Richard A. Rosen - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Richard A. Rosen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

A partner in the Litigation Department and co-chair of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement group, Richard A. Rosen has extensive experience in civil litigation in the state and federal courts in the fields of securities, directors’ and officers’ liability, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives, banking, commodity futures and other complex business disputes.

Additional Information


Richard has frequently represented public companies and underwriting syndicates in securities fraud class action litigations, as well as both issuers and investment banking firms in a wide variety of other securities matters. He has also defended class actions involving open and closed-end funds and limited partnerships and often appears on behalf of directors and officers in derivative suits alleging breaches of fiduciary duty and as counsel for Special Litigation Committees.

Representative clients for which he has handled significant litigations are: Morgan StanleyCitigroupJP Morgan Chase, Goldman SachsUBSThomas H. Lee PartnersVan Kampen InvestmentsTurquoise HillTeco EnergyWarner Chilcott, Ltd.Hotels.comContinental Grain Company and Carnival Corporation. He has filed amicus curiae briefs in both the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of the Securities Industry Association in cases raising issues of particular concern to the securities industry.

He has frequently represented major money center banks, as well as other financial institutions and major bank customers, in a wide variety of litigation matters and potential litigation, ranging from borrower bankruptcies and workouts to lender liability actions, age discrimination claims, letter of credit disputes and other commercial controversies. 

Brown UniversityBA 1975Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1978

Client Comments

"Richard Rosen is very smart."

"Richard Rosen is a very good lawyer. He knows how to evaluate a client's needs and tailors advice accordingly."

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the New York City Metro Area
Richard A. Rosen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Securities

Other Information

Gender: Male