NEW YORK, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP today announced that James J. Brennan has joined the Firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group, effective February 16, 2016.
Mr. Brennan, 39, practiced for over eight years at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. A graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, he served as a law clerk for then United States District Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie. At Wollmuth Maher, Mr. Brennan will continue his career in litigating securities, banking, and other complex business disputes.
David Wollmuth, a co-founder of Wollmuth Maher, stated: "We're excited to have Jim join our expanding litigation practice. Jim brings both a strong financial institutions background and a depth of experience in commercial litigation that is well suited to the increasingly complex needs of our clients."
Mr. Brennan commented: "I am incredibly excited to join Wollmuth Maher's outstanding litigation practice, and am eager to add to the firm's success in providing highly favorable results for its clients."
Mr. Brennan's past representations include:
- Represented a state retirement management board in obtaining a record $500 million actuarial malpractice settlement.
- Represented a cancer treatment company in achieving dismissal of antitrust claims seeking over $1 billion in damages related to the bidding process for construction of a medical facility in New York City. TPTCC NY, INC. v. Radiation Therapy Services, Inc., 784 F. Supp. 2d 485 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
- Represented a private equity firm in achieving a favorable resolution of a securities class action, trustee actions, and customer actions related to client's ownership interest in a public company that filed for bankruptcy following disclosure of an accounting fraud.
About Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch
Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch is a 50-lawyer firm with offices at 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. The Firm is a leader in representing institutional investors seeking to recover losses on investments of all kinds, including in particular structured products, such as CDOs, CLOs, RMBS, CMBS, and TruPS. Wollmuth Maher is currently litigating direct claims totaling over $15 billion, for such clients as the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, AIG, and Western & Southern Financial Group. In addition to litigation, the Firm practices in the areas of distressed investing and bankruptcy, corporate transactions, and tax. The Firm's collaborative approach ensures that the necessary legal expertise and resources are engaged to achieve the best possible results for our clients.
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