Gregory M. Nespole


Gregory Mark Nespole is a partner of the firm, having been previously a member of the management committee of one of the oldest firms in New York and chair of that firm’s Investor protection practice. He specializes in complex class actions, derivative actions, and transactional litigation representing institutional investors such as public and labor pension funds, labor health and welfare benefit funds, and private institutions. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Nespole was a strategist on an arbitrage desk and an associate in a major international investment bank where he worked on structuring private placements and conducting transactional due diligence.

For over twenty years, Greg has played a lead role in numerous shareholder securities fraud and merger and acquisition matters and has been involved in recovering multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of shareholders, including:

  • Served as co-chair of a Madoff Related Litigation Task Force that recovered over several hundred million dollars for wronged investors;
  • Obtained a $90 million award on behalf of a publicly listed company against a global bank arising out of fraudulently marketed auction rated securities;
  • Successfully obtained multi-million dollar securities litigation recoveries and/or corporate governance reforms from Cablevision, JP Morgan, American Pharmaceutical Partners, Sepracor. MBIA among many others.

Greg’s peers have elected him a “Super Lawyer” in the class action field annually since 2009. He is active in his community as a youth sports coach.


  • Bates College (B.A. 1989)
  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1993)


  • State of New York
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern District of New York
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fourth & Fifth Circuits