Raphael Janove, an associate of the Firm, represents investors and consumers in securities litigation and class actions. Mr. Janove started his career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City, where he defended large financial institutions in SEC and CFTC investigations, FINRA arbitrations, and large class actions.
Most recently, he worked at a litigation boutique in Chicago, representing a major fossil-fuel refiner in nationwide global-warming lawsuits, defending one of the country’s largest agricultural cooperatives in a billion dollar antitrust action, conducting fact and deposition discovery in an antitrust class action against the nation’s two leading door manufacturers, and pursuing multimillion dollar recoveries on behalf of his clients in international arbitrations.
In addition, Mr. Janove clerked for the Honorable Paul S. Diamond of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Janove has also published articles in law reviews, Bloomberg Law, and Law360.
During law school, Mr. Janove served as an Articles Editor on The University of Chicago Law Review and was a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar. At graduation, he received the Douglas Baird Prize in Commercial Law for his academic achievement in corporate finance, legal accounting, corporate reorganizations, secured transactions, and securities. Prior to law school, Mr. Janove taught English at a private school in Uijeongbu, South Korea.