Pascale Bibi’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters.

She has represented corporations, directors, officers, and financial institutions in securities, class action, shareholder derivative, M&A, corporate governance, bankruptcy, and general commercial litigation, including arguing in state and federal courts. She also has experience in commercial arbitration.

Pascale has experience representing clients before a variety of domestic and international authorities, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as the UK Serious Fraud Office and Financial Conduct Authority.

She was also a member of a team that successfully litigated a Voting Rights Act Section 2 claim in Jones County, North Carolina, leading to the implementation of a new electoral map for the 2018 elections.

Pascale joined the firm in 2013.  From 2013 to 2014, she was resident in the Washington office.

Notable Experiences

  • Citigroup and various affiliates in lawsuits arising out of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, In re Irving H. Picard and In re Fairfield Sentry Ltd.

  • Citi Hedge Fund Services in obtaining dismissal, in both the district court and on appeal, of purported class actions seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with the collapse of Madoff “feeder” hedge funds, In re Kingate Mgm’t Ltd.

  • ESL Investments in its $5.2 billion acquisition of Sears Holdings and related litigation.

  • Genting Malaysia in shareholder litigation arising from its acquisition of Empire Resorts, Inc.

  • Empire Resorts in Delaware Section 220 books and records litigation (through trial) and appraisal litigation in connection with its acquisition.

  • T-Mobile as a nominal defendant and certain current and former directors and officers of T-Mobile in a putative shareholder derivative and class action brought in the Delaware Court of Chancery arising from certain transactions related to T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint.

  • Temasek in securing dismissal of securities class action arising from privatization and spin-off of Chinese company Wu Xi.

  • Transform Holdco LLC as purchaser of substantially all of the assets of Sears Holdings in litigation and disputes in Sears’ Chapter 11 case.

  • Casino operator in New York-law governed, JAMS-arbitration relating to calculation of percentage rent owed under lease agreement.

  • National Amusements Inc., the controlling stockholder of Viacom Inc., in its actions that removed five members of Viacom’s board of directors and elected five new members to fill the vacancies created by the removals.

  • Nortel Networks Inc. and affiliates in their U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings.

  • HSBC in various parallel investigations being conducted by, among others, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the CFTC, and the DOJ, regarding allegations of manipulation and collusion in the foreign exchange markets.

  • Pro bono Voting Rights Act litigation alleging at-large election method diluted the vote of the African-American voters in Jones County, North Carolina.

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