Andre G. Castaybert

Experience:
Law School: New York University School of Law - New York University
Jurisdictions: New York
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
U.S. Districct Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

OVERVIEW

About Andre G. Castaybert
Representative Experience

Represented high net worth individual in a successful action in the New York Commercial Division against a major brokerage firm resulting from wrongful liquidation of a margin account, involving claims of fraud, civil commercial bribery, and breach of fiduciary duty under New York and English law and recovered more than $15 million dollars in settlement after a 13 day jury trial.

Represented large consumer goods company in obtaining an injunction and enforcing non-competition obligations of former company chemist who left to work for a major client competitor.

Represented French pharmaceutical company in multimillion dollar international arbitration against joint venturer and licensor for breach of licensing agreement also defending client against claims alleging breach of license's best efforts clause.

Represented majority shareholder of a newspaper and internet publishing venture against claims of breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment brought by minority shareholder.

Advised fashion company regarding termination, right of first refusal, and arbitration rights in licensing agreement with Italian and Asian manufacturer and distributor.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Banking / Financial
  • Cross-Border Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
U.S. Districct Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Education
New York University School of Law - New York UniversityJ.D.
Columbia College of Columbia UniversityB.A.
Professional Associations
Member, Westchester County Bar Association
Current
Member, New York City Bar Association
Current
Member, French American Bar Association
Current
Member, New York State Bar Association
Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Chapter 17, "Trials"
  • Confiding in the Government: Corporate Fraud Brings New Pressures to Provide Disclosure to the Government
  • Foreign Money Judgments, Two Appellate Courts Address Enforcement in U.S.
  • Primary Associate Drafter, Chapter 57: "Employee Non-Competition Obligations During Employment and After Departure"
    Bender's New York Practice Series

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