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Education

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., Fairfield University, 1991

    Editor, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Gregory J. Hindy

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Partner
  • T: 973.639.6954
    F: 973.297.3883
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102
Greg is a skilled trial lawyer and a partner in the Business Litigation group. He regularly practices in the federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York and is focused primarily on representing business entities and directors and officers in a wide variety of matters in both individual lawsuits and class actions, including  antitrust violations, breach of contract including post-acquisition/post-merger indemnity claims, consumer fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, common law fraud, securities law violations, trade secret, franchise law and federal and state RICO. In his securities litigation practice, Greg has litigated, tried and/or arbitrated alleged violations of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and the Trust Indenture Act. In addition to his litigation practice, Greg also counsels boards of directors on issues of corporate governance, and has conducted numerous internal corporate investigations on behalf of boards and their special committees. He also possesses considerable experience representing entities and individuals in regulatory and enforcement actions prosecuted by FINRA, State Attorneys General and State Bureaus of Securities. He also has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating distributorship agreements on behalf of manufacturers. Greg has been recognized as a “Top 40 Under 40” lawyer by the New Jersey Law Journal and by New Jersey Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.” Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. Click here for their methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Representative Matters

Fraud/Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Represented former managing director of a private equity fund in a breach of fiduciary duty and fraud case brought in New York Supreme Court by plaintiffs, independent movie producers, after the fund declined to invest in a proposed movie production.  Mr. Hindy obtained dismissal of the contract claims on summary judgment, and ultimately defeated all claims following a three-week jury trial.
Antitrust
Successfully defended one of the largest solid waste collection companies in the country against federal antitrust suit alleging attempted monopolization and predatory pricing.  Suit was dismissed on summary judgment.
Global Insurance Provider/Putative Class Action Securities Fraud
Successfully defended a putative class action suit brought against a global insurance provider and their subsidiaries for improperly investing funds into a global Ponzi scheme. Additionally, the team argued the class action to not have any standing since claims were already settled.
Investment Company Act/Investment Adviser Act/10b-5
Defended large mutual fund complex and its inside directors in a shelf space class action matter.
Trust Indenture Act

Defended National Bank's actions as Trustee in Trust Indenture Act and Breach of Fiduciary Duty litigations.

Represented Mid-Cap Venture Capitalists in securities fraud, common law fraud and breach of contract actions arising from their investments in and/or divesture of their equity positions in various entities.
Defended directors and officers in shareholder derivative suits alleging, among other claims, waste, mismanagement and fraud.

Breach of Contract

Represented one of the largest reinsurance intermediaries in breach of contract matters.

Represented mid-sized insurance broker in connection with all types of litigation matters, as well as regulatory and compliance issues facing the Company throughout the United States.
Represented and advised large Japanese electronics manufacturer on a wide variety of matters, including litigation and regulatory issues.

Publications

12/10/14
02/07/11
03/02/10
12/01/09
Using special litigation committees to investigate allegations of corporate wrongdoing
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