Jonathan D. Schiller


  • Columbia, B.A., 1969
  • Columbia, J.D., 1973

Jonathan Schiller is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP and oversees the Firm’s Pro Bono program.  Mr. Schiller has been recognized by peer reviewed publications as “one of the premier international arbitration attorneys in the world” in Chambers USA, and The Legal 500; and as one of the Leading Lawyers in America, Law Dragon 500 (2006-2013).  Mr. Schiller has also been recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2016 for his “comprehensive advice which always takes the bigger picture into account.”

Mr. Schiller was elected a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and appointed to the Milan Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Club of Arbitrators.

Mr. Schiller received the Alexander Hamilton Medal for “distinguished service and accomplishment” from Columbia College in 2012 and also received the John Jay Award from Columbia College in 2006.  He is a member of the Dean’s Council of Columbia Law School.  His three sons are Columbia graduates:  Zachary, Columbia College (’01), Joshua, Columbia Law School (’08) and Aaron, Columbia College (’06).

Mr. Schiller was a member of the 1967-1968 Ivy League Championship Basketball Team and was inducted into the Columbia University Athletic Hall of Fame in February 2006. Inaugural Legend of Ivy League Basketball, March 2017, for “achievements and contributions to the Ivy League”.