Jennifer Colgan Halter is an associate in the New York office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Litigation, and Fashion, Retail and Consumer Products Practice Groups. Ms. Halter’s practice focuses on securities litigation, complex commercial and business litigation, and intellectual property litigation. She has represented clients across a variety of industries, including financial services, energy, accounting, fashion and technology.
Ms. Halter has represented issuers, directors and officers, and accounting firms in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation, including coordinating investigations in response to shareholder demands. In her commercial and business litigation practice, Ms. Halter has successfully represented corporate clients as plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state proceedings involving challenges to state agency decisions, enforcement of foreign guarantees, and violations of the Bank Holding Company Act.
As part of Ms. Halter’s intellectual property practice, she has extensive experience successfully representing brand owners in trademark infringement actions relating to internet-based counterfeiters and obtaining ex parte injunctive relief in direct infringement actions against counterfeiters. Ms. Halter was also a member of the team representing the plaintiff in Gucci America, Inc. v. Frontline Processing Corp., 09 Civ. 6925 (SDNY) (HB), in which the Southern District of New York held that credit card processing companies may be held liable for contributory trademark infringement.
Ms. Halter received her law degree from New York University School of Law in 2004, where she served as Casebook Editor for the Moot Court Board. She was also elected to the Order of the Barristers. Ms. Halter earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2001 from Hamilton College summa cum laude, where she completed a double major in Classics and Psychology and was selected for Phi Beta Kappa.