Shearman & Sterling (New York)

Jerome S. Fortinsky

Shearman & Sterling (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Jerome Fortinsky, a partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, focuses his practice on securities, antitrust and other complex commercial litigation. In recent years, Legal 500 has described Mr. Fortinsky as “incredibly smart,” “very knowledgeable,” “astute and highly commercial,” “highly competent in every respect, with expert litigation skills,” and has said he “garners high praise” for his work and “is very strategic in his legal analysis and always thinks about five steps ahead.” He has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers seven times. Mr. Fortinsky is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a “Noted Practitioner” in securities litigation. Mr. Fortinsky joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1998. From 1988 to 1991, he worked in the Office of Governor Mario M. Cuomo, where he rose to become Assistant to the Governor for Regional Affairs in 1990. He served as a law clerk to Judge Edward R. Korman of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, from 1987 to 1988.

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206 Bulletin

Adam S. Hakki, Beau W. Buffier, Brian G. Burke, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Jerome S. Fortinsky, Richard F. Schwed, Stephen Fishbein, Stephen Mavroghenis The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York awards plaintiffs $162 million in first-ever civil price-fixing verdict against Chinese companies (In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation)


On March 14, 2013, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York returned a verdict in In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:06-md-1738 (E.D.N.Y.), finding that two Chinese companies had unlawfully fixed prices and controlled the supply of vitamin C exports from China to the United States. (...)

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