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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.
NEW YORK, NY 10017
United States

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Lawrence S. Bader is experienced in representing individuals and corporations in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and securities enforcement matters. He has represented clients in federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate level throughout the United States, as well as in arbitrations before New York Stock Exchange and National Association of Securities Dealers panels. Larry’s white collar criminal defense and securities enforcement practice has been extremely varied, including defending corporations and individuals in matters involving the federal securities laws (disclosure issues, insider trading, stock manipulation, and commodities fraud), bank fraud, antitrust violations (bid rigging and price fixing), arms export control violations, and tax fraud. He has represented clients under investigation by various United States Attorney’s Offices, District Attorney’s Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Larry also has conducted numerous internal investigations for corporate clients and counseled individuals involved in such investigations.


Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC, 1989; Partner, Grand & Ostrow, 1984 – 1989; Associate, Grand & Ostrow, 1980 – 1984; Associate, Segal & Hundley, 1976 – 1980.


Larry is a member of the New York City Bar Association (member of the Government Ethics Committee and past member of the Criminal Courts Committee), American Bar Association (Antitrust Law, Criminal Justice, and Litigation Sections), Federal Bar Council, New York Council of Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Compliance and Legal Division).


New York University School of Law (J.D.), 1976; University of Wisconsin (B.A.), 1972.

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United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation - defense

Litigation boutique Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. in New York has a long history of acting in complex white-collar, securities enforcement and regulatory matters, as well as complex business disputes. Edward Spiro and Elkan Abramowitz played roles in one of the most high-profile cases of recent years, having represented the former CEO of Petrobras in a securities class action relating to an alleged bid-rigging and bribery scheme. Spiro and Lawrence Bader were involved in one of the key cases in the life sciences sector last year, having represented former officers and directors of pharmaceutical company Merck & Co in derivative litigation arising from an alleged delay in publishing disappointing clinical trial results. Also recommended are Robert Anello, who acted for an individual in Madoff-related litigation, and Judith Mogul.