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Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll Names Benjamin F. Jackson Partner

Cohen Milstein

January 8, 2024



WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, one of the nation’s leading plaintiffs’ law firms, has named Benjamin F. Jackson as the firm’s newest partner, effective January 1, 2024.

Jackson is a member of the Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice and is based in New York City. He represents institutional and individual shareholders in derivative lawsuits and securities class actions. He is currently litigating multiple cases involving large corporations including Bayer AG, Nikola Corporation, and EQT Corporation.

Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Jackson worked at a highly regarded national defense firm as a litigation associate, focusing on securities, antitrust, white-collar investigations, and intellectual property litigation. He served as a law clerk to both the Honorable Katherine B. Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

“Ben has proven himself to be a committed and exceptionally hard-working attorney, and I am beyond pleased to call him my partner,” said Benjamin D. Brown, managing partner of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll. “I look forward to his continued success and positive contributions to the firm.”

Jackson received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis where he was a Lien Scholar. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School where he served as forum chair of the Harvard Law Review and won the Ames Moot Court Competition. Jackson currently serves as the secretary of the Institute for Law and Economic Policy (ILEP).


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