Mr Daniel Lewis > Shearman & Sterling LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022-6069
United States

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Daniel Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice. He focuses his practice on representing financial institutions and corporations in complex securities class actions, M&A litigation and regulatory matters, as well as in commercial litigation involving financial products, derivatives and banking issues in federal and state courts. In particular, he has helped clients to manage matters in which cases have been filed in multiple jurisdictions. He also represents companies and officers and directors in complex commercial and ERISA litigation, and regularly provides securities and other litigation advice to a wide range of corporate clients.


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United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

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Daniel LewisShearman & Sterling LLP

The firm has few peers in the underwriter space in securities litigation‘, remarks a client of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Known for its securities litigation, investigation and enforcement capability, it has a deep bench of seasoned litigators who have acted in some of the most significant cases in recent history. Its track record has made it a “go-to” practice for complex, high profile and high-stakes matters in the pharmaceutical and financial institution space. Best known for advising investment banks as underwriters in securities class actions, it also represents corporations, boards of directors and special committees, and individuals from a diverse range of industry sectors. Viacom and CEMEX are among its corporate clients. Adam Hakki, who is ‘an excellent lawyer who really pulls the whole group together‘ and Richard Schwed in New York, along with Patrick Robbins in San Francisco, lead the firm’s litigation practice, in which New York-based Daniel Lewis, who has ‘a measured style and communicates very clearly‘, and Lyle Roberts in Washington DC are among the other key partners. Agnès Dunogué is an up-and-coming partner in New York.