Charles C. Platt

Charles C. Platt
Firm: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Address: 7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 230-8860
Fax: (212) 230-8888
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Lawyer Profile:

Charles Platt is a leading commercial litigator, recognized nationally for his work defending financial services and insurance companies. He is a member of the firm's Management Committee and partner-in-charge of the New York office.

Mr. Platt has extensive experience in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, ranging from securities and consumer fraud class actions to internal investigations and corporate control contests. He has defended numerous companies in national class actions regarding investment and retirement products and services, and has tried cases raising breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, tortious interference, fraudulent conveyance, business valuation, indemnification, preliminary injunction, franchise termination, bankruptcy and other commercial issues.

Current Employment Position(s):

Areas of Practice:
Business Trial Group
Securities Litigation
Bar Admissions:
New York
U.S. Supreme Court
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 1979

University of Virginia, 1975

Published Works:
Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, 2005

Representative Cases:
Nationwide (US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit)
WilmerHale Client Victorious in High-Profile Case Involving Collapse of Bear Stearns Fund
Past Employment Positions:
The Hon. Charles L. Brieant, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Clerk, 1979 - 1980

West Practice Categories:
Bankruptcy Litigation, Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Claims Court, Federal Trial Practice, International Trade Litigation, Litigation & Appeals, Multidistrict Litigation, Patent Litigation, Securities Law, Securities Regulation, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Tax Litigation, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, US Supreme Court

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