Mark S. Gregory
Mark Gregory is the head of our Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on
representing businesses and corporate executives as lead counsel in all types of
general commercial litigation matters, including complex contract
interpretation, federal securities law, shareholder derivative claims,
antitrust, intellectual property, brokerage, trade secrets, fraud, unfair
competition and real estate disputes. He has represented clients in federal
and state lawsuits, arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution
Prior to joining the firm, Mark was a partner with the international firm Kelley Drye &
Warren LLP (1986
Recent Representative Experience:
Represented corporate executive in landmark 2011 case before the Delaware Supreme
Court establishing that equitable principles of laches not the analogous statute
of limitations, apply to indemnification actions premised on contract.
Obtained an award in favor of two brokers in a FINRA arbitration asserting claims of improper and excessive trading.
Represented developers to enforce contract rights and obtain award
of specific performance. Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal.
Represented major financial institution in a Financial Industry Regulatory
Authority (FINRA) arbitration related to
improper trading. Obtained award for full damages plus attorneys fees.
Represented Bermuda insurance company in federal antitrust litigation related to
Represented employers to enforce restrictive covenants and employees to
defend against claims of breach of non-competition agreements.
Represented trust beneficiaries in litigation regarding improper influence.
Obtained judgment in favor of clients after Probate Court trial.
Represented issuer in legal malpractice action related to initial public offering.
Successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in several trademark and
trade dress infringement litigations.
Represented major insurance industry defendant in fraud action related to
outside investment in a subsidiary.
Represented brokers in a FINRA arbitrations alleging improper trading.
"Broker-Dealer Update: FINRA Arbitration Rule Changes Favor Single
Arbitrator Hearings and Limit the Availability of Motions to Dismiss," March 09,
"New York's Highest Court Clarifies U-5 Immunity," April 04, 2007.
"The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005," February 25, 2005.
“Internal Investigations: What You Need to
Know," Mealey's Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate Counsel Conference, September
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Antitrust and Trade Regulation
New England Super Lawyers
Connecticut Super Lawyers
U.S. Court of Appeals –
Sixth, Seventh, and Federal Circuits
U.S. District Court - Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; District of Connecticut; Eastern
District of Wisconsin
Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Brown University, A.B., 1983
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association