Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
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New York, NY 10005-1702
Herbert S. Washer is a member of the Executive Committee and of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP’s litigation practice group concentrating on the defense of complex securities, derivative-related and commodities matters involving civil, regulatory and criminal proceedings. He represents institutions and individuals in federal and state courts, before regulatory bodies and in internal investigations in matters concerning accounting fraud, derivative products, commodities and securities trading, market manipulation, banking and price-fixing.
Mr. Washer currently serves as lead counsel representing major financial institutions in numerous high-profile matters, including civil, criminal and/or regulatory enforcement actions involving the CDO, ARS and CDS markets, alleged commodities market manipulations, and the setting of LIBOR rates. He also represented Merrill Lynch in all criminal, regulatory and civil matters arising out of the collapse of Enron.
Mr. Washer is recognized as a leading securities litigator by the major lawyer ranking directories including Chambers USA, Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation, and The Legal 500. He is an author and frequent lecturer on securities litigation and government investigations.