Drexel Law Review
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania