Jacob R. Herz

Jacob R. Herz

New York, New York
Jacob R. Herz received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, where he served as the Executive Editor on the Forum on Law, Economics and Finance and a staff member on the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. He received his B.A. in History and Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Prior to joining the Togut Firm, Mr. Herz was an Associate at Davis, Polk & Wardwell where he was assigned matters related to the restructuring of large financial institutions.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2015


  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Law Journal: Forum on Law, Economics & Finance, Executive Editor
    • Law Journal: The Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Senior Staff Member
  • University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Major: History and Literature

Published Works

  • The United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s Clear Message: When Examining the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s Possible Interaction with the Bad Actor Rule, a Robust Compliance Program May Provide Issuers a Safe Haven, FORUM ON LAW, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Associate