Jesse Feitel primarily practices in the field of communications & media law, in addition to general commercial litigation. He has worked on matters in various federal and state court systems for a variety of clients, including in the media industry. Mr. Feitel also maintains an active pro bono practice, including the successful appellate representation of a man stopped unlawfully by the police before the Appellate Division, First Department of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Feitel served as a law clerk to the Honorable William Q. Hayes of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. 

Mr. Feitel graduated from Syracuse University College of Law, magna cum laude, where he served as a Lead Articles Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and a judicial intern to the Honorable David E. Peebles of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. Prior to law school, Mr. Feitel served as a White House Intern in the Office of the Counsel to Vice President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Mr. Feitel has also earned a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Syracuse University’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Perspectives

Booking.com: Domain Names Get Their Due
Advisory
High Court Booking.com Case Highlights Stale TM Test
Appellate Law 360, Corporate Law 360, Hospitality Law 360, Intellectual Property Law 360, Retail & E-Commerce Law 360, Technology Law 360, Telecommunications Law 360
Trademark Protection for ".coms": How Far Should It Reach?
Advisory
Inadvertent Contract Formation Via Email Under New York Law: An Update
69 Syracuse Law Review 733 (2019)
Supreme Court Allows Defamation Suit by Climate Professor to Proceed, Over Alito’s Dissent (pdf)
MLRC MediaLawLetter
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Syracuse University College of Law, 2016, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • MPA, Syracuse University, 2016
  • BA, Political Science, Syracuse University, 2013, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
Clerkships
  • US District Court, Southern District of California, The Honorable William Q. Hayes
Activities
  • Vice Chair, Entertainment Law Committee, Media Law Resource Center
  • Member, Communications & Media Law Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Syracuse University Law Alumni Association
  • Member, UJA-Federation of New York, Young Lawyers Leadership Committee
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