Financial Institutions: Litigation

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Financial Institutions Litigation Law Firm
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Deep experience to win cases. Our litigators try and win cases. We have tried hundreds of complex, high-stakes matters in federal and state courts across the country. Law360, The American Lawyer, and Chambers rank our lawyers and practices among the best in the country. Our ranks include over 40 former judicial clerks, including United States Supreme Court clerks, former officials from the SEC, former high-ranking DOJ officials, former assistant U.S. attorneys and twelve active members of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 

We have approximately 500 litigation lawyers located in major business centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, including 50 litigators in New York. Our integrated team provides our clients with deep experience in multiple industries, including financial institutions.

Long record of courtroom success for financial institutions. We represent financial institutions in a wide variety of complex disputes and investigations. Recently we won trials for a private equity fund alleged to have breached a fiduciary duty in connection with a Shari’ah compliant transaction, and a bank and broker-dealer alleged to have aided and abetted a fraud. We also won summary judgment on behalf of a private equity company alleged to have committed fraud, and achieved a favorable settlement on behalf of another private equity company alleged to have committed fraud in connection with a major asset sale. We excel at reducing the complex to something more easily understood by a judge, jury, arbitration panel or mediator to achieve victory. The types of matters we handle for financial institutions include:

  • securities fraud and shareholder derivative litigation

  • False Claims Act litigation

  • government investigations and white collar defense

  • banking practices and antitrust litigation

  • contract and tort litigation, including aiding and abetting claims

  • insurance coverage litigation

  • fiduciary litigation

  • real estate lending litigation and dispute counseling

  • hedge fund and private equity litigation

  • tax controversy litigation
David L Balser 
T: +1 404 572 2782 ATLANTA
James P. Cusick (Jim) 
T: +1 212 556 2179 NEW YORK
Barry Goheen 
T: +1 404 572 4618 ATLANTA
Cory Hohnbaum 
T: +1 704 503 2561 CHARLOTTE
Richard T Marooney Jr. 
T: +1 212 556 2242 NEW YORK
Letitia A McDonald (Tish) 
T: +1 404 572 3545 ATLANTA
Phyllis B Sumner 
T: +1 404 572 4799 ATLANTA
David Tetrick Jr. 
T: +1 404 572 3526 ATLANTA