TOM PASKOWITZ focuses his practice on commercial litigation and disputes, with a concentration in the areas of antitrust and securities litigation. This includes representing companies in both the financial services, manufacturing, and other industries in direct and class action litigations alleging a variety of anti-competitive behavior, such as price-fixing, customer allocation, and monopolization. This also includes representing financial institutions and related individuals in direct purchaser and class action securities litigations, derivative actions, and regulatory enforcement proceedings, as well as representing leading companies in all aspects of commercial litigation and disputes. Tom has represented clients in federal and state courts, various arbitral forums, and in investigations before the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, and State Attorneys General. Tom’s experience also includes representing numerous major Chinese and Japanese corporations and financial institutions in U.S. Litigation.
Tom is a member of Sidley’s eDiscovery and Data Analytics group and has extensive experience counseling clients on e-discovery-related issues, including the handling of electronically stored information, document retention programs, and the use of technology for collection, analysis, and production of ESI in discovery. Tom is the editor and publisher of Sidley’s monthly update on Notable Cases and Events in E-Discovery, where he collects recent and topical developments in e-discovery disputes from courts around the United States.
Tom maintains an active pro bono practice, including representation of individuals in family law and immigration matters. He is a former member of the adjunct faculty at Columbia Law School, where he taught a course on legal writing and practice for several years.