Austin P. Van joined Pomerantz in January 2017 as Of Counsel. He brings to the Firm experience in a variety of federal and state securities law matters, including disputes involving publicly traded stocks, RMBS and other ABS, securities lending disputes, and breach-of-trust matters arising in the securities law context. Austin was honored in 2018 as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star.
Austin also has experience in complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, business torts, consumer fraud, and antitrust matters. He has represented investment banks and other financial sector clients, as well as public and private companies in the technology, energy, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and shipping industries, among others. Austin was previously an associate at WilmerHale and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, both in New York City.
Austin received a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of International Law. He has a B.A. from Yale University and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.
Austin is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.