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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

620 8TH AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1405, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 218 5500
Fax:
Fax +1 212 218 5526
Web:
www.seyfarth.com
Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London and 9 more

Gregory Markel

Tel:
Work (212) 218-5579
Email:
Web:
www.seyfarth.com/GregoryMarkel
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust/Trade Regulation; Securities & Financial Litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions 

Position

Greg Markel is a partner in the Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office. Mr. Markel is a nationally known trial lawyer who concentrates his practice on corporate governance litigation, mergers and acquisition litigation, directors and officers defense, securities litigation and antitrust litigation particularly in bet your company cases.

Member

Boards of the Legal Aid Society, the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA); Junior Achievement of New York and the Historical Society of New York Courts;  Chairman of the Center for Corporate Governance of the New York County Lawyers Association;  Member of the Business Law, Litigation and Antitrust sections of the American Bar Association; the Federal Bar Council; the City Bar Committee on Securities Litigation; the Securities Industry Association – Compliance & Legal Division; the New York State Bar Association, Commercial Litigation Section, is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.

Education


J.D., Yale Law School (1972), M.B.A., University of Michigan (1968), B.A., Columbia University (1967)


United States: Dispute resolution

Securities litigation - defense

Within: Securities litigation - defense

Seyfarth Shaw LLP defends clients in both securities litigation and SEC investigations, and climbs the ranking this year. Among those clients are investment banks and both large and mid-sized corporates in sectors such as technology, biotech, hospitality and financial services. Its deep bench of securities litigators works from Boston, New York, Washington DC and California. The firm recently hired Steven Paradise from Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP to work alongside key partner Gregory Markel in New York. Markel and up-and-coming partner Giovanna Ferrari in San Francisco are representing individual officers of a bank in 10b5 class actions alleging that they made material misrepresentations and omissions concerning the prospects for a bankrupt e-commerce and t-commerce company. Also recommended are Boston-based partners William Prickett and Christopher Robertson.

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