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Ralph E. Labaton

Associate


Ralph E. Labaton focuses on litigating complex securities and antitrust cases on behalf of institutional investors and businesses, as well as on investigating and evaluating potential claims. Mr. Labaton is also involved in litigating consumer protection and data privacy cases.  He is actively litigating cases against Babcock & Wilcox, Barnes & Noble, Facebook, and Wal-Mart.

Recently, in Rodriguez v. Universal Property—an innovative data privacy case—Mr. Labaton assisted in securing injunctive relief and financial benefit for a national class of home owners to fix a dangerous website vulnerability before a data breach occurred.  The Southern District of Florida recently approved the settlement.

While in law school, Mr. Labaton worked for a national plaintiff’s litigation firm, focusing on securities litigation and corporate governance matters.  He also worked as a legal intern for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement, and completed a fellowship with the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Mr. Labaton earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School (2016) with a concentration in Business Law & Regulation, where he was the Vice President of the Mock Trial Board and a Co-Founder of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law.  Mr. Labaton also earned the CALI Award for Excellence for his efforts in the Securities Law Clinic, where he represented aggrieved investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings.  Mr. Labaton earned his B.B.A., cum laude, from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business (2013).

Mr. Labaton is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association.