Experience

    • The Special Committee and independent members of the Board of Directors of Dell in defeating requests for a preliminary injunction and obtaining dismissal of 26 stockholder class actions challenging $25 billion going-private transaction.
    • The Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a lawsuit brought by an AIG shareholder challenging the terms of the historic $85 billion bail-out of AIG.
    • The Prudential Insurance Company of America in the dismissal of an ERISA class action lawsuit regarding unclaimed life insurance benefits.
    • JPMorgan Chase and certain of its affiliates in the dismissal of all claims in a class action lawsuit challenging provision of private mortgage insurance.
    • Officers and directors of Cablevision in a lawsuit challenging executive compensation.
    • Providence Equity Partners in winning summary judgment in a shareholder class action lawsuit arising from Providence's $1.9 billion acquisition of SRA International.
    • J.C. Flowers in dismissal of lawsuit arising from the 2011 collapse of MF Global.
    • A major global insurer in shareholder class action and derivative lawsuits arising from regulatory inquiries into death benefit payment practices and compliance with unclaimed property laws.
    • The Prudential Insurance Company of America in a policyholder class action regarding use of retained asset accounts in connection with service members group life insurance.

Education

  • Yale Law School, 1995, J.D.
  • Harvard University, 1990, B.A.

Languages

  • English