“She’s just excellent on her feet - she is well prepared and very strategic.” 
“She is an excellent trial lawyer.”

Chambers USA 2020

Jamie L. Wine

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

Jamie Wine is an accomplished trial lawyer who has tried and arbitrated a wide variety of business, environmental, and patent cases. Most recently she won a US$666 million award for a leading Fortune 500 technology company. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Wine represents clients in a variety of complex commercial and securities litigation matters, as well as SEC and other regulatory investigations.

Ms. Wine regularly advises Fortune 500 companies, each of the Big Four accounting firms, and a number of financial institutions on their most important litigation and regulatory matters in courts and venues throughout the United States. For several years in the wake of the financial crisis, she represented Ernst & Young in all civil and regulatory matters related to Lehman Brothers, and she represented Deutsche Bank in numerous litigations regarding its RMBS business. As a result of her active and varied trial practice, over the last four years alone, she has been lead trial counsel in:

  • A multi-million dollar commercial dispute for a public company
  • A professional liability action for a Big Four accounting firm
  • A securities litigation for a public consulting firm
  • A patent case for a major pharmaceutical company
  • An environmental US Supreme Court original action for the State of Florida

Ms. Wine is widely acknowledged for her excellence. She is recognized in Chambers USA as a leading securities litigator, and The American Lawyer named her one of the 45 Under 45 top female lawyers in AmLaw 200 (2011). She has also been included in several editions of Lawdragon 500's Leading Lawyers in America, which noted that she “has emerged as one of the top practitioners in complex business and securities litigation.” Ms. Wine has also been recognized as a leading securities litigator by The Legal 500 US, a Legal Superstar by SecuritiesLaw360, and one of California's Top Women Litigators by The Daily Journal. Benchmark Litigation named her a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a Litigation Star (2021), and among the Top 250 Women in Litigation (2020). In 2015, the National Organization for Women honored Ms. Wine with its Women of Power & Influence award, and in 2017, Crain’s New York Business named Ms. Wine to its inaugural list of Leading Women Lawyers in New York City. In 2019, she was inducted as a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America.


Ms. Wine recently completed a term as Global Chair of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and prior to that she served on the firm’s Executive Committee. She currently serves on the Board of the Legal Aid Society, and she is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.

Ms. Wine's experience includes: 

  • Won US$666 million award as lead trial counsel for DXC Technology Company against Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, in a post-merger dispute arbitration
  • Lead trial counsel representing the State of Florida in a highly-publicized original action against the State of Georgia; secured US Supreme Court ruling in Florida’s favor, instructing Special Master to quantify the amount of water to which Florida is entitled
  • Won complete defense victory as lead trial counsel in an arbitration for a Big Four accounting firm brought by the Trustee of its former audit client
  • Won complete dismissal, on a motion to dismiss, for Booz Allen in a securities class action in the SDNY related to the sale of its government business to The Carlyle Group; also acted as lead trial counsel in a related individual securities fraud suit, which reached favorable settlement during trial
  • Won complete dismissal, on a motion to dismiss and affirmed on appeal, for Ferrellgas, Inc. in a securities class action in the SDNY relating to statements about a corporate acquisition and the effect of declining crude oil prices on the business
  • Won complete dismissal, on a motion to dismiss, for Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. in a securities class action in the SDNY relating to the timing and release of a new FDA-approved drug
  • Won complete dismissal, on a motion to dismiss, for Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in a securities class action in the District of New Jersey relating to statements about product safety and efficacy
  • Reached favorable settlement for HCA, Inc. in a securities class action in the District of Tennessee alleging omission of purported revenue trends in IPO offering materials
  • Won complete defense victory for Ernst & Young as lead trial counsel in an arbitration brought by the Lehman Creditors Committee, and won dismissal of all Section 11 and most Section 10b claims in the Lehman multi-district shareholder litigation in the SDNY
  • Represented Deutsche Bank in numerous federal and state actions across the US related to RMBS
  • Lead trial counsel in successful arbitration of a multi-million dollar confidential tax shelter matter for a Big Four accounting firm
  • Won complete trial victory, confirmed on appeal, for a KPMG audit partner in an SEC proceeding alleging improper professional conduct related to Royal Ahold
  • Won complete dismissal, on summary judgment and affirmed on appeal, for Caesars Bahamas Investment Corp. (Harrah’s) in a dispute regarding the multi-billion dollar Baha Mar casino resort project
  • Won complete dismissal, on summary judgment, in one class action and reached favorable settlement in the other for Ernst & Young relating to its audits of The Williams Companies
  • Won complete dismissal, on summary judgment and affirmed on appeal, for PricewaterhouseCoopers in a securities class action relating to its audits of Chantal Pharmaceuticals
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