Company: Mayer Brown LLP
Location: Glencoe, Illinois, United Sates
Jason Kravitt, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business law.
With more than 45 years of professional experience, Mr. Kravitt has been a partner with Mayer Brown LLP since 1979, having been an associate with its predecessor, Mayer Brown & Platt since 1973. In addition, he was the co-chair of the firm from 1998 to 2001. Since 2004, Mr. Kravitt has also shared his knowledge as an adjunct professor of law with New York University.
Mr. Kravitt began his career as a student at Johns Hopkins University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1969. He subsequently pursued legal studies at Harvard University, earning a Juris Doctor in 1972. He also holds a diploma in comparative legal studies from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Kravitt has been admitted to practice in the states of Illinois and New York, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Southern District of New York. A member of the American Bar Association, he has also maintained affiliation with the Chicago Council of Lawyers, the Chicago Bar Association, the New York state Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association. A fellow of the College of Commercial Lawyers, Mr. Kravitt is also involved with the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives Club of Chicago.
A respected voice in his community, Mr. Kravitt has been active with a number of organizations outside of his professional circles. The director of the Structure Financial Industry, he is also the director and chair of the Cameron Kravitt Foundation and the chair of the American Securitization Forum. He has served on the board of directors for the Museum of Contemporary Art and for the Chicago Metropolitan YMCA. In 2013, he edited the 3rd edition of “Securitization of Financial Assets.”
The son of Jerome and Shirley, Mr. Kravitt has been married to his wife, Beverly, since 1974. He is the proud father of two children, Nikola and Justin.
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