Greg Danilow is a senior partner in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice. He focuses on securities, class action and derivative litigation, as well as counseling Boards, Board committees, and directors on corporate governance, securities, disclosure, and transactional matters.
Mr. Danilow’s practice also includes litigation involving contests for corporate control, and a broad spectrum of complex business disputes at the trial and appellate levels, as well as representation in regulatory proceedings.
Mr. Danilow graduated from Lehigh University and Fordham University School of Law where he was an editor of the law review. Mr. Danilow was law clerk to Hon. John M. Cannella, United States District Court Judge, Southern District of New York.
- Representation of General Electric Company, its senior executives, and/or its Board of Directors, in connection with multiple securities class actions, derivative claims, and fiduciary duty litigation, as well as corporate transactions and governance issues
- Representation of General Electric Capital Corporation in RMBS-related litigation
- Counsel to the related party transactions committee of the Board of Sears Holdings Corp.
- Counsel to an independent committee of American Express in connection with a shareholder demand
- Counsel to an independent committee of Massey Energy responding to a shareholder demand relating to a mining incident, and to an independent director in subsequent shareholder litigation
- Counsel to Straight Path Communications Inc. in its $3.1 billion sale to Verizon Communications Inc. and related Delaware litigation
- US Court of Appeals 1st Cir.
- US Court of Appeals 2nd Cir.
- US Court of Appeals 4th Cir.
- Eastern District New York
- US Supreme Court
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