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Eric Seiler, a founder of Friedman Kaplan, is well known for his work in high-stakes complex commercial litigation, including in matters of first impression. He has a broad-based practice in federal and state courts which includes substantial, ongoing experience acting as lead counsel in significant jury and non-jury trials and arbitrations. His areas of focus include securities, complex contractual disputes, business torts, insurance, accountants' liability, antitrust, and employment litigation and arbitration.
His recent work includes:
• representation of the founder of WeWork challenging the decision of its majority institutional shareholder to terminate a multi-billion dollar tender offer;
• representation of the largest institutional holder of wildfire subrogation claims in the PG&E bankruptcy as litigation counsel with respect to multibillion dollars of claims;
• representation of Caesars Entertainment Corporation in defense of federal and chancery court lawsuits brought by various creditor groups alleging that certain transactions violated terms of bond issuances and the Trust Indenture Act;
• representation of GSO Capital Partners in litigation challenging its refinancing of debt issued by New Jersey-based home builder Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc;
• representation of Wells Fargo in connection with a multibillion-dollar dispute with Citigroup arising out of the acquisition of Wachovia by Wells Fargo.