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Jeremy D. Mishkin
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7246
F: 215-772-7620

Biography

Jeremy D. Mishkin is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department, Chair of the firm’s E-Commerce, Social Media and Web-Based Business Practice Group, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Crisis Management Practice Group. From 1996 until 2003, he served as managing partner of the firm. His practice emphasizes complex commercial matters, catastrophic injury, technology, the Internet and First Amendment/Media Law issues. He has handled litigation and served as national and regional counsel for corporate clients who have been sued in numerous product liability lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions. He has tried cases involving RICO, libel, computer hardware and software, complex mechanical products and industrial chemicals.

Selected Representations

  • Represented Internet information search company Intelius in successfully moving to dismiss Internet defamation, New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and various other common law and statutory claims in New Jersey federal court
  • Designated National Coordinating Counsel for companies facing product liability, industrial equipment design and toxic substance exposure litigation
  • Represented higher education clients in catastrophic personal injury litigation
  • Represented Fire and Safety industry defendants in large-scale commercial, residential and industrial accidents
  • Defended defamation, intellectual property and cyber-liability claims against organizations and individuals
  • Courtroom experience includes a three-and-a-half-month jury trial involving claims for more than $26 million arising from an alleged multi-national corporate fraud relating to the estate of Reggae-music star Bob Marley

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Community Involvement

Jeremy is co-chair of the Leadership Council for Community Legal Services, was the Democratic candidate for Commissioner in the 6th Ward of Lower Merion Township, and was a two-term president of the Wynnewood Civic Association. He has also served on the board of directors of the Support Center for Child Advocates and Lower Merion Community Watch. In the past year he has lectured on Internet law, online defamation, legal issues in social networks and privacy. He has lectured on “First Amendment, Privacy and Intellectual Property Issues in E-Commerce” several times in the University of Pittsburgh Executive MBA program At the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, he was named an adjunct professor and currently teaches Advanced Civil Procedure. He has been a member of the faculty of “Internet Law Update,” an annual CLE seminar for Pennsylvania attorneys since its inception in 1995.

Honors & Awards

  • Philadelphia Business Journal “Best of the Bar”, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America© – First Amendment Law, Litigation – First Amendment, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America©: “Lawyer of the Year” – First Amendment Law, Litigation – First Amendment, 2022
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2019-2021

No aspect of these advertisements have been approved by the highest court of any state. See Awards Methodology

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • The Awesome Foundation (Philadelphia Chapter)
    • Trustee
  • Editorial board of The Legal Intelligencer, chair
  • Media Law Resource Center
    • Co-chair of the Internet Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
    • Past member of the Task Force on E-Commerce and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Large Firm Management Committee, Prior three-term chair

Academic Achievements

Jeremy received a B.A. degree in Political Science in 1976 from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. As an undergraduate, he served two terms as president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He also worked at student-run WIUS Radio. He joined Montgomery McCracken after earning his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1979. While in law school, he was vice chairman of the Moot Court Board, a student member of the admissions committee, and a commercial law research assistant.