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Robyn F. Tarnofsky

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA


A partner in the Litigation Department, Robyn F. Tarnofsky has a diverse practice that encompasses a broad range of litigation matters, including complex securities and commercial litigation.

Ms. Tarnofsky has recently litigated on behalf of:

  •   Citigroup, in defense of securities class action and related fraud allegations involving Enron Corporation;
  •   Merck, in defense of securities and ERISA class action litigations relating to the company's sales of Vytorin;
  •   Merck/Medco, in defense of a derivative litigation alleging that the pharmaceutical company improperly recognized revenue;
  •   Conexant, in defense of securities, derivative and ERISA litigations arising out of a merger;
  •   Interpool, in defense of shareholder objections to a going-private transaction; and
  •   A private equity firm in defense of shareholder objections to going-private transactions.
Ms. Tarnofsky has appeared as a faculty member for the PLI's annual program "Managing Complex Litigation" and served as executive editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Education
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1995 cum laude
B.A., Yale College, 1991 summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships
Hon. Sandra L. Lynch, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
Hon. Edward R. Korman, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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