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John A. Neuwirth

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

New York, NY, USA

John A. Neuwirth is a partner in the firm's Securities Litigation practice group. Mr. Neuwirth's practice focuses on the nationwide litigation of M&A, securities, derivative, complex business and corporate matters at the trial and appellate levels in both federal and state courts, and before arbitration panels. Mr. Neuwirth also counsels boards of directors, board committees and senior management on M&A, corporate governance, securities, disclosure, regulatory and other issues, and provides representation in connection with governmental, regulatory and internal investigations, and proxy contests. Clients he has represented include: ExxonMobil, General Electric, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, The Walt Disney Company, Thomas H. Lee Partners, Providence Equity Partners, Gentiva Health Services, Sanofi and Safran S.A.

Chambers USA describes Mr. Neuwirth as "extremely knowledgeable and practical" and has listed him as one of America's leading securities litigators since 2011. He was also recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2012 and 2013. In 2010, Mr. Neuwirth was named in Legal 500 as a leading securities litigator in the United States. Since 2008, Mr. Neuwirth has been named a New York "SuperLawyer" in the securities litigation area. In 2007, The New York Times included Mr. Neuwirth in its "next generation of deal makers." Also in 2007, Mr. Neuwirth was named by Securities Law 360 as one of "10 under 40" for his work in the securities litigation, corporate governance, class action and regulatory areas.

Bar Admissions

US Court of Appeals 2nd Cir.; US Court of Appeals 3rd Cir.; US Court of Appeals 9th Cir.; Eastern District New York; New York State; Southern District New York


Hamilton College; New York University School of Law

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