Isaac Glassman

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Mr. Glassman is an associate in the litigation department of the New York office of White & Case. He focuses on complex business disputes, representing individual clients and large corporations in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, energy and financial services. Mr. Glassman's practice also includes bankruptcy-related and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Glassman also represents pro bono clients in commercial and civil rights matters. Prior to joining White & Case, Mr. Glassman worked with the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
JD
University of Pennsylvania Law School
BA
Washington University in St. Louis
Languages
English

Experience

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. Successfully obtained dismissal of all claims on summary judgment;

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 pharmaceutical company in a breach of contract and fraud case in the Southern District of New York;

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.