Overview

Emily Horn is an associate in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution group. Her practice focuses on representing financial institutions and other multinational corporations in complex commercial and securities-related disputes in federal and state courts across the United States. Emily also has significant experience representing major corporations and individuals in international-arbitration disputes.

Emily’s recent experience includes defending major commercial and investment banks in significant lawsuits, government regulatory proceedings and multi-jurisdictional investigations. Many of Emily’s recent experiences resulted in Law360 recognizing Mayer Brown as a “Banking Group of the Year” in 2018 and 2017.


Areas of Focus

Experience

  • Representing securitization trustees in several litigations, pending in various jurisdictions, arising out of their role as securitization trustee in residential mortgage-backed securities.
  • Served as counsel on team that obtained a complete victory for defendants, winning summary judgment dismissing a lawsuit seeking $950 million in damages that was brought by Oppenheimer Holdings and Oppenheimer & Co. arising from the sale of CIBC's US investment banking business. The court ruled that CIBC did not breach the parties' warehouse facility agreement or asset purchase agreement, or violate the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and that CIBC World Markets did not tortiously interfere with CIBC's performance.
  • Successfully sought an arbitration award ordering the Spanish seller of an environmental services company to pay a $5.5 million purchase price adjustment to the US purchaser, and dismissing all of the seller’s counterclaims, following a hearing conducted in New York under the ICC Rules of Arbitration.
  • Earned a final arbitration award ordering one partner of a foreign manufacturing joint venture to pay $38.4 million in damages, plus attorneys’ fees and costs, to our client following a week-long arbitration hearing conducted in Singapore under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

Education

Haverford College, BA

University of Virginia School of Law, JD

Admissions

  • New York

Court

  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York