Mr. Gelber and Ms. Santillo both have extensive experience litigating claims on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court. They have successfully litigated partnership disputes, employment matters, securities fraud claims, art and consumer fraud claims, complex contract and tort claims, real estate matters, and a wide variety of commercial disputes.
Mr. Gelber and Ms. Santillo represent a broad range of clients, from individuals, to start-ups, to Fortune 500 companies. Their recent successes include winning a motion to dismiss all eight causes of action against an individual in connection with a $100 million Ponzi scheme; winning a motion to dismiss all causes of action against two real estate developers in a consumer fraud case; defeating a motion to attach all of a client’s assets in a Ponzi scheme case; defeating a group of insiders in an attempt to steal a company’s valuable patents in a bankruptcy matter; and securing a valuable turnover in a high profile art fraud. Mr. Gelber and Ms. Santillo have also obtained numerous favorable settlements outside of the courtroom, helping clients to avoid the costs of lengthy litigation.
Mr. Gelber has extensive arbitration experience as well. He has arbitrated claims on behalf of individuals and large financial institutions, as both Plaintiff and Defendant before FINRA, JAMS, AAA, and the ICC.
- Securities Litigation and Arbitration
- Real Estate Litigation
- Contract Disputes
- Products Liability Claims
- Consumer Fraud Claims
- Patent and IP Litigation
- Civil Rights Litigation