News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Event 02 Oct. 2019
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Borzu Sabahi Lead ILI Advanced International Arbitration Training Sessions for the Philippines Office of Solicitor General
News 03 Feb. 2020
Curtis Announces New Partners and Counsels Across Offices in 2020
News 04 Dec. 2019
Curtis advises TIM S.p.A. on €240 million sale of its stake in Persidera, a leading digital terrestrial television signal company
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 04 Dec. 2019
New York Partner Eduardo A. Cukier Presented at the Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax Conference
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
News 05 Feb. 2020
Partner Michael S. Schwartz Elected as an Officer of the Trusts & Estates Section of the NYSBA
News 20 Feb. 2020
18 Curtis Practice Areas and 22 Individuals Ranked in Chambers Global 2020
Event 12 Feb. 2020
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at the 2020 Biennial Conference of the ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group
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Eliot Lauer is co-chair of the Litigation group. He represents clients in complex civil and criminal matters in federal and state courts. He is also an experienced federal and state appellate advocate.
Mr. Lauer has tried criminal and civil cases involving mail and wire fraud, tax fraud, false statements to state and federal agencies, commodities fraud, transactions in government securities and commodity futures, market manipulation, accountants' and other professionals' liability, false advertising, contract and agency disputes involving real estate, product liability, and other commercial transactions. He has experience representing clients in investigations and proceedings conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ), State Attorneys General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state accountancy boards and other agencies. He also is well-versed in the diverse litigation aspects of bankruptcy proceedings.
Mr. Lauer has served as counsel to special board committees, including audit committees, and in connection with independent investigations of internal corporate affairs. He has particular experience in evaluating and defending fraud, negligence and statutory claims (including class actions) against corporate issuers, directors and accountants in matters relating to audits and presentation of financial statements and related corporate disclosure. He also has experience in many facets of litigation involving bankruptcy, Ponzi schemes, and other fraudulent schemes.
For a number of years, Mr. Lauer served as an active member of the arbitration panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and several industry bodies. As an advocate, he represented clients in numerous domestic and international arbitrations and mediations.
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Antitrust and Competition
White Collar Defense and Investigations
Intellectual Property Litigation
Commercial Disputes - Arbitration
News 29 Mar. 2019
Curtis Secures Complete Victory for Client in Federal District Court in Colorado: Decision Confirms Enforcement of US$36 million Bolivian Arbitral Award
News 14 Jun. 2018
Motion to Confirm Bolivian Arbitral Award Asks Federal District Court in Colorado To Examine Judicial Misconduct in Bolivia
Eliot Lauer is a "smart, sophisticated lawyer."
Chambers USA 2019
"Clients say: 'He is knowledgeable, responsible, intelligent and efficient.'"
Chambers USA 2018
"Clients highlight his 'extremely good judgment' as a particular strength."
Chambers USA 2017