Alan R. Glickman, a partner in the New York office, practices in the areas of complex commercial, securities, shareholder derivative, RICO, accountants' liability, intellectual property, real estate, class action defense, mergers & acquisitions, and bankruptcy and creditors' rights litigation. Recent significant cases include the defense of a former senior executive of Bear Stearns in class actions brought in the wake of the firm's collapse and acquisition (In re Bear Stearns Securities and Derivative Litigation), the defense of three investment banks against class action claims relating to alleged misstatements in connection with a securities offering (In re Intershop Communications AG Securities Litigation), and the defense of a major Olympic international sports federation in an antitrust litigation (WSF v. International Skating Union). Alan also has conducted numerous internal investigations, including on behalf of the boards of directors of a major pharmaceutical company and a major food wholesaler/distributor relating to alleged accounting improprieties.
In practice for almost 30 years, Alan is listed in Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, and New York Super Lawyers, which recognizes the top five percent of attorneys within the New York metro area. Alan received his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University in 1977, and graduated from New York University School of Law, where he was editor of the Moot Court Board, in 1980.