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Owen L. Cyrulnik

Grais & Ellsworth LLP

New York, NY, USA

Owen L. Cyrulnik has represented clients in a broad range of complex securities litigation in federal and state courts around the United States. Mr. Cyrulnik is part of the team representing the Federal Home Loan Banks of San Francisco and Seattle and The Charles Schwab Corporation in their litigation against securities dealers to rescind the purchase of certificates backed by residential mortgage loans. He also advises certificateholders in mortgage-backed securitizations and CDOs in disputes against the originators and servicers of the loans in those trusts. Mr. Cyrulnik was recently named "Litigator of the Week" by The American Lawyer for his work in removing the proceedings involving Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage-backed securities investors to federal court. Mr. Cyrulnik has represented one of the world's largest media companies in a multi-billion dollar securities class action and dozens of related suits in the wake of one of the largest mergers in history; a major investment bank in multi-faceted litigation arising out of the fall of Enron; and a medical device company claiming patent infringement in an arbitration before the World Intellectual Property Organization.


  • Harvard Law School, JD 2000
  • Yeshiva University, BA 1997

Previous Employment

  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Associate, 2000-2008

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2001

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