León Cosgrove

Alec Schultz

ALEC SCHULTZ IS A PARTNER AT LEÓN COSGROVE, LLC WHERE HE FOCUSES HIS PRACTICE ON COMMERCIAL LITIGATION AND APPELLATE MATTERS.

Mr. Schultz specializes in the litigation of complex commercial transactions, antitrust disputes, employment matters and privacy law actions on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has extensive experience in international litigation, as well as broad experience litigating cases on appeal in both state and federal courts.

Prior to joining León Cosgrove, Mr. Schultz practiced at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, where his practice included a wide array of substantive matters on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and prominent individuals.

Prior to law school, Mr. Schultz served as a counter-terrorism officer in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Operations. In that capacity, Mr. Schultz planned and implemented operations against a high-profile terrorist group on behalf of the U.S. government. He was the recipient of the Director’s Award for Exceptional Performance.

Representations

Defended the Bank of New York Mellon against claims brought by the Russian government in a Moscow Arbitrazh Court, where the litigation settled for less than 1% of claimed damages.

Represented the CEO of a large sporting franchise in a federal court action asserting violations of state privacy and security of communication laws, as well as federal wiretapping laws.

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Defended the American Express Company against antitrust claims brought by the Department of Justice and private plaintiffs alleging violations of Section 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act.

Defended The Bank of New York Mellon with regard to class action and individual claims relating to the bank’s securities lending business.