Rebecca Blake is a senior associate in Kelley Drye’s litigation department. Her practice focuses on representing clients in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts.
Represented a global real estate investment management company in a dispute regarding a failed real estate development project in the Bronx, New York, successfully securing dismissal of claims without leave to amend.
Successfully represented a risk retention group in an arbitration against its reinsurance provider to recover losses paid by the RRG to settle a medical malpractice claim. The panel awarded our client the full amount of its reinsurance claim plus interest.
Represented a branded apparel, footwear and brand management company in a dispute involving the alleged breach of a distribution agreement for handbags and other goods. We obtained dismissal of the suit after the court agreed that there was no subject matter jurisdiction for the claims to be heard in federal court.
Represented a global supplier of plastic compounding products, color concentrates and additives in its fraud claims arising from its $800M purchase of a composite plastics company.
Represented a multinational investment bank and financial services company in defense of claims arising from the purchase of mortgage-backed securities by failed credit unions.
Represented a syndicate of the underwriters of securities issued by a petroleum corporation in a class action arising out of alleged violations of securities laws.
Assisted in the representation of a multinational investment bank and financial services company in its defense against securities claims arising from its sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Rebecca is active in pro bono representation of immigrants.