Kurt W. Rademacher concentrates his litigation practice on complex securities class actions, primarily those involving clients in the financial services and manufacturing industries. He represents clients in class actions involving RMBS and CDOs, as well as disputes involving indenture trustees, mergers and acquisitions, securities fraud, and commercial insurance recovery. Kurt also works on investigations prompted by the SEC, FINRA, and other regulatory agencies.
A member of the firm’s Class Action Working Group, Kurt defends banks in civil securities fraud actions involving CDOs; manufacturers involved in multijurisdictional insurance recovery disputes; and litigation challenging proposed M&A transactions.
Kurt maintains an active pro bono practice. He represented a veteran seeking government benefits for combat-related injuries, and a New York nonprofit providing training services to unemployed fathers. While in law school, he served as a judicial intern for US District Judge Victor Marrero of the Southern District of New York. He also interned in the Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan, for Circuit Judge Paula J. M. Manderfield.
Represented a collateral manager in a CDO fraud action.
Represented RMBS indenture trustees in numerous fraud class actions throughout the country.
Represented an industrial conglomerate in a multijurisdictional insurance recovery dispute over coverage for asbestos liabilities.
Represented a national retailer in litigation challenging a proposed merger.
Defended investment bank executives in civil securities fraud actions concerning CDOs.
Columbia Law School, 2006, J.D.
University of Michigan, 2003, B.B.A.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York