Gina Caruso
  1. Counsel
Ms. Caruso is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department. She represents individual and institutional clients in complex commercial litigation, criminal and regulatory investigations, and securities class action litigation. Her recent matters include several significant professional liability cases, SEC and DOJ investigations of auditor conduct, global securities class action litigation, and internal investigations, including matters involving SOX and Dodd-Frank whisteblower allegations.

Ms. Caruso also serves as deputy general counsel to the firm.

Work Highlights

 

Recent Representations

  • Major accounting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and KPMG, in securities and professional liability actions, as well as regulatory investigations
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers in connection with litigation related to Dell and Krispy Kreme and various other civil and regulatory matters
  • Deloitte in connection with litigation related to Warnaco, Brunos and Royal Ahold
  • KPMG in connection with a regulatory matter
  • Xactware Solutions, Inc. in antitrust and other civil litigation arising out of Hurricane Katrina-related claims practices and payments
  • Financial institutions and other public companies in internal investigations, including matters involving SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower allegations

Of Note

  • Co-author, Professional Liability in Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, West Group and ABA

Professional History

  • Counsel, 2006-present
  • Associate, 1996-2006

Articles and Books

  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition
    Chapter 85: Professional Liability | Thomson Reuters, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Ohio

Education

  • B.S.E., Duke University, 1987
  • M.E., Johns Hopkins University, 1991
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1996
    • Associate Editor, Law Review