Partner / NEW YORK,
Partner / NEW YORK
Edward (“Ed”) Altabet received his J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Cornell Law School in 2004, where he served as the Executive Bench Editor of the Moot Court Board. He received his B.A. in philosophy from Binghamton University and his M.A. in philosophy from Columbia University.
Mr. Altabet is a fierce advocate for his clients and an accomplished litigator who has extensive first chair experience in federal and state courts across the country. He started his career at Troutman Sanders and honed his skills as a litigator over the past decade at Schulte Roth & Zabel and Nixon Peabody.
Mr. Altabet represents clients across a broad range of industries in connection with a wide array of commercial disputes, including: securities fraud actions, breach of contract cases, corporate governance and derivative suits, FINRA arbitrations, SEC investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, commercial real estate disputes, trustee and creditor counsel in bankruptcy, and appellate litigation. He also routinely advises start-ups and mid-cap companies as outside general counsel on compliance and governance matters.
Representative cases handled by Mr. Altabet include: