Jason H. Gart
Vice President – Litigation Research Services
Jason H. Gart manages the day-to-day operations of the litigation research service line and has successfully directed upward of seventy-five historical investigations including multiple high-profile assignments for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. His project portfolio includes potentially responsible party (PRP) searches, corporate succession and corporate genealogy research, historic government contract searches, federal specifications research, land use and site histories, watershed and water use histories, product liability and toxic tort research, intellectual property research, slavery disclosure research, and research relating to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dr. Gart served as lead historian on a multi-year historical research investigation for outside counsel of a leading aerospace company that resulted in the recovery of $32.5 million in CERCLA response costs from the U.S. government. His non-litigation projects have included a multi-year research and writing effort for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on the history of bank regulation and supervision; an agency-wide assessment for the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish a History Office and archives facility; a research and writing effort for Deloitte Canada in support of a book-length history published as 150 Years and Counting: Our Legacy and Our Future (2010); and oral history projects for The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Gart has been interviewed and quoted in the New York Times and in articles for Law360. He has been a guest lecturer for graduate-level history seminars and a panel member for a continuing legal education (CLE) course on factual research. He has also served on the executive council of the Society for History in the Federal Government and has presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and the Organization of American Historians.
Dr. Gart graduated cum laude with a BS in history and politics from Drexel University and received an MA in public history and his PhD in modern United States and Western history from Arizona State University.