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

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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 & Resources

NEWS

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

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

M&A Update: New York State Court Extends Common Interest Privilege to Merger Talks

Dec 10, 2014

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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Quorum

Quorum: March 2014 V2N1

Mar 26, 2014

Videos

Cadwalader is a Leading Advisor to Corporations and Financial Institutions

Sep 18, 2013

 
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Revlon: Motive, Market Checks and Injunctions
Joshua Apfelroth,Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Brittany Schulman,Martin L. Seidel, January 8, 2015
In two separate December 19th decisions, the Delaware Supreme Court and the Delaware Chancery Court declined to enjoin stockholder votes with respect to pending mergers for alleged violations of the target board’s Revlon duties. The decisions affirmed longstanding Delaware caselaw providing...

New York State Court Extends Common Interest Privilege to Merger Talks
Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Brittany Schulman,Martin L. Seidel, December 17, 2014
In a December 4, 2014 decision, the New York Appellate Court, First Department, held that documents and discussions related to negotiation of a merger could be protected by the common interest privilege. The ruling represents a change in New York law which, unlike Delaware, previously limited the...

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.



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