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Leah Aaronson is an associate in King & Spalding’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Trial and Global Disputes practice. Leah represents public and private companies, directors, officers, and other individuals in high-stakes commercial litigation, class actions, and government investigations, including matters involving complex contract and securities disputes in federal and state courts.

Leah graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Miami School of Law. While there, Leah was a member of the University of Miami Law Review and Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Leah was also a member of the Moot Court Board, where she won Best Advocate at the Duberstein National Bankruptcy and Florida Bar Gaubatz competitions.

Leah clerked for United States District Court Judge Paul C. Huck in the Southern District of Florida. Prior to joining King & Spalding, Leah was an associate at Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP in Miami, Florida.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.S., Florida State University

Florida

New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Law Clerk, Hon. Paul C. Huck, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Matters

Representing a major bank in New York state court and SDNY in connection with litigation stemming from Winter Storm Uri's effect on wind farms in Texas.

Represented a private equity firm in a New York action against another private equity firm arising from a failed bid to purchase assets in the telecommunications industry.

Representing an ad hoc committee of first lien term loan lenders in New York state court in connection with refinancing provided to Boardriders, Inc., alleging claims concerning breaches of a credit agreement.

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Representing a major bank in New York state court and SDNY in connection with litigation stemming from Winter Storm Uri's effect on wind farms in Texas.

Represented a private equity firm in a New York action against another private equity firm arising from a failed bid to purchase assets in the telecommunications industry.

Representing an ad hoc committee of first lien term loan lenders in New York state court in connection with refinancing provided to Boardriders, Inc., alleging claims concerning breaches of a credit agreement.

Representing Petersen Energia Inversora, S.A.U. and Petersen Energia, S.A.U. in a SDNY action against the Argentine Republic and YPF, S.A., alleging claims for breach of contract and promissory estoppel arising from defendants’ failure to comply with their tender offer requirements.

Representing Major Energy Services in a breach of contract action filed in SDNY.

Matters

Representing a major bank in New York state court and SDNY in connection with litigation stemming from Winter Storm Uri's effect on wind farms in Texas.

Represented a private equity firm in a New York action against another private equity firm arising from a failed bid to purchase assets in the telecommunications industry.

Representing an ad hoc committee of first lien term loan lenders in New York state court in connection with refinancing provided to Boardriders, Inc., alleging claims concerning breaches of a credit agreement.

See more
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Matters

Representing a major bank in New York state court and SDNY in connection with litigation stemming from Winter Storm Uri's effect on wind farms in Texas.

Represented a private equity firm in a New York action against another private equity firm arising from a failed bid to purchase assets in the telecommunications industry.

Representing an ad hoc committee of first lien term loan lenders in New York state court in connection with refinancing provided to Boardriders, Inc., alleging claims concerning breaches of a credit agreement.

Representing Petersen Energia Inversora, S.A.U. and Petersen Energia, S.A.U. in a SDNY action against the Argentine Republic and YPF, S.A., alleging claims for breach of contract and promissory estoppel arising from defendants’ failure to comply with their tender offer requirements.

Representing Major Energy Services in a breach of contract action filed in SDNY.

Credentials

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.S., Florida State University

Florida

New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Law Clerk, Hon. Paul C. Huck, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida