Education

  • Brown University (BA cum laude – 1964)
  • Harvard University (JD – 1967)

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted to Bar, New York
  • Admitted to US District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of Columbia, and Northern District of Texas
  • Admitted to US Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Third Circuit
  • Admitted to US Supreme Court

Professional History

  • 2012 – present, Principal, Brodsky ADR LLC
  • 2012 – Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • 2002-2011, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, Former Global Co-Chair, Securities Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Group; Member, Ethics Committee; Member, Part 205 Committee
  • 1999-2002, Managing Director and General Counsel – Americas, Credit Suisse First Boston
  • 1986-1987, Associate Independent Counsel (Matter of Michael Deaver), Washington, DC
  • 1980-1999, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel
  • 1973-1980, Associate, Partner, Guggenheimer & Untermyer
  • 1969-1973, Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of New York;
  • 1967-1969, Law Clerk to US District Judge Dudley Bonsal

Professional Expertise

  • Complex litigation and corporate governance, investigations, trials, and appeals
  • Advised foreign and domestic public and private companies, audit and special committees, and senior executives and independent directors with respect to class and derivative actions, commercial disputes, arbitrations, the conduct of internal investigations, SEC and other regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, and white collar criminal inquiries and prosecutions.

Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Member, Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, Chair, NY Access to Justice Committee;
    Life Member, American Law Institute;
  • Member, American Bar Association (Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association (Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections)
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Member, Audit Committee, and prior member, Nominating Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association; NY Council of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Federal Bar Council
  • Member, Compliance and Legal Division, SIFMA
  • Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Securities Law, Regulation and Compliance
  • Former Liaison to ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Former Chair, New ork Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • Former Board member and Chair, Nominating Committee, Equal Justice Works
  • Former Board member, Association of the Bar Fund

Honors

  • Named by Chambers & Partners as one of the best business lawyers in the United States in securities litigation, bet-the-company litigation, white-collar criminal litigation and enforcement matters
  • Recognized as a Tier 1 “Star” securities litigator by in the Euromoney Benchmark: Litigation Guide
  • Cited as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 USA
  • Voted in the Top 100 of Super Lawyers in New York for Securities Litigation
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in America survey as a recommended attorney in five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, and Criminal Defense-White Collar
  • Recipient, Stephen Banner Award as Corporate Counsel, UJA-Federation of New York, 2001
  • Recipient of Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Work, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1999
  • Recipient, Pathways to Justice Award, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, 1998

Training

  • AAA Consummate Negotiation: Techniques and Tactics – Wednesday, October 12, 2011
  • AAA Ethics 101: Mediators, Arbitrators and Attorneys – Wednesday, October 26, 2011
  • West Legal Education and CPR, Making Mediation Work for You, December 7, 2011
  • CPR, Basic Mediation Workshop, January 12-13, 2012
  • NYS Bar Association, Commercial Mediation Training, March 13-15, 2012
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