Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring Groups
Jeffrey Coviello advises hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment firms and institutional investors, as well as trustees, financial guaranty insurers, foreign banks and others, on a wide range of matters, including financial and transactional disputes, bankruptcy and distressed situations, securities and investment litigation, insurance and reinsurance matters, corporate governance issues, business torts and other complex commercial litigation. In each of the past two years, Mr. Coviello has tried financial cases involving hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. He has handled high-profile matters in the state, federal district and bankruptcy courts on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, briefed or argued numerous motions, and argued appeals at both the state and federal appellate levels. In addition, Mr. Coviello frequently provides out-of-court advice, risk assessment, and strategic counsel. Recently, he has negotiated and resolved significant matters through confidential pre-suit mediations. Mr. Coviello also has experience representing clients in connection with regulatory investigations and inquiries.
Mr. Coviello received his J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law in 2003. He was a member of the Fordham Law Review. He received his B.A. degree in Political Science from Amherst College, cum laude, in 1999. He also played football for Amherst College.
Mr. Coviello’s experience prior to joining WMD in July 2013 includes:
Formerly with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (2003-2013)