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Jason Sunshine

New York, new york

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Biography Overview

Based in the firm’s New York City office, Mr. Sunshine is the newest addition to the Complex Litigation Group. His practice focuses on consumer class actions and mass torts. He is currently assisting in the nationwide opioid litigation (In Re National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL No. 2804).

Owing to his commitment to Morgan & Morgan’s guiding principle—“For The People”—Jason joined the firm straight from law school. Jason has long aspired to become a plaintiff’s lawyer—it has been his driving ambition since childhood., Jason is living his dream.

Following internships with the New York State Governor’s Office and the New York State Attorney General’s Office, Jason was hired out of college as a Special Assistant in the New York State Department of Financial Services, where he investigated LIBOR manipulation by several large banks. The investigation ended with a historic settlement, earning a much-needed windfall for the state’s coffers.

In law school, Jason continued his path of service. He spent his first-year summer at the New York County District Attorney’s Office assisting in the investigation and prosecution of felony drug crimes. Jason got his first taste of plaintiff’s work as a summer associate at a New York-based civil rights firm. There, he participated in a range of civil rights cases, from helping an undocumented minor secure legal status to investigating a wrongful murder conviction.

Jason attended Columbia University, graduating cum laude from the College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Jason went on to Columbia Law School, where he joined the Environmental Law Clinic and the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, receiving his Juris Doctor in May 2018.

A native New Yorker, Jason was born and raised in New York City. In addition to his work for the people, Jason is a voracious reader with wide-ranging interests. He is especially fond of historical fiction. He lives in Manhattan.

Practice Area

  • Class Action
  • Mass Tort
  • Business Law
  • Business Tort Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Memberships

  • Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems

Bar Admissions

  • J.D. - Columbia Law School (2018)
  • B.A. - Columbia College, Columbia University (2014), cum laude in Philosophy