Samuel C. McCoubreyis an associate in the firm's Securities Litigation practice. He has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including both trial and appellate experience, and has represented clients in the accounting, financial services and other industries in complex litigation and investigations.
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Representation of Big Four auditors in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) investigations and enforcement proceedings
Anwar v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd., No. 09-cv-118 (S.D.N.Y.): Representation of a Big Four accounting firm in a negligence action arising out of the Madoff fraud
In re Lehman Brothers Inc., Nos. 15-cv-8903, 15-cv-8989 (S.D.N.Y.): Representation of the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) trustee of Lehman Brothers Inc. in the trial and subsequent appeals of claims to approximately $150 million in bonuses and other compensation purportedly owed to former Lehman Brothers employees
In re Lehman Brothers Inc., No. 12-2322 (2d Cir.): Representation of the SIPA trustee of Lehman Brothers Inc. in trial, appeals and settlement of a $7 billion dispute arising from the sale of Lehman Brothers' broker-dealer business to Barclays Capital Inc.
In re Lehman Brothers Inc., No. 08-1420 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.): Representation of the SIPA trustee of Lehman Brothers Inc. in a $1 billion litigation concerning fraud and breach of contract claims by an insurer of residential mortgage loans
In re Lehman Brothers Inc., No. 08-1420 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.): Representation of the SIPA trustee of Lehman Brothers Inc. in connection with $25 million in claims filed against the Lehman estate by former Lehman employees
In re Nortel Networks Inc., No. 09-10138 (Bankr. Del.): Representation of the joint administrators of Nortel's European, Middle Eastern and African affiliates in one of the largest cross-border insolvencies ever, including litigation over the division of $8 billion in proceeds of asset sales
Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America Inc. v. Rasmussen, No. 6:07-cv-1091 (M.D. Fla.): Representation of a not-for-profit organization in an action involving Americans with Disabilities Act and tort claims
Kingsway Financial Services Inc. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, No. 03 Civ. 5560 (S.D.N.Y.): Representation of a Big Four accounting firm in a securities fraud action arising out of the acquisition of a property and casualty insurer
Betches LLC v. O'Donnell, No. 13-cv-3027 (E.D.N.Y.): Pro bono representation of the defendant in a trademark infringement action