Laguardia, Daniel H.R.

Daniel H.R. Laguardia

Daniel Laguardia, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, represents and advises corporate clients and various financial institutions, including banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, mutual funds and private equity funds, in securities litigation, internal investigations, regulatory matters and complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He was a law clerk to Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, from 1999 to 2000 and to Judge David G. Trager, U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y., from 1998 to 1999.

Selected Experience

  • Representing publicly owned restaurant chain and executives in securities fraud class action alleging accounting-based claims under Rule 10b-5
  • Representing biotechnology company in international arbitration
  • Representing U.K. bank in litigation relating to its issuance of mortgage backed securities
  • Representing Board of Directors of U.S. bank in connection with independent investigation of corporate governance issues
  • Retained by private equity fund to lead internal investigation, litigation, and situation management in connection with potential fraud involving projects in Asia and the Middle East

Selected Publications

  • “The Best-Laid Plans: Preventing Rule 10b5-1 Plans from Going Awry” The Hedge Fund Law Report, June 6, 2014
  • Subcommittee chair and co-author, “Report on the Possible Impact of Halliburton II on Securities Class Action Litigation,” New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Securities Litigation’s Fraud-on-the-Market Subcommittee, May 28, 2014


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1998
    • Managing Editor, Annual Survey of American Law
  • University of Chicago, B.A., 1993


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