Ganesh Krishna

Associate

New York
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Overview

Ganesh Krishna focuses his practice on complex and multidistrict litigation. He brings a personal approach to his work, ensuring that he develops a meaningful and longstanding relationship with his clients.

Ganesh is a contributor to the firm's e-discovery blog, Discovery Advocate.

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  • Is responsible for a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee, Irving H. Picard, in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS). Focuses on the investigation of and litigation against corporate entities and feeder funds in connection with the SIPA Trustee's efforts to recover funds for the BLMIS estate.
  • Performed an internal investigation and prepared a report for a leading multiclient family office and investment advisory firm with more than $7 billion in assets under management. The investigation centered around an employee potentially misappropriating client assets and any potential implications on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission's custody rules, which require, among other things, that a registered investment adviser ensure that his or her clients' assets are properly maintained by qualified custodians.
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Experience

  • Is responsible for a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee, Irving H. Picard, in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS). Focuses on the investigation of and litigation against corporate entities and feeder funds in connection with the SIPA Trustee's efforts to recover funds for the BLMIS estate.
  • Performed an internal investigation and prepared a report for a leading multiclient family office and investment advisory firm with more than $7 billion in assets under management. The investigation centered around an employee potentially misappropriating client assets and any potential implications on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission's custody rules, which require, among other things, that a registered investment adviser ensure that his or her clients' assets are properly maintained by qualified custodians.
  • Is a member of a cross-office, cross-discipline team representing a client in connection with a securities class action arising out of a $4.5 billion acquisition and the merger consideration paid thereunder, with a substantial motion practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, as well as class certification issues pending before the Second Circuit. Post-merger securities fraud class action relates to the calculation of merger consideration in connection with the post-closing conditions precedent.
  • Represented a client in connection to allegations and an investigation by the SEC relating to insider trading. The individuals under investigation were said to have profited from the purchasing of stock prior to a retail buyout. 
  • Is a member of BakerHostetler's Discovery Management team, which coordinates, develops and integrates numerous cutting-edge commercial and proprietary systems to manage discovery in the more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by the SIPA Trustee to recover stolen funds for the benefit of defrauded BLMIS customers.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013 to 2017)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • BakerHostetler's Diversity Committee

News

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Community

  • Fordham Law Alumni Association
  • Indiana University Alumni Association: Alumni Mentor
  • London School of Economics Alumni Association

Pro Bono

  • As a Crowley Scholar while at Fordham Law School, Ganesh participated in the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice's annual human rights fact-finding project, which partnered with nongovernmental organizations, community organizers, Supreme Court justices and foreign law schools on an international human rights project relating to land rights in Nepal.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York, 2010

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2010, Crowley Scholar
  • M.Sc., The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2005, Sri Ratan Tata Trust Fellow
  • B.S., Indiana University, (Hons)