Boies Schiller Flexner LLP announced that five litigators have been elected to its partnership, effective January 1. The new partners are Brooke Alexander in Armonk, New York; David Hunt in London; Meredith Schultz in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Prateek Swaika in London; and Adam Turbowitz in Hollywood, Florida.
“We are thrilled to add these five outstanding lawyers to the partnership. They are a reflection of the strong internal talent we have at the firm, and they demonstrate the best of what we aim to achieve as an institution – the ability and dedication to deliver for clients when the stakes are highest and the odds longest,” Managing Partners Sigrid McCawley, Matthew L. Schwartz, and Alan Vickery said in a joint statement.
Brooke Alexander practices complex commercial litigation, with a focus on class action and first amendment matters. She manages cases across multiple fronts, including internal investigations, media strategy, regulatory agency involvement, law enforcement investigations, and alternative dispute resolution. She has in-depth experience in the areas of insurance, medical device, business valuation, false advertising, and defamation. Brooke also works with the firm's pro bono practice.
David Hunt focuses on international arbitration, with a particular emphasis on investor-state disputes. He has wide ranging experience of international commercial and investor-state arbitration across a range of industries, including telecommunications and financial services. David has handled numerous high-value, complex arbitration cases, including several disputes with more than US$1 billion at stake. He speaks regularly on arbitration-related issues and has published commentary on the enforcement of arbitration awards in the English courts. He was recently described in Legal 500 as “an extremely clever lawyer.”
Meredith Schultz counsels large U.S. and multinational companies on data privacy, GDPR and related compliance matters. She regularly litigates on behalf of financial technology companies and assists clients in addressing state, national and foreign regulatory regimes. Meredith has handled multiple complex antitrust matters for Fortune 100 corporations, and she has counseled multiple international clients on transnational litigation matters. She is experienced in data security (CIPP certified) and a member of the Sedona Conference, whose work is often adopted into law by federal courts. Meredith is also actively involved in the firm’s pro bono practice, representing victims of international sex trafficking.
Prateek Swaika is an experienced English solicitor advocate handling high-value, complex disputes on behalf of funds, banks, corporations, governments, heads of state, and high-net-worth individuals. He focuses on high-stakes international litigation and arbitration, and global investigations and white collar defense, handling bet-the-company litigation, managing reputational issues, and resolving large-scale international commercial disputes, frequently in concurrent proceedings and across multiple jurisdictions. Prateek advises on shareholder disputes, complex damages claims, fraud, defamation, judicial reviews and industrial sector disputes. He is described in Legal 500 as “a rising star, clever, hard-working and resourceful.”
Adam Turbowitz represents clients in all aspects of complex matrimonial and family law cases. While Adam makes every effort to resolve cases before litigation commences, he has successfully litigated and tried numerous cases and issues throughout his career. With an LL.M. in taxation, Adam is particularly skilled at thoughtfully analyzing tax-related issues that arise in matrimonial disputes. Adam is actively involved in numerous family and matrimonial law groups, including serving in leadership positions for the Council of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section. He is a frequent speaker and author on family law issues.