David A. Kotler
David A. Kotler advises and represents clients in a wide range of complex corporate and commercial litigation matters involving the financial markets, with a particular focus on investment advisers, hedge funds, and other financial services firms both within and outside the mutual fund industry. Mr. Kotler also advises and represents life sciences companies on complex litigation and arbitration matters, most recently with respect to product development and co-promotion. Mr. Kotler also frequently counsels boards and senior management on a variety of litigation-related matters.
Described as “very smart” and "well regarded among the Bar," Mr. Kotler was recommended by Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States based on the opinions of their peers and clients for his commercial litigation practice. The Legal 500 US have also noted his securities and shareholder litigation practice.
Mr. Kotler is also co-author of Mutual Fund Litigation and Insurance Guide (LexisNexis), a comprehensive book that examines the legal risks faced by the mutual fund industry, the legal bases for potential liability of mutual fund industry participants, the key precedents from important regulatory enforcement actions and civil litigation against the industry, and the critical insurance products and approaches that are available to mitigate these risks.