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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

WORLDWIDE PLAZA, 825 EIGHTH AVENUE, 10019-7475, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 474 1000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 474 3700
Email:
Web:
www.cravath.com
London, NEW YORK

David Stuart

Tel:
Work (212) 474 1519
Email:
Web:
www.cravath.com/dstuart/
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

David M. Stuart is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department.  He focuses on government and internal investigations, regulatory enforcement and compliance, and securities and derivative litigation.  In the past several years, his engagements have involved issues related to financial reporting and disclosure, accounting restatements, improper payments and foreign corruption, insider trading, market manipulation, trade sanctions, whistleblower claims, cyber breaches and sexual harassment claims.  He has appeared before the SEC, DOJ, U.S. Attorneys’ offices, state Attorneys General offices, PCAOB, CFTC, FINRA, and the New York Mercantile Exchange.  Mr. Stuart has also conducted comprehensive reviews of corporate compliance programs and advised organizations on implementation of best practices in regulatory compliance.  He participates in the Firm’s efforts related to blockchain and financial technology (FinTech).


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

The 'extremely service-minded' team at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has 'great expertise in relation to FCPA investigations, particularly related to the SEC'. David Stuart (who is 'always calm in stressful situations') and Daniel Slifkin are representing Insys Therapeutics in an SEC investigation into the company's financial restatement and disclosures, sales and marketing practices and compliance program. In another key matter, David Greenwald is representing two Swiss banks in connection with DOJ and IRS investigations into their provision of banking services to US taxpayers. 'Always firm and to the point', Rachel Skaistis is recommended alongside Benjamin Gruenstein and 'first-tier lawyer' John Buretta, who commands 'great respect from prosecutors'.

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Securities litigation - defense

Within: Securities litigation - defense

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has a deep bench of 'hardworking, thoughtful attorneys', who frequently handle complex, high-value and precedent-setting cases. With 24 partners handling securities litigation and enforcement, the team is not among the largest, but it has highly prominent lawyers such as Richard Clary, who is 'someone that other defence lawyers look up to', Antony Ryan and head of litigation Daniel Slifkin. Slifkin, Ryan and regulatory enforcement specialist David Stuart acted for ophthalmic pharmaceutical manufacturer Akorn, Inc in a purported consolidated securities class action and a consolidated derivative action in which plaintiffs sought $150m in damages for alleged misrepresentations by the company concerning its business, operations and internal controls. For the same client, Robert Baron is handling a stock-drop class action arising from an investigation into data integrity issues. Among the other standout partners are Karin DeMasi, who is handling a class action concerning technology company Greensky's IPO; Timothy Cameron; rising star Lauren Moskowitz; and Rachel Skaistis, who handled a stock-drop case for El Pollo Loco.

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