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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

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Landis Best

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP


Landis's practice covers a broad spectrum, including securities litigation, government investigations, regulatory guidance, First Amendment/media litigation and appellate work. She represents and advises global corporations, multinational finance institutions, and leading media companies on many issues, including representation at various stages of litigation and appeals, as well as before government and regulatory bodies. Landis has represented or is currently representing the following companies and organizations: ABC, AIG, CBS, HSBC, Credit Suisse, The New Yorker, The New York Times Company, The Motion Picture Association of America, Starwood, Time Warner Cable, Zurich Reinsurance, and many others.


Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1993-1994
Honorable N. Carlton Tilley, Jr., United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1992-1993
The American Arbitrators, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1994-1995


University of North Carolina, B.A., 1988, with honors, John Motley Morehead Scholar
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1992, Order of the Coif

United States: Dispute resolution

General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

Herbert Washer heads the litigation department at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, which stands out for its strength in securities, antitrust and insurance disputes and is a 'national leader the First Amendment space'. In a recent highlight, a team led by Bradley Bondi in Washington DC prevailed on behalf of client Global Power (now Williams Industrial) at the Northern District of Texas when the court dismissed, with prejudice, a putative shareholder class action. Charles Gilman and Tammy Roy acted for UBS entities and UBS spokesman Peter Stack in a high-profile defamation action brought by a former employee; the Supreme Court of New York granted the team's motions and dismissed the complaint. Joel Kurtzberg, Penny Windle and Landis Best are key contacts. Mentioned attorneys are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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