Kartik Naram represents financial services, biotechnology, consumer goods and other companies in a wide range of complex commercial litigation and antitrust matters. Mr. Naram has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country in matters involving securities, antitrust and breach of contract claims. He also has represented clients through various phases of litigation, including dispositive motion practice, fact and expert discovery, appeals and mediation.
Representative matters include:
- two underwriters in defending against Securities Act claims brought before the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court arising from certain equity offerings by an entertainment company
- a large financial institution in an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in an antitrust class action alleging a conspiracy among dealers of Mexican government bonds
- a biopharmaceutical company specializing in cutting-edge cancer treatments as plaintiff in a breach of contract action it brought before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- a large financial institution in an antitrust class action before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York alleging a conspiracy among Visa, MasterCard and certain banks to set credit and debit card interchange fees and network rules
Mr. Naram also has an active pro bono practice, which has included representing clients seeking asylum in the U.S. and applying for clemency in New York state. In addition, he is active in his community and currently sits on the junior board of Only Make Believe, which creates and performs interactive theater for children in hospitals, care facilities and special education schools throughout the country.