Ganesh Krishna represents U.S. and international clients in courts and arbitral tribunals around the world. His practice focuses on complex and multidistrict litigation, including cross-border investigations, international trade and regulatory compliance, and international asset tracing and recovery.
Ganesh has won multi-million dollar awards prosecuting his clients’ claims and has successfully defended companies in multiplaintiff lawsuits. Additionally, his experience includes protecting assets and obtaining fraudulently hidden assets on behalf of clients.
Ganesh also specializes in data privacy and electronic discovery issues in complex litigations, a skill that he has developed over years of managing very large, document-intensive cases. He is an experienced advisor regarding data security breaches, preservation of evidence, discovery management, the use of technology in litigation and dispositive motion practice.
He aims to bring a personal approach to his work, ensuring that he develops a meaningful and longstanding relationship with his clients. Ganesh is a contributor to the firm’s e-discovery blog, Discovery Advocate.
- Coordinated with Canadian co-counsel in cross-border asset recovery action for H.M.B. Holdings, a corporate victim of illegal expropriation of over $40 million by a sovereign government.
- Represented a client in connection to allegations and an investigation by the SEC relating to insider trading. The individuals under investigation were said to have profited from the purchasing of stock prior to a retail buyout.
- Is a member of BakerHostetler’s Discovery Management team, which coordinates, develops and integrates numerous cutting-edge commercial and proprietary systems to manage discovery in the more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by the SIPA Trustee to recover stolen funds for the benefit of defrauded BLMIS customers.
- Works directly with in-house counsel, internal stakeholders and third-party technologists to preserve evidence and manage discovery in data breaches and security incidents, as well as in subsequent class actions and regulatory investigations.
- Counsels organizations on how to comply with international data transfer restrictions and data localization requirements, including through the utilization of cross-border transfer mechanisms such as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, standard contractual clauses and binding corporate rules.
- American Bar Association
- New York City Bar Association: Litigation Committee Member
- National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
- South Asian Bar Association
- Fordham Law Alumni Association
- Indiana University Alumni Association: Alumni Mentor
- London School of Economics Alumni Association
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2010, Crowley Scholar
- M.Sc., The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2005, Sri Ratan Tata Trust Fellow
- B.S., Indiana University, 2004 (Hons)
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- New York, 2010
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