Jason W. Burge is a Partner in the law firm of Fishman Haygood, L.L.P. in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practices in the Firm’s Litigation section, primarily in the areas of securities arbitration and litigation, lender liability, and general commercial litigation. Jason regularly represents investors (individuals, institutions, and pension funds) in cases against brokers, investment advisors, and/or investment banks. He has represented investors in cases against independent broker-dealers involving the sale of direct participation programs and multiple institutions in cases relating to the sale of auction rate securities. In the field of lender liability, Jason regularly represents borrowers in disputes with their lenders or swap counterparties alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and/or fraud.
He received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2006. While in law school, Jason was a Florence Allen Scholar and Order of The Coif, and served on the Editorial Board of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law. He is the co- author of numerous law review articles on arbitration and arbitrability, including Defining “Customer”: A Survey of Who Can Demand FINRA Arbitration, published in the Louisiana Law Review in 2013, Analyzing the Application of Statutes of Limitations in Arbitration, published in the Gonzaga Law Review in 2014, A Compelling Case for Streamlining Venue of Actions to Enjoin Arbitration, published in the Tulane Law Review in 2014, and Crafting an Argument that Statues of Limitations Do Not Apply in Arbitration, published in the PIABA Bar Journal in 2015. Jason received a B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from the Ohio State University in 2000, and a B.M. in Music Composition, summa cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans in 2003.
Jason is a fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and a member of the Louisiana State, Federal, and American Bar Associations. He can be contacted at (504) 586-5241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.