Gregory A. Markel

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Antitrust Litigation & Civil Investigations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate & Securities Litigation
  • Financial Products Litigation
  • Investment Management Litigation
  • Litigation
 
University Columbia University, B.A., 1967; University of Michigan, M.B.A., 1968
 
Law SchoolYale Law School, J.D., 1972
 
Admitted1972, New York; Alabama; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
 
Memberships V2N1 Mar 26, 2014

Videos

• Cadwalader is a Leading Advisor to Corporations and Financial Institutions Sep 18, 2013

 
Biography

Greg Markel is a nationally known trial lawyer who concentrates his practice on securities litigation, corporate governance litigation, mergers and acquisition litigation and antitrust litigation particularly in bet your company cases.

News Releases

• Cadwalader Named Among Leaders in 2015 Benchmark Litigation Rankings Nov 06, 2014

• More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition Sep 15, 2014

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Aug 18, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards Jul 11, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014 Jun 27, 2014

• Cadwalader's James Woolery and Gregory Markel Recognized in 2013-14 LawDragon 500 Feb 25, 2014

• Cadwalader Advises Elan Corporation, plc in US$8.6 billion sale to Perrigo Company plc Dec 18, 2013

• Cadwalader Litigators Recognized Nationally, Locally by Benchmark Litigation 2014 Nov 20, 2013

• Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US Oct 25, 2013

• 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices Oct 22, 2013

• Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys Sep 18, 2013

• Cadwalader Practices Recognized as Top Tier by U.S. News and Best Lawyers Nov 01, 2012

• 2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Names Four from Cadwalader as “Lawyers of the Year” Oct 23, 2012

• Benchmark Litigation Names Cadwalader Litigators as Outstanding in Their Fields Oct 18, 2012

• Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields Oct 15, 2012

• 2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice Oct 06, 2012

• The Legal 500 Recognizes More than 15 Cadwalader Practices and 47 of the Firm's Lawyers Across U.S. Offices Jun 06, 2012

• Cadwalader Partners Gregory Markel and Rick Rule Named to LawDragon 500 Jan 03, 2012

• Cadwalader Named a Highly Recommended Litigation Firm by Benchmark Nov 17, 2011

• Markel Named One of Top 100 Metro New York Super Lawyers for 2011 Oct 19, 2011

• Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields Sep 26, 2011

• 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice Sep 06, 2011

• The Legal 500 U.S. Recommends Cadwalader in 13 Areas of Practice and Highly Ranks More Than 50 Attorneys Jun 01, 2011

• The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 37 Cadwalader Attorneys in 21 Areas of Practice Aug 04, 2010

• Cadwalader Practices Commended by US Legal 500 Jun 16, 2010

• Two Cadwalader Attorneys Named to Lawdragon 500 May 17, 2010

• Cadwalader Practitioners Lauded in Latest Edition of Benchmark Litigation Oct 08, 2009

• 2010 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes Numerous Cadwalader Attorneys Aug 07, 2009

• Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA Jun 12, 2009

• Cadwalader Receives High Marks from The Legal 500 Jun 03, 2009

Recent Press

• Law Dragon 500 Lawyer Limelight: Gregory Markel Jul 22, 2012

• Cadwalader's Amended Complaint for UBS in $687 Million Dispute with Highland Moves Forward Mar 04, 2011

Recognition

• Cadwalader Named Among Leaders in 2015 Benchmark Litigation Rankings Nov 06, 2014

• More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition Sep 15, 2014

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Aug 18, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards Jul 11, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014 Jun 27, 2014

• Chambers and Partners USA 2014 May 23, 2014

• Cadwalader's James Woolery and Gregory Markel Recognized in 2013-14 LawDragon 500 Feb 25, 2014

• Cadwalader Litigators Recognized Nationally, Locally by Benchmark Litigation 2014 Nov 20, 2013

• Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US Oct 25, 2013

• 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices Oct 22, 2013

• Chambers and Partners USA 2013 May 24, 2013

• 2013 Best Lawyers in America Names Scott Cammarn, Stuart Goldstein, Gregory Markel, and Gregory Mocek “Lawyers of the Year” Oct 23, 2012

• 2013 Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys Oct 18, 2012

• Super Lawyers 2012 Oct 15, 2012

• The Best Lawyers In America 2013 Oct 06, 2012

• Chambers and Partners USA 2012 Jun 07, 2012

• 2012 Legal 500 US Jun 06, 2012

• Gregory A. Markel and Rick Rule Named Among Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in 2011 Jan 03, 2012

• Gregory A. Markel Named to 2011 Top 100 Metro New York Super Lawyers Oct 19, 2011

• Gregory A. Markel Named Among Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in 2010 May 17, 2010

Clients & Friends Memos

• M&A Update: Federal Court Decision in Allergan Control Battle Raises Serious Questions for New Takeover Technique Nov 06, 2014

• M&A Update: No Control, No Conflict, No Problem Oct 31, 2014

• M&A Update: Chancery Court Orders Financial Advisor to Pay Millions in Damages For Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty Oct 13, 2014

• Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.: The Court Retains Basic, But Permits Defendants To Rebut Price Impact At Class Certification Jun 25, 2014

• M&A Update: Delaware Court Upholds Sotheby's Poison Pill Defense Against Activist Citing “Negative Control” as a Corporate Threat May 05, 2014

• M&A Update: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Business Judgment Rule Review for Certain Controlling Stockholder Transactions with Dual Minority Protections Mar 17, 2014

• M&A Update: The “Gatekeepers”: Delaware Court Holds Conflicted Financial Advisor Liable for Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty Mar 13, 2014

• In Matrixx Decision the Supreme Court Rejects Bright-Line Materiality Test for Motions to Dismiss Securities Fraud Claims Apr 06, 2011

Books

• Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts

This treatise on civil federal court litigation features the work of many leading commercial litigators and judges.

• Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts

This seminal work features contributions from leading commercial litigators and judges in New York. The treatise has been widely recognized as a unique and invaluable resource and has become a definitive reference work. It covers the substantive law most commonly encountered in commercial cases in New York, and discuss the interplay between rules of procedure and substantive law.

Articles

• Expert Q&A on the Fraud on the Market Presumption Aug 01, 2014

• Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund: Supreme Court Retains Basic, But Permits Defendants to Rebut Price Impact at Class Certification Jul 11, 2014

• Somebody's Watching: Chancery Court Rules That Communications Between Director and His Personal Counsel Via Company Email Address Are Not Privileged Dec 04, 2013

• Settling Class Actions: Process and Procedure Oct 01, 2013

• Predictive Coding: Another Tool To Address the Costs of E-Discovery May 25, 2012

• Class Certification Under Attack Dec 12, 2011

• Lower Courts Divided on Standard For Pleading Loss Causation Post-'Dura' Mar 31, 2011

• Core Operations' Doctrine May Undermine PSLRA Apr 29, 2010

• Enforcement Procedures and Rules in U.S. Courts Apr 12, 2010

• Piercing the Corporate Veil and Best Practices to Avoid it Mar 22, 2010

• Failure of Oversight Claims Bar Still High Nov 30, 2009

• Complex Litigation: Sometimes, the Witness is a Cipher Apr 21, 2008

• When Can Financial Institutions Be Liable for Federal Securities Fraud in Connection with Securities Issued by Others: The Uncertain State of the Law May 01, 2007

• Don't Blame the Culprit's Bank Apr 30, 2007

• Defending Claims Against Underwriters of Asset-Backed Securities: The Due DIligence Defense Dec 27, 2006

• In re Charter Communications, Inc. Securities Litigation and Simpson v. AOL Time Warner Inc.: Circuits Split Over the Validity of 'Scheme' Liability Under Section 10(b) Dec 01, 2006

• The Due Diligence Defense for Underwriters of Asset-Backed Securities Nov 27, 2006

• 10b-5 Scheme Liability Nov 13, 2006

• Recent Developments in Delaware Case Law Sep 01, 2006

• Help or Hindrance? CAFA's Effect on Corporate Defendants' Litigation Strategy is Not So Clear Feb 13, 2006

• Appealing Class Certification Orders Oct 11, 2005

• Dura Pharmaceuticals Aug 08, 2005

• The Aftermath of Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo Jun 01, 2005

• The High Price of Misconduct Mar 01, 2005

• Pleading Loss Causation in Securities Litigation Oct 18, 2004

• Internet Litigation and How to Avoid It May 24, 1999

Events

• 3rd Annual Securities Litigation and Enforcement Institute Nov 17, 2014

• PLI's Class Action Litigation 2014 Jul 09, 2014

• Commercial Litigation Academy 2014 Jun 05, 2014

• Financial Advisor Conflicts of Interest Jun 05, 2014

• Tulane Corporate Law Institute Mar 27, 2014

• 2nd Annual Institute for Corporate Counsel: Navigating the Boardroom, the Courtroom & the Space Between Dec 06, 2013

• 2nd Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute Nov 12, 2013

• First Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute Dec 11, 2012

• Institute for Corporate Counsel 2012 Dec 07, 2012

• Trial by Jury 2012 Nov 28, 2012

• Trial by Jury Nov 28, 2012

• Commercial Litigation Academy Oct 19, 2012

• Ethics Issues in Internal Investigations Oct 01, 2012

• Civil Appeals and Argument Oct 01, 2012

• Compliance and Legal Society Charlotte Regional Seminar Sep 24, 2012

• New York Roundtable: Corporate Governance, Institutional Investor Education Foundation Dec 09, 2011

• City Bar's Securities Litigation Program Dec 06, 2011

• Trial by Jury Nov 01, 2011

• The Value of Mediation in Securities Actions Settlement Discussions Jan 01, 2011

• Settlement Trends and Tactics Dec 09, 2010

• Trial by Jury Dec 01, 2010

• Class Action Litigation Strategies 2010 Jul 01, 2010

• City Bar's Securities Litigation Program Feb 03, 2010

• Settlement Trends and Tactics Dec 08, 2009

• Trial by Jury Dec 02, 2009

• 41st Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 04, 2009

• Use of Confidential Witnesses in Securities Litigation Jun 01, 2009

• Litigating Claims Related to Credit Default Swaps May 13, 2009

• 40th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 12, 2008

• How to Reduce Corporate Litigation Costs and Still Win Your Case Oct 30, 2008

• Trial by Jury Sep 12, 2008

• Credit Crisis Effects on the U.S. Economy Sep 09, 2008

• Current Trends in Financial Regulation and Enforcement Aug 12, 2008

• Current Issues in D&O Liability & Insurance Jun 06, 2008

• Parallel Proceedings in Securities Cases 2008 Jan 16, 2008

• Attorney-Client Privilege for the In-House Lawyer Dec 17, 2007

• 39th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 08, 2007

• The Mediation of Securities Class Actions Sep 25, 2007

• Legal Developments in Directors & Officers Insurance Jun 01, 2007

• Defending Accountants and Attorneys under the Securities Laws Nov 29, 2006

• 38th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 08, 2006

• Overlapping Civil Litigation and Regulatory Investigations: Just When You Thought it Couldn't Get Worse... Nov 01, 2006

• D&O Mediations: A Method to the Madness Jan 01, 2006

• Enron on Trial Jan 01, 2006

• New Trends in SEC Investigations and Class-Action Litigation Dec 19, 2005

• 37th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 05, 2005

• Financial Institution's Liability Developments Sep 01, 2005

• D&O Liability Developments Sep 01, 2005

• Litigation Leadership Roundtable Aug 01, 2005

• Recent Developments in Shareholder Litigation & Related Government Enforcement Initiatives Jun 01, 2005

• D&O Liability & Insurance 2005 Jun 01, 2005

• 2005 D&O Market Trends Seminar Series Feb 01, 2005

• 36th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 11, 2004

• Commentary and Instruction to Various Banks and Investment Banks on the Interagency Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structure Finance Activities Jul 01, 2004

• D&O Liability Developments Jun 01, 2004

• The New Era of Litigation Against Financial Institutions Jun 01, 2004

• A Sarbanes-Oxley Update Jun 01, 2004

• Financial Institution's Liability Developments Jun 01, 2004

• The Financial Institution Crisis: An In Depth Look Feb 01, 2004

• Litigating A Class Action Case, What Every Litigator Needs to Know Jan 01, 2004

• 35th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Feb 13, 2003

• Litigating the Financial Fraud Case Jan 01, 2003

• Litigation and Resolution of Complex Class Actions Dec 01, 2002

• 34th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 07, 2002

• 33rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 08, 2001

• Speech to Professional Liability Insurers on IPO Allocations Cases Sep 01, 2001

• Online Securities Trading Litigation Nov 01, 2000

• 32nd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Oct 27, 2000

• The PSLRA After Silicon Graphics Nov 24, 1999

• 31st Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Nov 04, 1999

• How to Settle a Class Action Jul 01, 1998

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Federal Court Decision in Allergan Control Battle Raises Serious Questions for New Takeover Technique
Joshua Apfelroth,Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Martin L. Seidel, November 15, 2014
The Federal District Court’s November 4th ruling in Allergan, Inc. vs. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. raises “serious questions” for the takeover partnership employed by Valeant and Pershing Square in their hostile bid to acquire Allergan.

No Control, No Conflict, No Problem
Joshua Apfelroth,Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Martin L. Seidel, November 15, 2014
On October 24th, the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed a lawsuit challenging the merger of Crimson Exploration and Contango Oil & Gas. Minority Crimson stockholders alleged that Oaktree Capital Management, Crimson’s largest stockholder with a 33.7% stake, controlled Crimson and caused it...

M&A Update: Chancery Court Orders Financial Advisor to Pay Millions in Damages For Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Martin L. Seidel, October 22, 2014
On October 10, 2014, Vice Chancellor Travis Laster ruled that RBC Capital was liable to the former stockholders of Rural/Metro Corporation for $75.8 million - representing 83% of the total damages - for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty of care by Rural/Metro’s board in connection with...



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