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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Stephen Radin

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


Partner in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice group focusing on shareholder derivative and class action litigation and corporate governance counseling. Litigated, counseled, written and lectured for more than 30 years on a wide variety of corporate governance subjects. Author of The Business Judgment Rule: Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Directors, a four-volume, 6,000-page treatise now in its sixth edition and that has been cited in over 50 judicial decisions. Recent representative clients include AIG and GE, and the directors and officers of Aeropostale, Fairway Holdings, Francesca’s, lululemon, Ralph Lauren and Wal-Mart.


Cornell University (B.A., 1980); Columbia Law School (J.D., 1983)

United States: Dispute resolution

Securities litigation: defense

Within: Securities litigation: defense

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York is ‘responsive, business-oriented and highly knowledgeable’ and its ‘handling of complex litigation is superb’. John Neuwirth (who is ‘a tireless advocate who achieves results that speak for themselves’) and Joseph Allerhand (who is ‘a fantastic lawyer with the ability to distil complex details’) lead the practice. Neuwirth and Joshua Amsel won decisive victories for Sanofi in federal class and individual securities actions brought by CVR holders arising from the company’s statements about results of clinical trials for a multiple sclerosis drug and its prospects for FDA approval. Litigation co-chair, former federal prosecutor and ‘extraordinary trial lawyerJonathan Polkeshas an amazing track record and is easy to work with, fun and smart’. With rising star Caroline Zalka, he won a complete victory for Archstone in securities litigation valued at $4bn arising from one of the largest REIT deals in history, the $22bn acquisition of Archstone-Smith Trust by affiliates of Lehman Brothers and Tishman Speyer. Stephen Radin and Stacy Nettleton are also recommended.

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