Daniel P. Porembski

Staff Attorney

Columbus
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Overview

Daniel Porembski is an attorney in the firm’s litigation practice, aiding in a wide-range of client matters. He primarily works as a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions.

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  • Currently working on a variety of investigatory and litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel to the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, including aiding in avoidance actions and assigned claims against a number of financial institutions, hedge funds, and individuals that subscribed into BLMIS and other feeder funds.
  • Aided in investigations to determine facts and legal basis of cartel allegations involving international organizations under investigation for violations of federal antitrust laws by the Department of Justice.
  • Provided consultation on review of wide-ranging changes to collective-bargaining agreement interpretation, focusing on the vesting of retiree health-care benefits.

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Experience

  • Currently working on a variety of investigatory and litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel to the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, including aiding in avoidance actions and assigned claims against a number of financial institutions, hedge funds, and individuals that subscribed into BLMIS and other feeder funds.”
  • Aided in investigations to determine facts and legal basis of cartel allegations involving international organizations under investigation for violations of federal antitrust laws by the Department of Justice.
  • Provided consultation on review of wide-ranging changes to collective-bargaining agreement interpretation, focusing on the vesting of retiree health-care benefits.
  • Assisted in litigation of ongoing claims against medical school for alleged violations of Department of Education rules.
  • Assisted in advising an employer on the effects of contracting practices towards oversight by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Community

  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education: Volunteer Judge (Mock Trial/Moot Court)

Pro Bono

  • Legal Aid Society: Volunteer Attorney

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., University of Akron School of Law, cum laude; Akron Law Review, Associate Editor; Moot Court Society, Vice President
  • B.A., The Ohio State University