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Alan C. Turner
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2472
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Alan Turner has significant experience in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including securities, antitrust, insurance and contract disputes. In recent years, Alan has focused on representing investment banks in mortgage-backed securities litigations pending in courts across the country, representing the Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank and UBS.

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Work Highlights
Accolades
  • Law360, “Rising Star” in Securities Litigation, 2012
Education
  • University of Chicago Law School, 2000 LL.M.
  • University of Auckland, 1996 LL.B.
    (Hons.), B. Com.
Admissions
  • New York 2001
  • New Zealand 1996

Alan Turner is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. He represents clients in a range of complex commercial litigation matters, focusing on securities litigation.

Alan currently represents certain investment banks named as defendants in numerous mortgage-backed securities litigations pending in courts across the country, including the Royal Bank of Scotland in actions brought by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and RBS, Deutsche Bank and UBS in a variety of other actions brought by institutional investors and on behalf of putative classes of investors.

Other recent representative matters include:

  • Representing JPMorgan Chase in securities actions and bondholder disputes relating to the bankruptcy of Enron Corp.;

  • Defending affiliates of the Blackstone Group against breach of contract claims by Alliance Data Systems relating to a proposed $8 billion acquisition;

  • Representing Australia-based biologic manufacturer CSL Behring in a U.S. antitrust class action involving sales of plasma therapies;

  • Defending Virgin Atlantic Airways in antitrust class actions concerning the pricing of fuel surcharges for passenger air travel;

  • Acting as a member of the trial team representing Travelers in a three-month insurance coverage trial against Warner-Lambert Company; and

  • Representing a national accounting firm in an arbitration to enforce restrictive covenants.

In 2012, Alan was recognized by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in the field of securities litigation.

Alan joined Simpson Thacher in 2000 and became a partner in 2010. Alan received a Bachelor of Laws degree with honors and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1996.  He received his LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2000.  Prior to his LL.M. studies, Alan practiced as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand for three years.  In his spare time, he likes to run.

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