Craig Reiser is an associate in the New York office where he works in the litigation practice group. Craig’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on securities litigation and professional liability matters. Craig has experience litigating in federal and state courts across the country, as well as FINRA tribunals. Among other matters, Craig has defended multiple global law firms in connection with malpractice and breach of duty claims; represented clients in connection with securities litigation arising from the financial crisis; and represented clients in matters involving alleged misappropriation of trade secrets.
Prior to joining Axinn in 2018, Craig was an associate in the litigation department of a global law firm. He served as a law clerk from 2010 to 2012, first for the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and later for the Honorable Kent A. Jordan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Craig attended University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was Articles Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. He also holds an Honors BA in Political Science from University of Delaware.
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Kent A. Jordan, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2011-2012)
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2010-2011)
Dolores K. Slovitzer Prize, Best Judicial Administration Paper
A Dynamic Formula for the Amount in Controversy, The Federal Courts Law Review, 2013
The Unconstitutional Application of Summary Judgment in Factually Intensive Inquiries, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, 2009
- JD, summa cum laude – University of Pennsylvania Law School (2010)
- Honors BA, Political Science, summa cum laude – University of Delaware (2007)
- New York
- US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- US District Court Eastern District of New York
- US District Court Southern District of New York