Jonathan M. Moses

Board Chair, NYC Leadership Academy; Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Jonathan M. Moses is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, which he joined in 1998. He has represented clients in diverse industries, including banks and financial institutions, media companies, and industrial firms. His practice includes government investigative proceedings and complex commercial, insurance and securities litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Moses served as an attorney for the New York Daily News, where he worked on First Amendment issues among other matters, and as a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Mr. Moses is also a former journalist having served, among other positions, as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Moses served as a speechwriter to Gov. Jim Florio of New Jersey.

Mr. Moses received an AB from Harvard University in 1988 and a JD from Columbia Law School in 1996, where he was an editor of the Law Review and a James Kent Scholar. Following graduation from Harvard, Mr. Moses was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Hong Kong.

Mr. Moses is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he currently serves on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Federal Bar Council and the American Bar Association. In 2007, he was among the Partnership for New York City’s David Rockefeller Fellows.