Jay B. Kasner leads Skadden’s national securities litigation practice, which has been recognized nine consecutive times as one of the Fearsome Foursome — the four elite litigation practices — and named a “powerhouse” in securities and finance litigation by BTI Consulting. Mr. Kasner is widely recognized as one of the country’s top litigators handling securities, corporate and takeover litigation, and general commercial matters. He represents financial institutions, as well as a diverse group of public companies and their directors and officers in their most crucial securities matters, including actions arising under federal and state securities and corporate laws. He has been ranked repeatedly in the top tier for nationwide securities litigation in Chambers USA, is one of only three lawyers listed in Chambers as a “star individual” for New York securities litigation, and received its Business Trial Lawyer Award for Excellence in 2018. He has been named Distinguished Leader by the New York Law Journal — which also recognized Skadden as its Litigation Department of the Year — and a Litigation Trailblazer by the National Law Journal.