Throughout our worldwide community, dispute decision lawyers represent global companies on litigation, arbitration and mediation matters. We are aiding a serious French financial institution confronted with felony and civil prices of commercial malpractice (responsibility of data, duty to warn, responsibility of recommendation, unfair time period, legality of escalator clause) in the context of a class motion introduced by consumer associations and a whole bunch of individuals, regarding a portfolio of real estate loans which were granted to individuals in a foreign forex.
Our workforce includes former law clerks for the U.S. Supreme Court docket, the U.S. Circuit Appeals Courts, and U.S. District Courts; former authorities officers at the White House, U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices; and lots of current and former adjunct legislation professors.
V. Donziger et al., Case No. 11-cv-0691 (S.D.N.Y.). Gibson Dunn was lead counsel in Chevron’s RICO and fraud go well with towards the U.S. lawyer and associates who masterminded an extortion scheme in opposition to Chevron that included fraudulently procuring a $9.2 billion Ecuadorian judgment towards the corporate and carrying out an extortionate stress campaign in the U.S. Gibson Dunn obtained a trial verdict in favor of Chevron, in which the district court held that the scheme constituted racketeering in violation of RICO and federal legal guidelines prohibiting attempted extortion, wire fraud, money laundering, witness tampering, obstruction of justice, and the Overseas Corrupt Practices Act.
We additionally seem before federal and state administrative agencies and arbitration panels, including the Worldwide Commerce Fee and the U.S. Court docket of Federal Claims, and arbitrate circumstances in many home and international arbitral forums.
Now we have acted on some of the world’s highest profile home and multijurisdictional investigations, together with excessive-profile regulatory inquiries, regulatory enforcement, legal investigations and prosecutions, and related civil disputes and litigation.