Brian Fraser has been representing clients in complex commercial litigation for over 30 years. His clients include industry-leading private equity and hedge funds, fund managers, securities and commodities brokers, institutional investors, insurers, investment banks, and other participants in the financial markets, as well as clients in such diverse industries as aircraft manufacturing, petrochemical, and entertainment.
He has litigated cases regarding securities, commodities, structured products, derivatives, syndicated loans, claims in bankruptcy, and municipal debt. Some examples of his work are the representation of the Loan Syndication and Trading Association in two successful New York Court of Appeals cases involving important issues for the syndicated loan market, an interdealer broker in the LIBOR and ISDAfix manipulation cases, a global investment bank in securitization litigation with noteholders and one of the largest bank creditors in the heavily litigated LTV Steel bankruptcy. He often represents clients in civil litigation with parallel criminal or regulatory investigations.
Brian is a frequent author and speaker on a broad range of topics. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500, and SuperLawyers.