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Clerkship(s)

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit;
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul S. Diamond, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 2014

  • with high honors
  • Order of the Coif
  • Kirkland & Ellis Scholar
  • Douglas Baird Prize in Commercial Law
  • Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review

B.A., American University, 2009

  • magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Raphael Janove is an associate at Eimer Stahl LLP.  Before joining the firm, he worked as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City and clerked for the Honorable Paul S. Diamond of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Mr. Janove is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Chicago Bar Association’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee. 

During law school, Mr. Janove served as an Articles Editor on The University of Chicago Law Review and was a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar.  In addition, he interned at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and was the Vice President of the Labor & Employment Law Society.  At graduation, he received the Douglas Baird Prize in Commercial Law, which is awarded to only one student per class. 

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Janove taught English at a private school in Uijeongbu, South Korea. 

Highlighted Cases

  • Defending an oil refiner in cases brought across the United States alleging that a number of fossil fuel companies are responsible for various injuries caused by climate change;
  • Defending an agricultural cooperative in federal antitrust class actions alleging that dairy farmers and cooperatives conspired to limit the supply of milk;
  • Representing a large company in a contract dispute before the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration;
  • Representing a foreign company in an antitrust class action involving alleged anti-poaching agreements;

  • Advises on potential fraudulent-transfer issues in business transactions.