Jason D. Wallach
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Jason Wallach is an experienced litigator with extensive experience litigating complex commercial cases. His passion for fact development has made him an invaluable team leader on cases in diverse areas of the law as well as internal corporate investigations. He uses his in-depth understanding of electronic discovery requirements, automated litigation support systems, and the creation, review, and analysis of document and claim information databases to improve efficiency and productivity in the fact development process.
Mr. Wallach also is a certified Project Management Professional and uses his project management and litigation knowledge and experience to identify efficient ways to achieve his clients’ desired outcomes. He seeks to maximize the value of the legal services he provides by improving attorney-client communications, eliminating redundancies and inefficiencies, and developing solutions to complex client problems using modern technologies and methodologies.
Since he began practicing law in 1996, Mr. Wallach has worked on a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in the areas of insurance coverage, professional licensing, government contracts, and false claim actions. His recent engagements include serving as the lead attorney on an insurance coverage case for a global supplier of products for the commercial and industrial vehicle markets and defending a Fortune Global 500 company in a multimillion dollar false claim action.
While in law school, Mr. Wallach served as the book reviews and articles editor for the George Washington Law Review and as a member of the George Washington Moot Court Board. He was admitted to the Order of the Coif in 1996.
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Mr. Wallach devotes significant time every year to pro bono work in the areas of civil rights and landlord-tenant relationships. He is well-known among parole rights advocates for District of Columbia prisoners for his successful challenge in the case of Sellmon v. Reilly, 551 F. Supp. 2d 66 (D.D.C. 2008), of the U.S. Parole Commission’s application of federal parole principles to D.C. prisoners. He serves as Secretary of Exiles Rugby, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting amateur athletic competition in the sport of rugby, and referees rugby matches at all levels on a regular basis.
- 2015 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll
- 2009 Daniel M. Gribbon Pro Bono Advocacy Award, United States District Court for the District of Columbia
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