Claiborne R. Hane’s practice focuses on complex commercial and securities litigation in federal and state courts.
Clay represents individuals, public and private companies, and institutional investors, including hedge funds, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, in litigation involving breach of contract, class actions, real estate disputes, securities fraud, as well as antitrust investigations by the United States Department of Justice.
Clay has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.
- Former CEO and Chairman of Phoenixus AG and Vyera Pharmaceuticals in unprecedented Sherman Act claims in an antitrust action brought by the FTC and seven state Attorneys General in the Southern District of New York.
- Deka Immobilien Investment, a real estate asset management company, in an action to recover $136 million paid on a guarantee after the borrower defaulted.
- A chief executive officer of a financial technology start-up in a criminal investigation by the New York Office of the Attorney General.
- One of the largest amusement park operators in the country in connection with a royalty and licensing dispute.