About Shomik Ghosh

Shomik Ghosh is a Partner at Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC, where he leads the firm’s New York City office. Shomik is a highly accomplished litigator and trial lawyer with extensive experience in business litigation, white-collar criminal defense, regulatory investigations, whistleblower representations, and appeals. Shomik frequently represents clients involved in disputes regarding corporate governance/partnership disputes, contract disputes, and antitrust litigation.

Shomik practices in federal and state courts across the country, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. In addition, he frequently represents clients before a number of regulatory bodies, including the DOJ, SEC, FINRA, DEA, CFTC, FTC, and numerous United States Attorney’s Offices including the SDNY and EDNY. Shomik also often serves as New York counsel for some of the nation’s leading laws firms when they need representation in New York.

Shomik is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated among the top five students in his class. Prior to joining Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC, Shomik practiced at a number of leading law firms in New York, including Selendy Gay Elsberg PLLC and Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello. Shomik began his career in the Antitrust & Competition group of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, also in New York.


Representative Matters

  • First chaired five-day jury trial on behalf of intellectual property venture in matter involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion in relation to contested asset purchase agreement.
  • Lead trial counsel for consortium of private equity funds prosecuting RICO and fraudulent conveyance claims against syndicate of foreign banking entities and related individuals.
  • Represented prominent construction company in labor litigation in SDNY, ultimately securing walk-away settlement on the eve of trial.
  • Represented building owner in long-running dispute over ownership of condominium complex in New York City, ultimately defeating motion for summary judgment.
  • Counsel for major real estate development company in multiple JAMS arbitrations.
  • Counsel for construction company in SDNY litigation, ultimately securing complete dismissal of RICO and antitrust claims.
  • Represented independent special committee and its directors formed to review multi-billion dollar tender offer. Represented committee in follow-on proceedings in Delaware Chancery Court.
  • Provided antitrust counseling and merger control guidance on: a $1.52 billion merger involving the travel industry; the $306 million sale of construction company’s U.S. operations; a merger sale of major airline from Airbus; and a $662 million merger in the medical devices industry.

 


Education

  • University of Michigan Law School – J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • New York University – B.A., Field Day Scholar

 


Admissions

State Bars:

  • New York

U.S. Court of Appeals:

  • Second Circuit

U.S. District Courts:

  • Southern District of New York