Jeffrey Wittenberg practiced law for many years at two of the most prominent law firms in the United States and abroad. Mr. Wittenberg began his legal career at Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago, Illinois and then relocated back to California after being recruited by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. During that time, Mr. Wittenberg represented Fortune 500 companies, investment banks and investment companies on several high profile matters involving tens of billions of dollars. Among the many clients represented by Mr. Wittenberg were General Motors Corporation, General Dynamics Corporation, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, several leading investment banks domestically and abroad, GMAC LLC, Residential Funding Company, LLC, and Highland Capital Management.
Mr. Wittenberg has represented investment advisors in various aspects of their day-to-day operations as well as important one-time transactions for which Mr. Wittenberg was the lead attorney responsible for advising, drafting and negotiating various agreements. In addition, Mr. Wittenberg has in-depth experience dealing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, offshore counsel, administrators, rating agencies, trustees, investors and other deal constituents. In addition, Mr. Wittenberg has represented clients in disputes including breach of contract, partnership dissolution, securities matters, and real estate fraud, in both litigation and arbitration forums.