Edward Labaton is a partner of the firm of Labaton Sucharow LLP. For more than 50 years he has specialized in Class and Derivative Litigation and has tried cases and has argued appeals in 9 of the 12 US Courts of Appeals.
Mr. Labaton has been active in a number of bar associations, including the New York City Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council.
Since its inception in 1996 he has been the President of the Institute for Law and Economic (ILEP ) which has sponsored 18 Symposia each in conjunction with a major law school and 3 Roundtables with George Washington University Law School.
Mr. Labaton has, since its formation, been a member of the Advisory Board of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance of the University of Delaware. In 2010 he was appointed to the newly formed Advisory Board of George Washington University’s Center for Law, Economics, & Finance (C-LEAF).
Mr. Labaton is a Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a Life Member of the American Law Institute and an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
He received his BBA from The City College of New York (now Baruch College) (1952) and his LLB from Yale Law School (1955).