Christine A. Montenegro

Christine A. Montenegro represents clients in commercial disputes, securities fraud cases, bankruptcy litigation and products liability. Ms. Montenegro represents numerous investment and hedge funds, financial institutions and corporations. She has practiced in federal and state courts and in arbitration around the country.
Notable Representations

Representing Anderson News, L.L.C. in an antitrust action alleging a conspiracy among the leading magazine publishers and distributors to boycott Anderson forcing it into bankruptcy.
Representing the controlling shareholder of LightSquared in connection with the bankruptcy proceeding.
Representing the indenture trustee for the pre-LBO notes in the Tribune Company bankruptcy.
Representing seven foreign municipalities in a fraud and negligent misrepresentation action against subsidiaries of a national bank, concerning the sale and marketing of derivative products.
Representing a litigation trust for a nationwide beverage manufacturer seeking recovery against insiders, auditors, financial advisors, and other third parties.
Represented an insurance company seeking recovery for securities fraud in the federal multi-district litigation relating to the collapse of Parmalat Finanziaria S.p.A.
Defending an auto parts manufacturer in a vehicle fire case in New York, where we won summary judgment dismissing the plaintiffs' manufacturing and design defect claims.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Complex Financial Products Litigation and 3) Securities Litigation
Law School Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2000)
Education Fordham University, College of Business (B.S., 1997)
Bar Member / Association New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
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