Christopher Malloy represents public and private companies, financial institutions and individuals in litigation in state and federal courts, including complex commercial disputes, securities class actions and shareholder derivative suits.
Mr. Malloy also has represented clients, both as plaintiffs and as defendants, in corporate control disputes; commercial real estate litigation, including foreclosures and lender liability disputes; and disputes involving allegations of tortious interference with business relations, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.
Examples of Mr. Malloy’s representations include:
- Embraer S.A. in the defense of a securities fraud class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York arising in the wake of the company’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of claims under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act;
- Bank of America in the defense of a securities fraud class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York relating to claims that it failed to disclose its exposure to losses relating to its mortgage lending and servicing businesses;
- Merrill Lynch in the defense of a securities class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging that the prospectuses for 85 offerings of mortgage-backed securities contained untrue statements about the credit quality of the underlying subprime and alt-a mortgage loans;
- Barclays Bank in an interpleader action relating to defaults under an indenture for a collateralized debt obligation backed by commercial real estate assets;
- Green Bancorp in the defense of a shareholder class action in the Maryland Circuit Court alleging it aided and abetted breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with a merger with SP Bancorp;
- Quanta Services in an action brought by Dycom Industries relating to claimed violation of a noncompete agreement in the telecommunications infrastructure business;
- directors of Toll Brothers, Inc. in the defense of a shareholder derivative action in the Delaware Court of Chancery seeking disgorgement of profits from the sale of stock;
- SL Green in litigation relating to mortgage financing on a New York City office building under construction; and
- J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1993 (Editor in Chief, St. John’s Law Review)
- B.S., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1987
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