Gary J. Mennitt is co-leader of the complex commercial litigation practice of Dechert LLP. He represents clients in state and federal trials and appeals throughout the United States in cases involving bondholder litigation, securities fraud, hedge fund disputes and insolvency. Mr. Mennitt has extensive first chair trial experience and has tried more than twenty-five cases. He has been selected for many years by the publishers of Corporate Counsel, The New York Law Journal and The American Lawyer as one of New York’s top rated lawyers.
Mr. Mennitt was awarded the 2013 President’s Medal of the New York County Lawyers’ Association for his work as an author of Commercial Litigation In New York State Courts (West 3d ed. 2014). Mr. Mennitt frequently writes and lectures on the topics of trial practice, complex commercial litigation, and securities litigation. He has written dozens of published articles and book chapters, including the litigation chapters of Hedge Funds and the Law (Sweet & Maxwell 2010).