Justin B. Nemeroff

Associate
Nemeroff Justin

Justin Nemeroff focuses on complex civil and commercial disputes in federal and state court. Justin represents clients in a wide array of civil matters, including partnership and real estate disputes, construction defect cases, consumer class actions, breach of contract claims, and tort causes of action. He has handled numerous cases involving high-profile matters and novel legal issues.

Justin has extensive experience in all phases of civil litigation, including motions practice, expert and fact depositions, oral arguments, trial, and appeals. In particular, Justin has significant knowledge of the e-discovery space and regularly assists clients in employing methods to efficiently and effectively meet their e-discovery obligations.

Justin graduated magna cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law. While in law school, he received numerous awards for his oral advocacy skills, including Best Advocate at multiple national mock trial competitions, and the Mooers Trophy, which is given by the American University faculty to the top advocate upon graduation.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Defended a movie investor facing class action claims for alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Served on a trial team in a multi-day jury trial involving, among other things, assertions of vicarious liability under the TCPA, where the plaintiff class sought an estimated $1.6 billion in damages. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the investor
  • Drafted briefing and assisted in oral argument preparation for appeal before the Eighth Circuit, which affirmed (a) the jury verdict as to the movie investor above and (b) a reduction of a $1.6 billion damages award against a separate defendant by 95% as unconstitutionally excessive
  • Represented a developer of a high-end condominium project sued in arbitration by the condominium unit owners association and individual unit owners, who alleged breach of contract, breach of warranty, misrepresentation, and consumer protection act violations
  • In representation of a Native American tribe in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, successfully obtained a decision vacating a federal regulation that banned tribes from re-petitioning the Department of Interior for federal recognition on the basis that the rule is arbitrary and capricious
  • In the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, won a summary judgment in favor of an entity that owned the rights to innovative healthcare software, against an ousted member who demanded royalty payments

Insights

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. magna cum laude American University, Washington College of Law 2016
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior staff, American University Law Review
    • Mock Trial Honor Society
    • Judicial intern, Honorable Sally D. Adkins, Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • B.A. Political Science University of Wisconsin-Madison 2013

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Recognition
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  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Washington, DC, 2020 – 2021