Jermaine McPherson is currently a Vice President/Senior Counsel at Goldman Sachs responsible for strategy and management of consumer litigation matters. He primarily handles litigation and regulatory matters connected to the consumer space but also handles more broad based litigation matters dealing with such areas as ERISA. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2019, Jermaine served as Vice President Assistant General Counsel at JPMorgan for six years. While at JPMorgan, Jermaine was responsible for managing and devising legal strategy for complex consumer litigation and class action matters involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Housing Act, bankruptcy, tax, employment and regulatory matters, and government subpoenas and investigations. Moreover, he coordinated legal and business interests with outside counsel and business clients including large scale data analysis and managed a team of junior attorneys for consumer litigation matters and served as a relationship manager for various investors. Prior to joining JPMorgan in 2013, Jermaine was a litigation associate at DLA Piper for six years. While at DLA Piper, his practice focused on complex commercial litigation matters involving securities, white collar, real estate, insurance, regulatory enforcement and employment issues. He conducted depositions in commercial matters, supervised complex document reviews, conducted oral arguments and served as a member of various trial teams in state and federal court. Before attending law school, Jermaine taught English literature and history to 7th and 8th grade students in New York City.
Jermaine is a 1999 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, a 2003 graduate of Yale University and a 2007 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. Jermaine is a member of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest’s Pro Bono Advisory Council. He resides in Long Island with his wife and two children. Outside of work, he is an avid sports fan.