Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1988, Law Review
  • Columbia University, Doctoral Candidate Masters, Philosophy, 1983
  • Long Island University, B.A., 1977 (Philosophy - summa cum laude)
  • Long Island University, B.A., 1977 (music performance summa cum laude - classic guitar)
  • State of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District, New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District, New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • California Superior Court, Los Angeles County
  • U.S. District Court, Maryland
  • New Jersey Superior Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District, New York
  • New Jersey Superior Court
  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey (Newark)
  • California Superior Court, Los Angeles County
  • U.S. District Court, Central Division of Utah
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Activities

  • Board of Advisors, Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Reporter, 1996-2018
  • American Bar Association Antitrust, RICO and Labor Law Committee, 2004-2018
  • Practicing Law Institute Securities Arbitration Faculty, 1996, 1998-1999, 2001, 2004, 2008-2009
  • New York State Bar Association Committee on Securities Litigation, 1995-1997

Posts

"More than 40 Years Later, the Unresolved Question in Lipsky Remains Up for Debate"

Can you rely on allegations contained in a separate, unadjudicated proceeding to make your own case in court? That question,…

"Was the Supreme Court’s Decision in Comcast Truly an Antitrust Class Certification Game-changer?"

The United States Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend led many attorneys and legal scholars to believe…

Co-Written Articles

Offit Kurman Attorneys’ Successful Dismissal of Claims Against Its Auditor Client

Offit Kurman Attorneys’ Successful Dismissal of Claims Against Its Auditor Client In Excess of $65 Million Unanimously Affirmed by the…

Questions and Answers on RICO Extraterritoriality After RJR Nabisco

Under what circumstances can United States federal statute apply extraterritorially—that is, outside of the U.S.? And in an increasingly globalized…