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Daniel J. Schwartz

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Represents financial institutions and professional services firms in federal and state securities matters, class actions and complex commercial litigation.
  • Daniel represents financial institutions and professional services firms in federal and state securities matters, class actions and complex commercial litigation. In addition, he has represented clients in a variety of regulatory, criminal, antitrust and bankruptcy matters.
Languages
Hebrew
Languages
Hebrew

Experience highlights

Recent Representations
  • Representing Binance in a putative federal securities class action involving cryptocurrency 
  • Dismissal of federal and state class action litigation against XP Inc., along with directors, officers and shareholders, concerning the company's U.S. initial public offering
  • Morgan Stanley in multiple litigations nationwide relating to residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligation (CDO) transactions
  • Dismissal of a putative class action against a major investment bank brought by investors in a $1.2 billion CDO transaction backed by subprime mortgage assets
  • Partial summary judgment for an investment bank in a contractual dispute with a monoline insurer over coverage for credit losses on a $1 billion CDO transaction
  • Defending a major New York law firm in a putative securities fraud class action arising from investments in a purported international Ponzi scheme
  • A major investment bank in securities class actions and related matters arising from alleged conflicts of interest between equity research and investment banking
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in securities class action and related litigation relating to Tyco International, Ltd.
  • Frontier Airlines in litigation with its unions over collective bargaining agreements in connection with Chapter 11 restructuring proceedings
  • Pharmaceutical companies in antitrust litigation and licensing disputes
  • Institutions and individuals in civil regulatory and criminal investigations by FINRA, the SEC, and other federal and state regulators
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Insights

Education
J.D., New York University School of Law
  • cum laude
  • Notes Editor, New York University Law Review
A.B., History and Literature, Harvard University
  • magna cum laude
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2011-present
  • Associate, 2002-2011
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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