Daniel Gimmel is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group and has litigated cases in both State and Federal Courts for over 18 years. Mr. Gimmel has extensive experience in a wide range of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on commercial and securities litigation and enforcement matters involving financial institutions. Throughout his career Mr. Gimmel has helped clients navigate through complex litigation and regulatory matters presenting significant potential exposure and has provided business support and strategic guidance for prudent risk management and loss mitigation.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Gimmel practiced at an AmLaw 100 firm and was in-house counsel at a major financial institution.
Mr. Gimmel’s representative engagements include:
- Representation of an investment manager in connection with multiple litigations arising from acquisition of portfolio of subprime automobile loans.
- Representation of a remittance transfer provider in connection with a CFPB enforcement matter pertaining to violations of Electronic Fund Transfer Act and the Remittance Rule, and the deceptive acts and practices provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Act.
- Representation of a major financial institution in multiple actions by RMBS certificateholders in the SDNY alleging violations of the Trust Indenture Act and breaches of contract arising from the institution’s role as Indenture Trustee for dozens of RMBS transactions.
- Representation of a major financial institution in an action in the New York Supreme Court alleging breaches of representations and warranties related to residential mortgages securitized in RMBS transaction.
- Representation of a broker-dealer affiliate of a major retail bank in a FINRA enforcement matter arising from the sale of variable annuities to retail customers.
- Representation of a major retail bank in connection with a CFPB enforcement matter pertaining to retail banking sales practices.
- Representation of an investment bank in an SEC investigation pertaining to trading of ETF products.
- Co-author, “Attempted Spoliation Translates Into Fee-Shifting,” Delaware Business Court Insider, (August 31, 2016)