Partha P. Chattoraj

Partner

Academic Background
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1991 magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
  • M. Phil., Yale University, 1995
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1998
    Articles Editor, Yale Law Journal; Executive Editor, Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities; Connecticut Bar Foundation Public Interest Fellowship; Coker Fellowship
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Jon O. Newman, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Second Circuit
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
Professional / Community

Mr. Chattoraj is a member of the Council on Judicial Administration of the New York City Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council Second Circuit Courts Committee. He has been a Continuing Legal Education panelist on depositions, trial practice, civil procedure, the intersection of criminal and civil litigation, and legal ethics for the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association Business Law Section, the Practising Law Institute, and in-house legal departments.

Partha P. Chattoraj

Partner

Partha Chattoraj has extensive experience litigating business and intellectual property cases in courts, including trials and appeals, as well as in mediation and arbitration. These matters have involved securities disputes, SEC investigations, mergers and acquisitions, entertainment, copyright, trademark, trade secret and non-competition agreements, as well as fraud and contract matters arising out of debt and equity transactions.

Mr. Chattoraj also regularly counsels and advises individuals and companies on litigation exposure, litigation and collection strategy, non-competition covenants, and a range of intellectual property issues. His clients have included international retailers; investment banks; hedge funds and private equity firms; directors and audit committees of publicly-traded and private companies; software companies and software creative executives; music and book publishers; toy distributors; airlines; Internet start-ups; journalists and authors; hedge fund managers; investment bankers and traders; world-famous musicians; and individual entrepreneurs and shareholders in closely held companies, partnerships and LLCs.

After clerking at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Mr. Chattoraj was associated with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, of counsel to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and a founding partner of Markowitz & Chattoraj LLP.