Jason Lawitt
Jason Lawitt

Jason Lawit National Practice Lead-Investment Partner Experience




  • Bachelor’s degree in American History with honors from Union College
  • Juris Doctorate from The New York University School of Law


  • Jason is an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California


Jason Lawit is the President of the Los Angeles region for Northern Trust. Jason spends his days (and sometimes nights) growing the business and regularly participates in new business and relationship opportunities. Jason leads Northern Trust’s Los Angeles client service offering, coordinating and implementing investment and broader wealth strategies around wealth transfer, tax efficiencies, and philanthropy.


Prior his appointment as President of the Los Angeles Region, Jason was the Senior Managing Director of the Century City office, responsible for all aspects of the wealth management business. Jason was a Director and lead relationship manager at Waterline Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor, acquired by Northern Trust in 2010. Jason joined Waterline Partners in 2006. Prior to joining Waterline, Mr. Lawit was counsel to the firm from its inception. Jason began his career last century in New York City as a corporate attorney.

Community Involvement

Jason is a long time AYSO Santa Monica Soccer coach volunteer. He supports Northern Trust’s partnership with the United Way. Jason is a regular volunteer at the Los Angeles Food Bank and an avid supporter of the Los Angeles art and music community.