Ryan Rakower is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s New York Office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Ryan has experience in litigation and trial in a wide variety of subject matters, and he has represented private equity firms, hedge funds, pension funds, international banks, insurance companies, biotechnology companies, electric utilities, live entertainment providers, luxury apparel retailers, and art fabricators and dealers in a whole host of commercial disputes. Ryan has particular experience dealing with commercial contract and fraud disputes, securities litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, business divorces, ownership and founder disputes, and disputes involving allegations of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation. Ryan has significant experience in the New York state and federal courts and the Delaware Court of Chancery, and has also represented clients in AAA, ICC, and NAM arbitrations. Ryan’s practice also includes appellate work, and he has represented clients in the United States Court of Appeals and in intermediate and highest-level state appellate courts.
Ryan initially joined the firm in 2016 after graduating from New York University School of Law, and re-joined the firm in 2018 upon completing a clerkship with the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.
- New York University School of Law
(J.D., cum laude, 2016)
- Florence Allen Scholar
- Duke University
(B.A., Sociology, 2013)
- The State Bar of New York
- Law Clerk for the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga:
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida