Daniel Cantor

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Daniel L. Cantor is a versatile commercial litigator representing entities of all sizes, as well as individuals. His experience spans contract disputes, federal securities and common law fraud actions, regulatory investigations, corporate governance disputes, insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, and employment matters.

Dan has worked extensively with financial institutions, representing them in securities litigation, securities sales practice disputes, lender liability disputes, investment banking disputes, hiring/raiding disputes, and employment disputes. He has appeared before state and federal courts as well as alternative dispute resolution organizations.


  • Secured two directed verdicts in securities arbitrations for a leading broker-dealer that faced suitability claims and allegations of offering poor investment advice
  • Won 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 the institution’s investors
  • Secured dismissal of an industry-wide class action challenging the cash sweep programs of major broker-dealers
  • Secured dismissal of successor-liability claims, alleging de facto merger and implied assumption of liability, and seeking to hold financial institution liable for billions of dollars in potential liability
  • Representing a global financial services company in a renegotiation and restructuring of a private United States oil and gas company
  • Defending a major bank in multiple litigations seeking more than US$1 billion in damages for alleged breaches of financing agreements relating to the failed Fontainebleau Las Vegas casino project
  • Representing a leading international financial institution in two separate actions seeking treble damages under the Antiterrorism Act for engaging in transactions alleged to be tied to international terrorism
  • Representing a major bank in the Tribune Company bankruptcy case in Delaware in connection with allegations that a multi-billion dollar leveraged buyout constituted a fraudulent conveyance
  • Representing a broker-dealer and its employees in litigations brought by public employee retirement/pension funds
  • Representing an investment bank in litigation brought by an investment management firm, claiming that our client misappropriated confidential and proprietary information and otherwise tortiously interfered with a potential US$800 million “life settlement” transaction
  • Representing an investment bank in multiple disputes involving fees for investment banking and advisory services
  • Representing a top broker-dealer in federal and state litigations arising out of a former employee’s alleged participation in a Ponzi scheme created by a hedge fund
  • Representing two founders/managers of private equity and CLO funds in a corporate governance dispute with other founders/managers
  • Representing former senior executive of a leading mutual fund complex in several nationwide class actions involving trading and sales practices in the mutual fund industry
  • Representing several major national broker-dealers and their employees in various litigations and arbitrations brought by customers alleging securities fraud and/or sales practice violations
  • Representing a leading national broker-dealer in several securities arbitrations brought by competitors alleging “raiding” and other improper hiring practices
  • Representing financial investors named as co-defendants with an issuer in a securities fraud litigation


  • New York
  • US District Court, Northern District of Florida, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Second and Eleventh Circuits


  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1989: cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.A., 1986


  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Business Law sections


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