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Danielle L. Rose
Lawyer
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1209
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1209

Danielle Rose regularly serves as lead counsel in representing clients in high-stakes, commercial litigation and arbitration, often involving disputes between major financial institutions and/or institutional investors related to complex financial products and services. Ms. Rose has extensive experience in litigating matters related to residential mortgage-backed securities and similar structured products. She also has substantial experience in litigating M&A, joint venture and partnership disputes.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. Rose practiced at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she represented clients in complex commercial and securities disputes, including M&A matters, and in government regulatory investigations.

After law school, Ms. Rose clerked for the Honorable Leonard B. Sand of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD, honors
  • Princeton University, BA, honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Honorable Leonard B. Sand, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Accolades

  • The Legal 500 United States, General Commercial Disputes
  • The Legal 500 United States, International Litigation
  • New York Metro Super Lawyer

Select Engagements

Financial Products & Services Litigation

  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in various litigations asserting breaches of representations and warranties in connection with residential mortgage-backed securitizations.
  • Representation of major financial institution in pursuing claims related to RMBS.
  • Representation of an institutional investor in litigation relating to corporate control over joint venture investments in a South American utility company.
  • Representation of a commodity futures trading firm in litigation and arbitration against multiple clearinghouses and futures and options merchants relating to US $100 million+ of disputed trades on the Intercontinental Exchange.
  • Representation of a private equity firm and a limited liability company (LLC) in litigation related to the transaction by which those entities acquired a popular collectibles company.
  • Representation of the former CEO of a multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with respect to a putative securities class action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Insolvency & Debtor-Creditor Disputes

  • Representation of a major financial institution in opposing claim objection by Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
  • Defense of a sovereign wealth fund and a monetary authority against a constructive fraudulent conveyance action related to a media company's bankruptcy.
  • Defense of an investment firm and its founder in a subsequent transfer action brought by the court-appointed trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Representation of the Cayman Islands branch of a large investment bank in an intercreditor dispute with a U.S. commercial bank arising out of a U.S. bankruptcy proceeding.
 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • New York State Bar Association, Hedge Fund and Capital Markets Litigation Committee, Co-Chair

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, "Litigation and Arbitration in Different Jurisdictions" (Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum, New York, September 2016)
  • Speaker, "Annual RMBS Investor Legal Conference" (Association of Mortgage Investors, New York, December 2012) 
  • Co-author, "Proof Beyond All Possible Doubt: Is There a Need for a Higher Burden of Proof When the Sentence May Be Death?" (Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2003)
  • Co-author, "Inadvertent and Selective Disclosure of Privileged Material: Proposed Rule 502" (3 No. 7 Sec. Litig. Rep. 10, July/August 2006)
  • Co-author, Modern Federal Jury Instructions - Criminal Volumes (Chapter 9A, 2002)

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD, honors
  • Princeton University, BA, honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Honorable Leonard B. Sand, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Accolades

  • The Legal 500 United States, General Commercial Disputes
  • The Legal 500 United States, International Litigation
  • New York Metro Super Lawyer

Engagements

Financial Products & Services Litigation

  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in various litigations asserting breaches of representations and warranties in connection with residential mortgage-backed securitizations.
  • Representation of major financial institution in pursuing claims related to RMBS.
  • Representation of an institutional investor in litigation relating to corporate control over joint venture investments in a South American utility company.
  • Representation of a commodity futures trading firm in litigation and arbitration against multiple clearinghouses and futures and options merchants relating to US $100 million+ of disputed trades on the Intercontinental Exchange.
  • Representation of a private equity firm and a limited liability company (LLC) in litigation related to the transaction by which those entities acquired a popular collectibles company.
  • Representation of the former CEO of a multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with respect to a putative securities class action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Insolvency & Debtor-Creditor Disputes

  • Representation of a major financial institution in opposing claim objection by Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
  • Defense of a sovereign wealth fund and a monetary authority against a constructive fraudulent conveyance action related to a media company's bankruptcy.
  • Defense of an investment firm and its founder in a subsequent transfer action brought by the court-appointed trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Representation of the Cayman Islands branch of a large investment bank in an intercreditor dispute with a U.S. commercial bank arising out of a U.S. bankruptcy proceeding.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • New York State Bar Association, Hedge Fund and Capital Markets Litigation Committee, Co-Chair

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, "Litigation and Arbitration in Different Jurisdictions" (Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum, New York, September 2016)
  • Speaker, "Annual RMBS Investor Legal Conference" (Association of Mortgage Investors, New York, December 2012) 
  • Co-author, "Proof Beyond All Possible Doubt: Is There a Need for a Higher Burden of Proof When the Sentence May Be Death?" (Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2003)
  • Co-author, "Inadvertent and Selective Disclosure of Privileged Material: Proposed Rule 502" (3 No. 7 Sec. Litig. Rep. 10, July/August 2006)
  • Co-author, Modern Federal Jury Instructions - Criminal Volumes (Chapter 9A, 2002)