Alexander L. Cheney

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8921
F 212 728 9921
acheneywillkie.com

Alexander L. Cheney is a partner in the Litigation Department. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, shareholder litigation and bankruptcy litigation. Alex regularly represents public and private companies, directors, officers and executives in federal and state courts across the country.

Alexander L. Cheney is a partner in the Litigation Department. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, shareholder litigation and bankruptcy litigation. Alex regularly represents public and private companies, directors, officers and executives in federal and state courts across the country.

Selected Significant Matters

Alexander has advised on the following significant matters:

  • Represented insurance brokers against fiduciary duty claims in multiple actions
  • Represented investment bank in litigation concerning a breach of a swap contract
  • Represented individuals in Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Commodities Futures Trading Commission investigations in connection with LIBOR
  • Represented private equity firm in action for breach of contract arising out of sale of medical device company
  • Represented private equity firm in action for breach of contract arising out of the marketing and development of oil prospects in Texas
  • Represented major manufacturer of copper tube and plumbing supplies in lawsuit against former President involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition
  • Represented independent directors in shareholder derivative action for breach of fiduciary duty and other claims arising out of withdrawal of pharmaceutical product
  • Represented The Innocence Network as amicus curiae in United States Supreme Court, Washington Supreme Court, and Washington Court of Appeals