Portrait of Jeff Severson


  • Carleton College, B.A. history magna cum laude
  • Columbia University, M.A. political science
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (2013) cum laude


  • New York
Jeff Severson, Associate New York
Phone: +1 212.895.4313
590 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2544

Jeff Severson is an associate in Crowell & Moring's New York office, where he is a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement and Corporate groups.

Jeff's white collar practice focuses on representing individuals during investigations by the DOJ, SEC, and other government agencies. In particular, he has experience with allegations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, and residential mortgage-backed securities fraud.

Jeff's corporate practice mainly focuses on representing public and private companies in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, internal re-organizations, private equity investments, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and general corporate counseling.

Jeff maintains an active pro bono practice and focuses on representing clients in asylum and refugee resettlement proceedings.

Jeff received his J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a Stein Scholar for the Public Interest, a Crowley Scholar in International Human Rights, and the senior articles editor for the Fordham International Law Journal. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Jeff worked for a prominent international human rights organization. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, in history from Carleton College and an M.A. in political science from Columbia University.  


Admitted to practice: New York


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