H. Rowan Gaither IV has been litigating complex civil cases for more than twenty years, representing investment banks, inter-dealer brokers, investment funds, major international corporations and senior officers and directors of public companies in federal and state courts around the country. His cases often involve cutting-edge legal issues relating to financial benchmarks, securities, derivatives, commodities and other complex financial products. more +
RK&O’s clients regularly rely on Mr. Gaither’s experience and legal creativity when faced with antitrust, RICO, CEA, breach of fiduciary duty and complex contractual matters, and in particular disputes over transactions involving illiquid financial instruments. Corporations and individuals also turn to Mr. Gaither in investigations brought by the SEC and other regulatory organizations.
Mr. Gaither is co-chair of RK&O’s Litigation Department, which has been praised by clients for “high-quality work, strong strategic thinking and pleasant lawyers.” He has also been personally recognized as a “key contact for clients” by Chambers USA and a “fantastic lawyer” by Legal 500.