Jeffery Resetarits

Jeffrey Resetarits


Jeffrey is an experienced litigator who represents clients in complex commercial litigations, including securities, antitrust, and consumer class actions, and in regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and FINRA.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeffrey was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice hired through the Attorney General’s Honors Program, and a law clerk to Judge Warren J. Ferguson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Napoleon A. Jones, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.


Representative matters

Global banks, including Bank of America, Mizuho, and Bank of Nova Scotia, in class actions asserting violations of the antitrust laws, RICO, and the Commodity Exchange Act related to various financial benchmarks.

Multiple global banks and corporations in connection with investigations by DOJ, SEC, CFTC, and FINRA.

Global banks including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley in securities class actions on behalf of investors in companies such as Alibaba, Schering-Plough, Enron, and Adeptus.

A global bank in connection with multiple lawsuits related to the collapse of the then-largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox.

Senior executives and global corporations, including Fairfax, FLAG Telecom, and China-Biotics, in connection with securities class actions.

Major banks and senior executives in connection with False Claims Act and FIRREA investigations and litigations brought by DOJ.



Published Work

  • Resetarits, Jeffrey, (2014) Chapter on U.S. litigation, Chambers Legal Practice Guides
  • Resetarits, Jeffrey, (2011) “Challenging Loss Causation in the Second Circuit”, Law360


  • National Practice Area Star and Local Litigation Star in commercial litigation, antitrust litigation, and securities litigation, Benchmark Litigation, 2020-2024



New York, 2000

Massachusetts, 1998


United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


B.A., Georgetown University, 1991

J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1998

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.