Steven M Bierman, a partner of Sidley Austin LLP, is co-head of Sidley’s 100-lawyer New York Litigation Group, and for the past ten years was a global leader of the Commercial Litigation and Disputes Practice. His practice emphasizes a broad range of business, commercial, and financial disputes, securities fraud, class actions, claims regarding mergers and acquisitions, disputes in bankruptcy, and employment-related claims. Steve litigates and tries cases in U.S. federal and state courts and in domestic and international arbitrations, and has led internal corporate investigations. His commercial litigation experience includes representing U.S. and foreign companies in disputes involving alleged breach of contract, representations and warranties, purchase and sale of businesses, obligations under financial instruments, fraud and business torts. Steve’s shareholder class action and derivative litigation experience has involved alleged violations of U.S. securities laws and breaches of corporate fiduciary duties, and pre-litigation shareholder demands. Steve also regularly advises clients regarding early evaluation of claims and defenses, and has extensive experience representing clients in mediation of disputes. Steve has been recognized as a United States and a New York Litigation Star (Commercial Litigation) by Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 (Commercial Litigation), and Chambers USA 2017.
The Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review - 1st Edition
This first edition is published at a time when the world grows ever smaller and commercial relationships are the common currency that links countries and cultures across the globe. Whether you are a corporate counsel, a business executive, a private practitioner or a government official, and whether you are facing litigation or arbitration of a commercial dispute, negotiating a contract with an eye towards minimising litigation risk, or simply interested in learning more about this important area of law as related by a seasoned and savvy practitioner, we hope you will find this volume informative, instructive and enjoyable.
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