H. Rowan Gaither IV is a co-chair of the Litigation Department at Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP. Mr. Gaither is a trusted advisor to leading investment banks, hedge funds, major international corporations and senior officers and directors of public companies. He represents clients in securities, derivatives, commodities and other complex financial products litigation in federal and state courts around the country. He often represents the firm’s corporate clients when transactions involving exotic financial instruments or complex investments trigger disputes with counter-parties. Additionally, he defends corporations and individuals in investigations brought by the SEC and self-regulatory organizations, which often involve parallel regulatory and civil proceedings. more +
Mr. Gaither’s docket regularly includes civil litigations, arbitrations and mediations arising out of the capital markets and financial services industries. He has litigated commercial disputes over contract, tort, antitrust and intellectual property claims, as well as creditors' rights and bankruptcy-related proceedings. Mr. Gaither also advises clients in connection with broken trades in the distressed debt and claims trading markets and provides advice on litigation risks and arbitrage opportunities.