Cara McGourty focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including securities litigation and contract disputes.
Member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions.
Represented an international defense contractor in a securities fraud class action. Participated in all aspects of discovery, including witness interviews, depositions, discovery disputes and summary judgment briefing. Settlement was obtained in favor of the client.
Involved in the defense of a securities class action on behalf of an international pharmaceutical company. Participated in successful briefing of discovery disputes.
Represented an international insurance company in a dispute with a former executive over employment contract provisions relating to termination and profit distributions.
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2009; Senior Staff Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review
B.A., Tulane University, 2001
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York