Lewis, Daniel

Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, concentrates on the representation of global financial institutions in complex securities class action, M&A litigation and regulatory matters, as well as in commercial litigation involving financial products, derivatives and ERISA in federal and state courts. He also represents companies and officers and directors in complex securities class action and ERISA litigation, and regularly provides securities and other litigation advice to a wide range of corporate clients in the automotive, media, communications and other industries.

Selected Experience

  • Counsel to Countrywide Financial Corporation in ongoing institutional RMBS purchaser actions in state and federal courts across the United States, including litigations in nine different states filed against Countrywide Financial and related entities by institutional plaintiffs such as federal home loan banks, mutual and hedge funds, insurance companies and regional banks
  • Counsel to underwriters, including clients such as Bank of America, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and dozens of others in separate securities class actions arising out of recent stock offerings of companies such as MF Global, Fifth Third Bank, Focus Media, EnergySolutions, Popular, Inc. (commonly known as Banco Popular) and Limelight Networks


  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Columbia College, B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa



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