Provided by Clifford Thau
Known in the market as “a strategic thinker who can see around the corner and the consequences down the line” (Chambers USA 2022), Cliff is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on securities litigation and regulatory and internal investigations. He represents issuers, underwriters, and officers and directors in class action lawsuits; securities and private equity firms and senior management in federal and state regulatory proceedings; and Audit and Special Committees in internal investigations and SEC investigations. Cliff also represents corporations in commercial litigation and accounting firms in malpractice actions and bankruptcy court proceedings. Cliff is “a fearsome litigator” who has “a command of the situation and subject matter better than any attorney I have ever worked with” (Client Feedback: Chambers USA 2019).
Partner since 2002; Prior Co-Managing Partner of the New York office.
Lectured on subjects relating to the federal securities law, commercial litigation and attorney/client privilege and written several articles for legal publications.
Columbia Law School, JD, 1981; University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1978; admitted to practice in New York, United States Supreme Court, US Court of Appeals, Second and Fifth Circuits, and US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.