Brendan Gibbons focuses on commercial litigation, securities enforcement, shareholder disputes, and white collar defense. Mr. Gibbons represents corporate clients, financial institutions, and individuals in litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

Mr. Gibbons is dedicated to pro bono work. Recent pro bono successes include securing Social Security disability insurance benefits for a client and obtaining a grant of summary judgment for a severely disabled student and her parents who were sued by a professional caregiver.

Mr. Gibbons' experience includes serving as a legal intern at the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, and as a student prosecutor at the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York. He also interned for the Honorable Eric N. Vitaliano, United States District Court Judge, Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Gibbons graduated from Brooklyn Law School with honors. He served on the executive board of Moot Court Honor Society where he competed internationally, and was Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law. He received his BA from Fordham University with a major in Philosophy where he was on the Dean's List.


  • Multinational financial institutions and their employees in investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC, FINRA, and other state and federal regulators.
  • Helicopter manufacturing company in state court case involving claims of fraudulent inducement and breaches of express and implied warranties.
  • Largest creditor in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.
  • Major accounting firm in connection with an independence investigation by the SEC and PCAOB.
  • Multinational organization in an international arbitration based on a breach of contract claim.
  • Major real estate developer in actions seeking corporate and LLC dissolution, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract.
  • Charitable organization in fraudulent inducement and breach of contract claims stemming from a contractual dispute relating to the retention of a fundraising consultant.
  • Major pharmaceutical company in case brought by state attorney general alleging that defendants violated state law by engaging in sham patent litigation with prospective generic competitors.


Post-Cyan Ruling on Discovery Stay (pdf)
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
Court Grants Post-Cyan Discovery Stay in State Court Securities Class Action


  • JD, Brooklyn Law School, 2015, cum laude
  • BA, Fordham University, 2009
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • US District Court, District of New Jersey
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

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