Jaclyn Newman is a litigation and trial associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Newman primarily advises on complex commercial disputes and securities litigation. She primarily represents private companies and financial institutions in connection with breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and securities disputes.

Ms. Newman maintains an active pro bono practice. She represents individuals in re-sentencing claims who were incarcerated as juveniles, as well as domestic violence victims. She also works on matters representing the parental rights of LGBTQ individuals and cases regarding disclosure of police misconduct records. Additionally, Ms. Newman works on Violence Against Women Act and asylum immigration matters, and she is one of the asylum staffing coordinators at the firm.

While attending law school, Ms. Newman served as an acquisitions editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and a bench editor of the Moot Court Board.

Ms. Newman’s experience includes advising:

  • Edmond de Rothschild (Europe) S.A. in connection with a high-profile case filed by one of its former customers seeking over US$100 million in damages alleging claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and conversion. Won complete dismissal, on a motion to dismiss in the New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division.
  • DXC Technology Company in a securities class action alleging more than US$1 billion in damages in connection with DXC’s 2017 registration statement.
  • DXC Technology Corp. in a post-merger dispute against Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Inc., achieving a US$666 million award for DXC after a two-week trial.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2017
  • BA in Psychology & English, Binghamton University, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English