Jared Hatcliffe


B.S., St. John's University
J.D., St. John's Law School

Jared Hatcliffe is a Senior Counsel in the Tort Division of the New York City Law Department where he has been a Trial Attorney for the past 16 years. He has conducted numerous trials to verdict and participated in countless jury selections. He defends the City and its employees in State Court in cases involving alleged police misconduct, including allegations of excessive force involving shootings, use of tasers and civil rights violations; negligent design; premises liability; labor law and automobile liability.

He is also one of the moderators and instructors for the Tort Division’s in-house trial training. He is a recipient of the Municipal Affairs Award from the New York City Bar. He has also taught at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Professor Hatcliffe received his BS from St. John’s University in 1993 and graduated cum laude from St. John’s Law School in 1999.