Jason Noah Summerfield is admitted to the New York State Bar and received a Bachelors of Music from New York University (2005) and a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School (2008) where he studied international arbitration under Professor Tai-Heng Cheng. He also studied with the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Law (Summer 2006).
He is the recipient of the Ernst C. Stiefel Writing Honor from New York Law School for his study on South Africa's Constitution and traditional dispute resolution processes. In addition, he is the recipient of the Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship from the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law section of the New York State Bar Association for his paper "The Bamiyan Buddha: The Tangible and Intangible, a Confounded Relationship between Religion and Cultural Property," (NYSBA Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Journal, Spring 2007). He is also a member of the Dispute Resolution section of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Summerfield is an active musician on classical piano and double bass. His honors include participation with the New Jersey All- State Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Orchestra. He is a former member of several New York University performing arts groups and the New York City Bar Association's Lawyers' Orchestra. He is currently on double bass with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony.