JEROME P. COLEMAN

Partner

jcoleman@putneylaw.com
(212) 682-0020

Admissions

New York
District of Columbia

United States Supreme Court

United States Courts of Appeals
for the Second and Third Circuits

Education

Law School: Georgetown University Law Center

Undergraduate: Princeton University, cum laude

Biography

JEROME P. COLEMAN is an experienced trial lawyer defending matters in federal and state courts for management exclusively in commercial litigation and labor and employment law, including matters before the National Labor Relations Board, various state and federal regulatory agencies and arbitration venues. He is also the Chairman of the firm’s Practice Group on trade secrets and noncompete agreements.

Mr. Coleman is a graduate of Princeton University, cum laude, and Georgetown University Law Center.

Mr. Coleman started his career clerking for a member of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC. His practice areas include counseling in employment matters, alternative dispute resolution, employment defense litigation, trade secrets and covenants not to compete, corporate investigations, and commercial litigation.

Mr. Coleman has written extensively and lectured widely on these topics, has presented numerous CLE conferences, and has appeared as an expert commentator on various television, radio, and Internet programs, including CNN and Court TV, and in various national publications.

Mr. Coleman has chaired various committees of the New York State and national Bar Associations. He is a former president of The University Club, New York City and his class at Princeton. He is a governor of The University Cottage Club, Vice Chairman of the Archdiocesan Inner City Schools Committee (Lawyer’s Division), a Trustee of the Rye Historical Society, a Member of the Rye City Council Landmarks Advisory Committee and a former Director of the Quogue Association. He achieved a Crystal Peabody Award for his pro bono work and was honored as Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Coleman has been listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in American Law since 1997, and for several years has been designated a New York Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine, and is a New York City selection for the “Which Lawyer?” directory of the Practical Law Company, London, England.

Community Service/Nonprofits/etc

New York State Bar Association
Former Executive Committee, and Chairman, Labor Arbitration Committee, Empire State Council

American Bar Association
Corporate Counsel Committee, Litigation Section

Vice Chairman of the Archdiocesan Inner City Schools Committee
Lawyer’s Division

Governor of the University Cottage Club

Trustee of the Rye Historical Society and
Member of the Rye City Council Landmarks Advisory Committee

Former Director of the Quogue Association

Crystal Peabody Award

Former President of University Club, New York

Awards

Super Lawyers

Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

National Association of Distinguished Counsel

America’s Most Honored Professionals