Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Ingber has been selected as one of New York Law Journal’s 2014 “Rising Stars.” The award recognizes New York’s most promising lawyers 40 and under based on their accomplishments and contributions to the practice of law and their communities.
Mr. Ingber was selected as a Rising Star for “successfully representing financial institutions, major corporations and individuals in complex, sensitive and high profile litigation matters, helping to craft winning strategies for some of Mayer Brown’s most prestigious clients,” the publication said in a profile of Mr. Ingber. (View article.)
The profile highlighted Mr. Ingber’s work in several “cutting-edge litigation matters arising out of the financial crisis,” including a trial victory in January that earned him a “Litigator of the Week” honor by The American Lawyer.
Co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in New York, Mr. Ingber represents financial institutions, major corporations and individuals in complex, sensitive and high-profile litigation matters. He conducts a general litigation practice before state and federal courts and arbitration panels, with cases ranging from complex commercial disputes to civil and criminal securities fraud actions and cutting-edge intellectual property matters. He also performs internal corporate investigations on behalf of management and audit committees and represents securitization trustees in residential mortgage-backed securities matters, issuers and underwriters in federal securities class actions, and individuals and corporations in connection with criminal investigations and related civil and administrative proceedings.
Mr. Ingber also has represented pro bono, among others, the NAACP in corporate governance matters, the City of New York, and individuals in asylum, civil rights, and death penalty cases. He has served on numerous panels promoting pro bono work and is currently a member of the board of directors of the Legal Aid Society. Mr. Ingber was one of the first members of the Pro Bono Advisory Council for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
“Rising Stars” judges selected 42 winners from more than 230 nominations.