Mr. Glassman is a partner in the litigation department of the New York office of White & Case. He represents individual clients and major pharmaceutical, energy, and technology companies in a wide range of complex business disputes, including those involving the conduct of clinical trials and other life sciences matters, breach of contract, breach of non-compete agreements, and fraud. Mr. Glassman also has a significant track record or representing energy and telecommunications clients in bankruptcy-related litigation as well as financial services clients in M&A litigation. Mr. Glassman has handled all phases of civil litigation at the trial and appellate level in federal and state courts, securing favorable outcomes for his clients leading up to and at trial, as well as on appeal.
Mr. Glassman also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing indigent clients in prisoners' rights litigation and criminal justice matters. Prior to joining White & Case, Mr. Glassman worked with the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
A global pharmaceutical company in a breach of contract and fraud case in the Southern District of New York;
An American biotechnology company in ICDR arbitration against a French pharmaceutical company;
A prominent businessman in defense of claims of breach of contract, breach of joint venture, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud, in a lawsuit seeking more than US$2 billion in connection with the sale of an oil company.
A prominent businessman in defense of claims of aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, and conversion, in a lawsuit seeking more than US$1 billion in connection with the sale of an oil company. Successfully obtained dismissal of all claims before trial;
Hess Corporation in defense of an action alleging breach of contract and fraud brought by an international shipping company that had purchased Hess's bunker oil assets on the US East Coast. Successfully obtained judgment for Hess on all counts at the conclusion of a five-day bench trial in New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division;
A global hospitality and gaming company in defense of False Claims Act and breach of contract claims in an adversary proceeding in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York;
A global renewables company in a breach of contract and fraud case in the Delaware Chancery Court;
The officers of a publicly traded power company, defending securities fraud claims arising from a complex chapter 11 restructuring. Successfully obtained dismissal of all claims before trial;
An ad hoc group of secured lenders in the chapter 11 proceedings of LightSquared Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York;
The Special Committee of a publicly traded inter-dealer broker in connection with the successful completion of a tender offer that resulted from a competitive bidding process; and
An individual defendant in an action for fraud implicating multiple brokerage firms and traders at an international financial institution.