Harvey Wolkoff, one of the preeminent trial lawyers in the Northeast, joined Quinn Emanuel’s Boston office in 2018. For over 40 years, Harvey has advised clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including RMBS litigation, consumer class actions and business fraud, securities and ERISA litigation, data privacy matters, business contract issues, and antitrust litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience in class action litigation as well as post-merger and acquisition litigation. Harvey has successfully argued several high-profile cases in state and federal courts and has won major appellate victories in a number of federal circuit and state courts of appeals. Harvey has also represented clients in international arbitrations, including a recent month-long arbitration in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining the firm, Harvey was a partner at Ropes & Gray. He joined Ropes and Gray in 1975 and left in 1979 to become an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. After, he returned to the firm in 1982 and became a partner in 1984.
Harvey is committed to pro bono work and has represented the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and the Anti-Defamation League of New England in several cases.