Paul Gluckow is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. His practice focuses on securities litigation—including class and derivative actions, disputes in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and government and internal investigations—as well as antitrust litigation and other complex commercial litigation matters. He is recognized by The Legal 500 in Securities: Shareholder Litigation, Financial Services Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and M&A Litigation, where clients have described him as “very responsive and client-friendly.” He is also recognized by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation.
Securities and Shareholder Litigation: Paul regularly represents financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in high-profile securities and shareholder litigations, and other related matters, including government and internal investigations. Recent representations include: JPMorgan Chase in litigation involving the alleged manipulation of LIBOR; Sirius XM and certain of its directors against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and related claims; First Reserve in an expedited trial in Delaware Chancery Court; former members of the Board of Directors of BearingPoint against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and related claims; and Morgan Stanley in an auction rate securities derivative litigation.
M&A Litigation: Paul has substantial experience in litigation arising out of corporate acquisitions and other transactions. Recent representations include: GI Partners in its acquisition of ORBCOMM; Sirius XM in its acquisition of Pandora Media; The Phoenix Companies in its acquisition by Nassau Reinsurance Group; ADT Corporation in its acquisition by affiliates of Apollo Global Management; Office Depot in its merger with OfficeMax; and Crestwood Midstream in its acquisition by Inergy Midstream.
Antitrust: Paul has also been active in antitrust and competition matters, including cases alleging monopolization, price-fixing, and other restraints of trade. Recent representations include: JPMorgan Chase in litigation involving the alleged manipulation of LIBOR; KKR in a DOJ investigation related to consortium bidding in leveraged buyout transactions and a civil antitrust action alleging collusion among private equity firms; KKR and Centerview in defending against a civil antitrust action arising out of the acquisition of Del Monte Foods; and HCA Inc. and Palmyra Park Hospital in litigation seeking to enjoin the sale of Palmyra.
Other complex commercial litigation matters include: Various clients in connection with post-closing purchase price adjustment disputes; Cooper Industries in defending against alleged fraudulent conveyance and related claims; and Blackstone and Equity Office Properties in various breach of contract disputes arising from Blackstone’s acquisition of EOP.
Paul received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1994, where he was also Editor-in-Chief of the Seton Hall Law Review. He received his M. Phil. with highest distinction in 1992 from the University of Glasgow and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1988.
Updated Sep 2021