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Landis C. Best represents global corporations, multinational financial institutions, and leading media companies in litigation and appeals, as well as before government and regulatory bodies. Her practice covers a broad spectrum of matters, including securities litigation, government investigations, insurance disputes, regulatory guidance, First Amendment/media litigation, intellectual property matters, and appellate work. Landis recently completed work as a senior leader of the legal team supporting the DOJ-appointed Monitor of Toyota Motor Corp. She was also part of the legal team that represented HSBC in a multi-year government investigation into allegations of Bank Secrecy Act and Trade Sanctions violations. Landis has represented or is currently representing the following companies and organizations: ABC, AIG, CBS, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Natixis, The New Yorker, The New York Times Company, The Motion Picture Association of America, Starr Global Holdings, Starwood, Time Warner Cable, and Zurich Reinsurance among others.
A partner since 2001, Landis joined Cahill in 1995 after completing her clerkships for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court; the Honorable N. Carlton Tilley, Jr. of the U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; and the American Arbitrators, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Benchmark Litigation has recognized Landis as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States and is listed in Lawdragon's The 500 Leading Lawyers in America guide. Landis serves as the co-chair of Cahill's Associate Liaison Committee and is a member of the firm’s Insurance and Pensions Committee.
Landis has been an active leader within the ABA's Section of Litigation and has held several leadership positions, including: Co-Chair of the First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee (2002-2006), Co-Managing Director (2011-2012), National Co-Chair of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (2015-2017), and Chair of the Attorney-Client Privilege Task Force (2018-2019). Landis also served on the ABA's Standing Committee on Amicus Curiae Briefs (2009-2010). Landis serves as a member of the Rules Committee for the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.