Tariq Mundiya is a partner in the Litigation Department, specializing in internal investigations, securities and corporate litigation under the federal and state securities laws, and litigation arising out of mergers and acquisitions and other corporate control transactions. He regularly appears in federal and state courts around the country in corporate and M&A litigation.
Tariq is ranked among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Litigation: Securities in New York by Chambers USA (2014). Chambers notes that clients have praised him for his “brilliant legal mind” and “good combination of really expert legal analysis and really good tactics and strategy.”
Tariq has worked on some of the most high-profile transactions and M&A litigation in recent years, including representing hedge fund Third Point in its proxy contest and related litigation against the board of Sotheby’s (2014); Men’s Wearhouse in its acquisition of, and litigation against, Joseph A. Bank (2014); and the Special Committee of MFW in the 2014 landmark decision by the Delaware Supreme Court concerning the duties of directors in going private transactions involving controlling stockholders.
Additionally, Tariq has an active hedge fund and registered funds practice. He regularly represents hedge funds, funds of funds and mutual funds in proxy contests, litigation, investigations and SEC proceedings.
Tariq’s broad international and educational background gives him a unique practice area perspective, particularly with respect to his involvement with concurrent and parallel litigation in the courts of the United States and other jurisdictions around the world to secure effective results for international clients.
Tariq speaks some Japanese and several other South East Asian languages.