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Jason Rothschild

Senior Counsel

Jason advises clients on a range of complex legal, regulatory and contractual matters. Jason has particular expertise advising investment management, private equity funds and pension plan companies.

Jason most recently worked as a senior ERISA and client services counsel to a multinational investment management firm, where he led and managed negotiations of billion-dollar contracts with institutional clients.


Pro bono

Professional Advisory Council and Legal Adviser.

Rett Syndrome Research Trust.

Published Work

  • Faculty speaker: ALI-ABA audio seminar, “The 25% Exception Under ERISA’s “Plan Assets” Rules: Withdrawals May Deposit Investment Funds Into ERISA Coverage,” March 12, 2009
  • Co-authored article, “Unwitting Violations of ERISA 25 Percent Test,” in Wednesday, Dec 31, 2008 issue of Law360
  • Co-authored article, “ERISA and Severance Pay Arrangements,” in October 2007 issue of Employee Benefit Plan Review
  • Co-authored article, “Has the Supreme Court Said “Yea-tes” to Section 414(q): Revisiting Top Hat Plans in Light of Yates,” in January 7, 2005 issue of Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal



Admitted in the Bar of New York, 2001


Boston University School of Law, J.D., International Law Journal, 2000

Union College, B.A., Political Science, 1995 (Departmental Honours)  

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.