Elizabeth G. McCurrach

Associate

New York
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Elizabeth McCurrach is a commercial litigator who focuses her practice on international litigation issues. She has recently concentrated her practice extensively on the legal implications of Brexit locally and globally. Elizabeth is highly skilled at investigating complex factual scenarios and deconstructing the situation down to its base issues in order to provide efficient and innovative solutions to the client.

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  • Works on a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the court-appointed Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee, Irving H. Picard, for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Performs depositions and drafts both domestic and international motions, liaises with foreign counsel regarding investigation strategy, document review and discovery concerns and trial issues.
  • Represented investment managers of major global bank and financial services company in matter in broker raiding arena originating when bank was sued. Involved in extensive motion practice, including handling motions to dismiss and appeals. Case was settled on eve of trial.
  • Drafted an appellate brief to the Second Circuit seeking vacatur of an arbitral award, the strength of which permitted the settlement of the case for a portion of the arbitration judgment obtained by the prevailing party.
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Experience

  • Works on a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the court-appointed Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee, Irving H. Picard, for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Performs depositions and drafts both domestic and international motions, liaises with foreign counsel regarding investigation strategy, document review and discovery concerns and trial issues.
  • Represented investment managers of major global bank and financial services company in matter in broker raiding arena originating when bank was sued. Involved in extensive motion practice, including handling motions to dismiss and appeals. Case was settled on eve of trial.
  • Drafted an appellate brief to the Second Circuit seeking vacatur of an arbitral award, the strength of which permitted the settlement of the case for a portion of the arbitration judgment obtained by the prevailing party.

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013 to 2016)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association

News

Community

  • New York Road Runners
  • Alzheimers Association of New York City: Volunteer

Pro Bono

  • Involved in New York office’s partnership with Her Justice, an organization which provides legal services to low-income women in New York City.

Services

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York, 2008

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2007, Glenn Peters Scholar
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2004, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Blog

In The Blogs

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Disputes.Global
Not So Fast – The High Court Decides Parliament Gets a Say in Brexit
By Elizabeth G. McCurrach
November 14, 2016
While the dust was still settling on the United Kingdom’s June referendum to leave the European Union, the “Remain” campaign scored a major win in the English High Court of Justice on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. This decision casts even more...
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