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Chelsea Corey is an associate in the Contracts and Business Tort practice in the Charlotte office of King & Spalding. She focuses primarily on complex commercial, bankruptcy, and securities matters.

She received her law degree, with honors, from UNC School of Law, where she served as the Law School Attorney General and a member of the North Carolina Law Review.  Chelsea also is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar pro bono committee.

 

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Credentials

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, cum laude

New York

North Carolina

Mecklenburg County Bar

Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award 2013

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Recognition

Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award 2013

Matters

Representing Global Brokerage, Inc. and its CEO and CFO in a federal securities class action filed in SDNY alleging claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.

Representing Forex Capital Markets LLC in consumer class actions in SDNY alleging claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and consumer fraud. 

Representing Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Limited in an adversary proceeding filed in the Thornburg Mortgage bankruptcy cases in Maryland seeking to avoid over $2 billion in transfers and other obligations that Thornburg made or assumed prior to bankruptcy. Obtained dismissal of the federal and state constructive fraudulent transfer claims asserted by the Trustee.

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Representing Global Brokerage, Inc. and its CEO and CFO in a federal securities class action filed in SDNY alleging claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.

Representing Forex Capital Markets LLC in consumer class actions in SDNY alleging claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and consumer fraud. 

Representing Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Limited in an adversary proceeding filed in the Thornburg Mortgage bankruptcy cases in Maryland seeking to avoid over $2 billion in transfers and other obligations that Thornburg made or assumed prior to bankruptcy. Obtained dismissal of the federal and state constructive fraudulent transfer claims asserted by the Trustee.

Represented a Big Four accounting firm in what was reported at the time to be the highest-stakes accounting malpractice case in U.S. history to go to trial. The plaintiff, the trustee of  a bankrupt mortgage originator, sought $5.5 billion in damages in Florida state court. The case settled mid-trial.

Represented FXCM LLC in a regulatory proceeding filed by the CFTC in SDNY.

Represented The Renco Group and other affiliated entities in an action filed by the Fluor Corporation in Missouri state court alleging claims of breach of contract, tortious interference and veil piercing.

Represented Elan Corp., an Irish pharmaceutical company, in its successful defense of a hostile tender offer from Royalty Pharma.

Matters

Representing Global Brokerage, Inc. and its CEO and CFO in a federal securities class action filed in SDNY alleging claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.

Representing Forex Capital Markets LLC in consumer class actions in SDNY alleging claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and consumer fraud. 

Representing Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Limited in an adversary proceeding filed in the Thornburg Mortgage bankruptcy cases in Maryland seeking to avoid over $2 billion in transfers and other obligations that Thornburg made or assumed prior to bankruptcy. Obtained dismissal of the federal and state constructive fraudulent transfer claims asserted by the Trustee.

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Matters

Representing Global Brokerage, Inc. and its CEO and CFO in a federal securities class action filed in SDNY alleging claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.

Representing Forex Capital Markets LLC in consumer class actions in SDNY alleging claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and consumer fraud. 

Representing Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Limited in an adversary proceeding filed in the Thornburg Mortgage bankruptcy cases in Maryland seeking to avoid over $2 billion in transfers and other obligations that Thornburg made or assumed prior to bankruptcy. Obtained dismissal of the federal and state constructive fraudulent transfer claims asserted by the Trustee.

Represented a Big Four accounting firm in what was reported at the time to be the highest-stakes accounting malpractice case in U.S. history to go to trial. The plaintiff, the trustee of  a bankrupt mortgage originator, sought $5.5 billion in damages in Florida state court. The case settled mid-trial.

Represented FXCM LLC in a regulatory proceeding filed by the CFTC in SDNY.

Represented The Renco Group and other affiliated entities in an action filed by the Fluor Corporation in Missouri state court alleging claims of breach of contract, tortious interference and veil piercing.

Represented Elan Corp., an Irish pharmaceutical company, in its successful defense of a hostile tender offer from Royalty Pharma.

Credentials

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, cum laude

New York

North Carolina

Mecklenburg County Bar

Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award 2013

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Recognition

Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award 2013