Allan Taffet has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in complex civil disputes through trial and appeal. Allan represents multiple institutional clients in the financial services industry and capital markets in cases that involve securities, structured derivatives, employment and non-competition, breach of contract and contract construction, fraud, RICO, shareholder and partnership disputes and dissolutions. Over the last two decades, Allan has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels and administrative bodies.

Prior to private practice, Allan served as deputy chief of the Civil Division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he was responsible for supervising 15 civil litigators in federal litigation in the Southern District of New York. Prior to that role, Allan was an Assistant US Attorney and served as chief of the Environmental Protection Unit. The US Department of Justice recognized Allan’s service with the US Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service, and twice with the Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant US Attorney.