Biography

Antonio Yanez, Jr. is a partner in the Litigation Department and Vice-Chair of the Securities Litigation Practice Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.  He concentrates on securities and financial reporting matters, mergers and acquisitions litigation, and arbitration.

Mr. Yanez’s practice includes representation of issuers, accounting firms, private equity firms, and others in securities class actions, M&A cases, SEC proceedings, and other litigation and regulatory matters.  He has extensive experience conducting internal and independent investigations of financial reporting, accounting, and related issues.  He also has experience in deal-related and commercial arbitration.

Mr. Yanez has particular experience in matters with an international dimension, having handled matters in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.  He speaks fluent Spanish.

Mr. Yanez is ranked among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Litigation: Securities in New York by Chambers USA (2010-2018).