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Maruri, Silpa

Silpa Maruri

Direct Tel: +1 212-849-7211, Direct Fax: +1 212-849-7100
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Silpa Maruri is a partner in Quinn Emanuel’s New York office.  She joined the firm in 2012.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including matters involving financial fraud, corporate governance, securities, insurance, and contracts. 

Silpa has argued and appeared in a wide variety of forums, including state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings.  She has been a key member of numerous trial teams, including jury and bench trials in federal and state courts and in arbitrations.  Silpa recently first-chaired a jury trial in the Southern District of New York. 

Silpa’s recent representative matters include a commercial contract dispute between a private equity firm and a company’s majority shareholder regarding the interpretation of the company’s operating agreement; a case involving claims of fraud against the seller of a subsidiary; and a dispute concerning the construction of certain loan agreements.  Prior to joining the firm, Silpa worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Legrome D. Davis in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

  • Crestview Partners
  • Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Core Litigation Trust
  • Forest Laboratories
  • Sandoz
  • Infrassure
  • Dorco Company
  • Obtained trial victory for a major private equity fund in a $400 million dispute in Delaware Chancery Court concerning portfolio company corporate governance and exit rights.
  • Represented Express Scripts and United BioSource Corp. in an $80 million dispute pending in Delaware Superior Court involving the sale of a healthcare business.
  • Represented Core Litigation Trust in $240 million dispute pending in New York state court alleging tortious interference with contract.
  • Represented foreign manufacturer in arbitration concerning scope of settlement agreement.
  • Obtained affirmance from the Second Circuit in Infrassure Ltd. v.  First Mutual Transportation Assur. Co., a case of first impression in the reinsurance industry concerning the proper interpretation of a reinsurance certificate.
  • Obtained dismissal of claims alleged against Sandoz AG, Sandoz International GmbH, and two individuals in New York state litigation arising out of the merger of Sandoz Inc. and Oriel Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Obtained summary judgment dismissing claims of conspiracy against reinsurer National Indemnity in Ford Motor Co. v. National Indemnity (E.D. Va.), a case where plaintiff challenged a loss portfolio reinsurance structure.
  • Represented individual in two libel suits in the Southern District of New York.
  • Cornell Law School
  • (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Cornell Law Review:
      • Articles Editor
  • University of Chicago
  • (B.A., English, with General and Departmental Honors, 2006)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • The State Bar of New York
  • United States District Court:
    • Southern District of New York
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Legrome D. Davis:
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012
  • Selected by Law360 as a Private Equity Rising Star, 2021
  • Member, South Asian Bar Association of North America
  • Member, International Bar Association