Fred Taylor Isquith, Sr.

Partner, New York

Biography

Fred Taylor Isquith is a Partner in the firm.  Mr. Isquith has devoted his career to the litigation principally of complex financial matters in the Securities and Antitrust field.  His practice, however, encompasses all aspects of business litigation, as required by his clients.

His colleagues in the Bar have repeatedly elected Mr. Isquith to lead complex commercial cases in the courts of this Country.  He has achieved remarkable results totaling recoveries of more than a billion dollars.

Mr. Isquith’s achievements have been repeatedly recognized by his colleagues in the Bar and the courts.  He writes frequently on subjects of his practice, teaches law school classes and lectures to members of the Bar; serves in positions on local Bar Association committees; and has led a trade association of class action attorneys.  A weekly newsletter summarizing legal developments of the week in the securities and antitrust area involving class actions is edited by Mr. Isquith and contains his column.  In addition, his articles appear in national legal publications several times a year.

Mr. Isquith received his law degree from Columbia University Law School and is admitted in the Courts of New York and the District of Columbia, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth and Eighth Circuits, among others.  He is an active member of the association of the Bar of the City of New York and of the New York State Bar Association.

Many of Mr. Isquith’s articles appear on the website of the firm, which also contains some of his principle cases and comments by the judiciary regarding his work and articles in the press mentioned on Mr. Isquith.

Education

BA, History and Political Science, Brooklyn College CUNY, '68

JD, Columbia University Law School, '71