Meir Feder is a partner at Jones Day, where he heads the appellate group in the firm’s New York office. He has argued appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court and in eight federal circuits; he also briefs and argues state court appeals and dispositive motions in significant trial level cases. He has experience in several practice areas, including securities, antitrust, class action, consumer, criminal, and employment litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Feder was deputy chief appellate attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and before that, he prosecuted criminal cases for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
At Harvard Law School, he was Supreme Court Editor of the Harvard Law Review and argued for a championship team in the Ames Moot Court Competition. He clerked for Justice David H. Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court and before that for Judge William A. Norris on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
He was an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Law, where he taught several classes related to Supreme Court advocacy.
EDUCATION: Columbia University, B.A.; Harvard Law School, J.D.