Leah Bojnowski is a member of the Financial Services and Securities Litigation practice group. She represents clients in various areas of law, including commercial disputes, arbitration matters, defense of class actions, white collar crime, regulatory investigations, insurance, and securities claims. She has also represented several clients on a pro bono basis in family court and immigration matters.
Representative Matters include representation of:
- an international company in class action litigation regarding alleged false advertising.
- a global corporation in an arbitration involving multiple claimants seeking damages for breach of contract.
- a health care provider and a debt collection agency in federal actions involving federal debt collection statute.
- several lending institutions in foreclosures on commercial mortgages;
- investors with respect to ongoing litigation involving Bernard L.
Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
- an issuer of securities in state court action involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.
- a financial services provider in state and federal court action involving Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.
- a national corporation in breach of contract action relating to real estate development.
- various lobbying entities in their dealings with the New York State Commission on Public Integrity.
- “Alternative Dispute Resolution Law,” Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, American Bar Association. 2008, 2009, 2010 , 2011 and 2012 editions.
- “Second Circuit holds that a plaintiff may plead corporate scienter in securities fraud suit without pleading scienter of any specific individual defendant” 7/7/2008.
- “Supreme Court holds that parties may not agree to expand grounds for vacating or modifying an arbitration agreement under Federal Arbitration Act” 4/1/2008.
Before joining Nixon Peabody, Leah was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City.