Geoffrey Cajigas' practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He represents a wide array of clients in the financial services and other industries in contract, securities, and other disputes. Mr. Cajigas also represents clients in connection with white collar matters.
Obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit asserting tortious interference and breach of contract claims brought by the former majority shareholder of a major international refiner, recycler, and manufacturer of metal products alleging that our client, the company’s second largest shareholder, caused the failure of the majority shareholder’s negotiations to restructure approximately €1.6 billion in indebtedness.
- Representation, as co-counsel, of a class of investors in Stanford International Bank and the Official Stanford Investor Committee, in connection with litigation against four banks alleging fraudulent conveyance, aiding and abetting fraud, and other claims related to the demise of the Stanford entities.
- Representation of a hedge fund in obtaining third-party discovery in aid of enforcing a $1.8 billion default judgment against overseas retail merchandise counterfeiters.
- Participating in the representation of a Chapter 11 Plan Administrator in connection with the bankruptcy of a multi-billion dollar energy company.
Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Mr. Cajigas was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he focused on complex litigation matters in state and federal courts and in civil and criminal investigations. Specifically, his work included defending clients in securities actions in state and federal courts and assisting several large financial institutions and other clients in responding to various regulatory inquiries.
Columbia Law School, J.D. (2011)
Yale University, B.A. (2008)
State of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Honors and Awards
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (2009, 2010, 2011)