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United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

The New York office at White & Case LLP has a large commercial litigation practice in which key partners handle securities cases as part of their broader portfolio of work. In securities matters, the firm has strong local and cross-border capabilities, and it frequently defends US and non-US companies and their management in US securities litigation and government civil or criminal enforcement actions, including matters before the DOJ and SEC. Its lawyers have in-depth knowledge of litigation under the 1933 and 1934 Securities Acts, including shareholder class action lawsuits, shareholder derivative suits, and the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisory Act. Practice head Glenn Kurtz and key partner Kim Havlin (Haviv) are currently representing Tufin Software Technologies in Section 11 claims in New York state court and in federal court in California in which plaintiffs alleges that the company made misrepresentations relating to its 2019 IPO.

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

White & Case LLP has a strong track record in representing clients from the healthcare, pharmaceutical, consumer products and financial sectors. The practice covers a wide range of commercial disputes and is particularly well-positioned for cross-border mandates. Team head Glenn Kurtz  in New York has over 30 years of disputes experience and recently reached an appeal victory for a broken deal dispute for Anthem, after also prevailing at trial. The Washington DC-based Tara Lee is a class action specialist and recently acted for clients from the defense industry. Bryan Merryman in Los Angeles is considered to be ‘efficient, practical and a gifted advocate.’ Other key practitioners are Kim Havlin (Haviv) (New York) and Rachel Feldman in Los Angeles.

United States > Dispute resolution > International litigation

White & Case LLP‘s commercial litigation team handles US disputes and advises on global strategy for parallel proceedings abroad and enforcement litigation, with particular experience acting for international pharmaceutical, retail and oil and gas sector companies and foreign states and state-owned organizations. Securities litigator Glenn Kurtz leads the team from New York, where Nicole Erb, who has particular expertise in disputes involving US sanctions, and David Hille, who counts contract, securities, antitrust and intellectual property litigation and class actions among his specialisms, are also based. In Washington DC, key contacts include Claire DeLelle and Tara Lee, who are noted for their respective success acting for financial services and defense sector client, and trial lawyer Christopher Curran. The group’s West Coast offering includes Los Angeles-based TMT disputes experts Aalok Sharma and Rachel Feldman.