Cozen O’Connor: Bayer, Jared

Jared Bayer

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-4127

(215) 701-2427

Jared Bayer handles a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including partnership disputes, real estate litigation, oil and gas lease disputes, gaming licensing litigation, and other contract disputes.  He tries jury and non-jury cases and has handled appeals before intermediate appellate courts and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Jed earned his law degree from the American University Washington College of Law in 2005, where he graduated summa cum laude.  He was a note and comment editor for the American University Law Review and authored Toward a Political Principle of Subsidiarity in the United States, 53 Am. U.L. Rev. 1422.  Jed earned his undergraduate degree in economics and Russian and East European studies from Wesleyan University in 2000.  He earned an M.A. in European comparative and regional studies from the American University School of International Service in 2009.  Jed also studied Spanish and Russian language.

Experience

News

17 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Awarded Pro Bono Service Awards by First Judicial District of PA

October 29, 2015

The judges of the First Judicial Distrct of PA will present pro bono service awards to 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys who have handled pro bono matters this year in FJD courts.

Cozen O’Connor Team Work to Preserve Lower Court Finding for Anadarko in Law360

October 07, 2015

Stephen Cozen, Andrea Hammel, and Jared Bayer are pushing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on behalf of their client Anadarko E&P Co., to preserve a lower court finding that gas lease agreements remain valid in their original form even after the discovery of deed restrictions that must be resolved through legal action.

Andrea Hammel and Jared Bayer Achieve Favorable Ruling for Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

July 07, 2014

Andrea Hammel and Jared Bayer, members of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, obtained another favorable ruling on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. On Monday, July 7, the Pennsylvania Superior Court backed a lower court ruling that nixed a drilling rights dispute involving Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp., rejecting a landowner’s argument that oil and gas leases were governed by the Keystone State’s landlord-tenant law.

Andrea Hammel and Jared Bayer Prevail on Behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

March 17, 2014

Andrea Hammel and Jared Bayer, members of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, recently obtained a favorable ruling on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. The Pennsylvania Superior Court handed a win to Anadarko on Friday, March 14, ruling that oil and gas lease agreements remain valid in their original form even after the discovery of deed restrictions that require legal action to resolve. In a precedential ruling, a three-judge panel ruled that a 2006 agreement giving Anadarko E&P Co. LP access to oil and gas under a 62-acre property owned by Leo and Sandra Shedden remained valid as drafted, despite subsequent quiet title proceedings to clear the Sheddens from a previously unknown deed reserving half of the land’s subsurface rights.

PA Supreme Court Grants Cozen O’Connor Allocatur to Rehear Case Regarding Contribution Limits Under City Election Law

January 06, 2014

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced on Monday, January 6, 2014 that it would grant Cozen O’Connor’s motion for allocatur and rehear a decision finding that forgiving nearly $500,000 worth of debt accrued by U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa during his unsuccessful 2007 Philadelphia mayoral bid would violate contribution limits under city election law.

Publications

Fourth Circuit: Rule 23(f) Review Does Not Apply to Decertification Denials [Class Action Defense Review Blog]

August 06, 2014

Rule 23(f) provides for discretionary interlocutory review of an order “granting or denying class-action certification” if a party files a petition for permission to appeal within 14 days after the order is entered.  Last month, the Fourth Circuit rejected an attempt to extend that deadline to...

Disgruntled Class Member Cannot Bring Separate Suit to Collaterally Attack Counsel Fee Award [Class Action Defense Review Blog]

January 07, 2011

The Fifth Circuit recently confirmed the power of the lead plaintiff in class action litigation under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (“PSLRA”) to control its choice of and compensation arrangements with counsel. In Brown v. Bilek, the court held that a disgruntled member of...

Consent to Settlement Agreement May Not Bar Negligence Claim [The Legal Intelligencer]

September 30, 2010

Consent to Settlement Agreement May Not Bar Negligence Claim - The Legal Intelligencer - In Guido v. Duane Morris LLP , the New Jersey Supreme Court held in a June 8 opinion that a client's consent to settlement does not necessarily bar a malpractice action arising from that settlement. The court also held that the client need not seek to vacate the underlying settlement agreement as a prerequisite to the malpractice action. In so ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court pulled back from an earlier

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
  • American University, M.A., 2009
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., 2000
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association