Reid Collins & Tsai LLP (Reid Collins) is a trial boutique handling complex commercial litigation, particularly claims arising out of financial fraud. Key clients include hedge funds, corporations, offshore liquidators, and bankruptcy trustees.
Reid Collins has extensive experience with high-profile cases involving large-scale financial fraud or insolvency. The firm has expertise in successfully pursuing claims against officers, directors, accountant, lawyers, and investment banks relating to the underlying fraud or misconduct and the willingness to pursue those claims on an alternative fee basis.
Reid Collins & Tsai LLP is nationally ranked in 1 practice areas and metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.Read how Best Law Firms ranks firms
About Our Clients
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- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation - Bankruptcy
- Litigation - Securities
- Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
- Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
- Qui Tam Law
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Won a $287.5 million judgment (which was later affirmed on appeal) for Highland Capital against Credit Suisse following a five-week trial on fraud and breach of contract claims related to a $540 million loan to the developers of the Lake Las Vegas resort.
Achieved a $63 million settlement to resolve claims by the Commonwealth of Virginia under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act against several large banks related to fraudulent misrepresentations in the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities to the Commonwealth’s retirement system.
Won a landmark decision before the U.S. Supreme Court, restricting the scope of the section 546(e) “safe harbor” defense to fraudulent transfer claims, and thereby overturning long-standing and expansive interpretations of that defense by five circuit courts.