Stan Chiueh represents financial institutions, private equity and investment management funds, major public and private companies, and individuals in connection with complex civil litigation/arbitration and white collar matters.
He has represented clients in numerous trial and appellate matters before federal courts, state courts, and various domestic and international arbitration tribunals, handling disputes arising out of restructurings, complex commercial contracts, pension plan contribution obligations, corporate governance, and related issues.
Additionally, in connection with his white collar practice, he has advised clients in connection with investigations conducted by federal, state, and international agencies and authorities, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, the Federal Reserve, the New York Department of Financial Services, and several United States Attorney and district attorney offices. His areas of focus include insider trading, market manipulation, anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act controls, and investment advisory compliance and regulation.
- Representation of successor indenture trustee for $250 million of unsecured notes of Nine West Holdings, Inc. in connection with Nine West’s bankruptcy and potential claims arising out of the company's 2014 leveraged buyout and asset sales. Counsel on trial team in a contested bankruptcy confirmation hearing that led to a revised plan of reorganization that provided a greater recovery to noteholders and other unsecured creditors.
- Representation of former CEOs and CFO of a publicly-traded pharmaceutical products company in a putative securities class action alleging violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act.
- Representation of a specialty finance company in an action alleging fraudulent conveyance and breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with a recapitalization and sale of a dialysis company.
Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan in March 2018, Mr. Chiueh practiced at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 2008
State of New York
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Law Review and Publications
Senior Online Editor, Harvard Law and Policy Review