Daniel L. Cantor

Dan Cantor is a partner in O’Melveny’s New York office and a member of the Securities Litigation Practice. Dan has a broad range of experience representing entities of all sizes, as well as individuals, in general commercial litigation, including contract disputes, federal securities and common law fraud actions, regulatory investigations, corporate governance disputes, insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, and employment matters. In particular, Dan has extensive experience representing financial institutions in securities litigation, securities sales practice disputes, lender liability disputes, investment banking disputes, hiring/raiding disputes, and employment disputes. He has appeared in state and federal courts and before various dispute resolution organizations.

Dan’s recent successes include scoring two directed verdicts in securities arbitrations for a leading broker-dealer that faced suitability claims and allegations of offering poor investment advice; winning summary judgment in favor of a major financial institution’s asset management affiliate in an action concerning the proper pricing of corporate bonds sold in privately negotiated transactions between institutions investors; and, obtaining dismissal of an industry-wide class action challenging the cash sweep programs of major broker-dealers. He also trains associates and counsel on the fundamentals of securities litigation.

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Areas of Practice 1) Securities Litigation, 2) Insurance and Reinsurance, 3) Distressed Company and Bankruptcy Litigation, 4) Private Equity and 5) Litigation
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Law, J.D., 1989
Education Cornell University, B.A., 1986
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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