NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Gilbert to its New York office as a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Group. She offers nearly a decade of experience handling complex commercial litigation for leading clients, most notably in the financial services arena.
Gilbert handles complex commercial disputes, from pre-litigation through appeal, with a focus on the financial services sector. She has successfully defended financial services clients against potential multimillion-dollar liabilities. In addition to her experience litigating matters involving consumer fraud, financial torts, unfair competition, and commercial contracts, she focuses her practice on the areas of media law and related intellectual property issues. "Sarah's addition builds on Crowell & Moring's capabilities for handling complex litigation in venues across the United States," said Gregory D. Call, chair of Crowell & Moring's Commercial Litigation Group. "She will be an invaluable asset for clients, particularly those in the financial services and media arenas. We are excited to welcome Sarah to the firm." Edwin Baum, a New York litigation partner and a member of the firm's Management Board, said, "Sarah is a talented and experienced commercial litigation lawyer who brings added depth to our expanding litigation capabilities in New York." Gilbert has represented clients in multiple high-dollar disputes. Notable representations include: defending a securities rating agency in state Attorneys General actions alleging unfair trade practices; defending an insurance carrier in a civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) class action and multiple coverage disputes; defending a major financial institution in mass tort litigation related to the World Trade Center disaster; advising media clients regarding compliance with privacy and data security laws and regulations; and defending an intellectual property holder in trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation.