Brandon Trice is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation department, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on shareholder class and derivative actions and structured finance.  Mr. Trice has also counseled clients and litigated matters involving false advertising, contract disputes, and employment disputes.  Mr. Trice has an active pro bono practice and is a recipient of the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Awards for 2015 and 2017 for providing exceptional legal services to low-income New Yorkers.

Mr. Trice previously served as a law clerk to the Hon. Barrington D. Parker, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. J. Paul Oetken of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representative Matters

Represented aircraft manufacturer in multiple disputes arising out of contracts with former sales representative, including arbitration resulting in favorable award for client.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of shareholder derivative action against major media company in California state court.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of RICO action against major pharmaceutical company in federal appeals court.

Representation of Board of Directors of a major corporation in shareholder derivative action in federal court.

Representation of monoline insurer in litigations against sponsors and originators of mortgage-backed securities, including before the New York Court of Appeals.

Representation of a leading beverage company in case alleging deceptive advertising concerning flagship products.

Pro Bono

Representation of a class of New York City runaway and homeless youth in suit against the City for failure to provide appropriate youth shelter.

Representation of a class of New York nursing home residents in suit against the State for failure to properly administer program allowing them to live in the community.

Representation of civil liberties organizations in First Amendment challenge to donor disclosure laws targeting 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations.

Prepared and filed amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of officeholders and private individuals in Obergefell v. Hodges (marriage equality).

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