Mr Michael Paskin > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP > NEW YORK, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States

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Michael A. Paskin focuses his practice on class actions and other complex litigation, primarily in the areas of securities, antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and general commercial disputes. Over more than two decades at the Firm, he has represented many leading financial institutions in matters involving complex financial products such as residential mortgage‑backed securities, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps and other derivatives, as well as loan syndication and interest rate benchmarks. Mr. Paskin also has represented corporate clients in various industries. In addition, he represents corporations and boards of directors in connection with internal investigations and inquiries by U.S. and foreign regulators, including the SEC, DOJ, CFTC and European Commission.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Financial services litigation

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP fields a strong team in the contentious financial services space, representing investment banks, private equity funds and asset management firms in a variety of high-profile disputes. The team remains highly focused on antitrust litigation, where its work includes defending clients accused of anti-competitive practices and the manipulation of rates and markets. The practice is also active in the fintech space, handling high-profile litigation such as the defense of Robinhood in claims stemming from the retail broker-dealer’s actions to restrict trading in volatile securities, such as shares in Gamestop and AMC. Daniel Slifkin is a key figure to note in the team; he is a long-standing figure in the space with deep experience across antitrust and securities litigation. Michael Paskin is another name to note in the antitrust space, while Lauren Moskowitz is noted for her work in RMBS disputes as well as in lawsuits alleging fraud and breach of contract. Elsewhere, Timothy Cameron is recognized for his experience in taking securities disputes to trial. All named lawyers are based in New York.