Joseph Serino > Latham & Watkins LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
1271 Avenue of the Americas
NY 10020
United States


A go-to trial lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience, Joseph Serino has a diverse commercial litigation practice coupled with substantial trial experience. As a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, Mr. Serino brings deep experience in handling the most complex commercial litigation as well as antitrust and securities matters facing companies across industries.


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United States > Dispute resolution > Financial services litigation

Latham & Watkins LLP has a varied financial services litigation practice, encompassing securities disputes, allegations of anti-competitive behaviour and market manipulation, and investigations by regulators including the SEC and CFTC as well as the DOJ. The team’s securities litigation work includes handling securities fraud claims related to IPOs and direct listings as well as RMBS litigation. In the antitrust space, the practice acts in claims of rate and market manipulation; in one prominent case, the team is representing the Saudi National Bank in litigation alleging that the bank attempted to manipulate the Qatari Riyal as a part of ongoing diplomatic tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The team is led by Andrew Clubok, who works across the firm’s New York and Washington DC office, and Douglas Yatter and Joseph Serino, who are both based in New York. Clubok leads on securities litigation, with long-standing expertise in the space, while Yatter focuses on derivatives regulation and previously worked as an trial attorney at the CFTC. Serino is a highly experienced trial lawyer with expertise across corporate and commercial litigation. Richard Owens is also based in New York and is recognized for his work in investigations and white-collar crime prosecutions.