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- Expands Firm’s Litigation Department -
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (May 9, 2011) – Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen M. Plotnick has joined the firm as Partner in the Litigation Department effective May 2, 2011. He was previously a partner at Stern & Kilcullen, LLC.
“We are pleased that Stephen has joined to our firm,” said Lawrence F. Carnevale, member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Litigation Department at Carter Ledyard. “He is a forceful and effective advocate who will fit in well with our litigation team.”
Mr. Plotnick is a business litigator with extensive experience representing clients in matters involving complex capital markets transactions and financial instruments. In recent years, he has been at the forefront of advising domestic and international investors and financial institutions in litigation and related matters arising out of transactions closely associated with the deterioration of the financial markets, including structured financial products such as CDOs, RMBS, and derivatives. Mr. Plotnick routinely represents securities industry firms and investment professionals in connection with a wide variety of civil litigation matters and regulatory inquiries, and also is experienced in corporate and shareholder disputes, class action and derivative litigation, director and officer liability, real estate litigation, and employment and compensation disputes.
He obtained a B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1996 and a J.D. cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999. After law school, Mr. Plotnick served as the law clerk to the Honorable Martin L. Greenberg, Presiding Judge, Chancery Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County, General Equity Part. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. 

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (, established in 1854, has approximately 90 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, broker-dealer, on-shore and off-shore hedge and other alternative investment funds, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, immigration, investment regulation, antitrust, art law, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.

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