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Daniel P. Chiplock
Partner, New York Office
212 355-9500

Daniel P. Chiplock

Daniel P. Chiplock, a partner in our New York office, focuses his practice on securities, financialconsumer, and mass tort cases.

Daniel has played an active role in most of the firm’s financial cases over the last fifteen years, including the McKessonQwestBank of AmericaTycoBroadcomBrooks, and Merck actions, in which he represented both large public pension funds and mutual funds that sustained investment losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars as a result of corporate misconduct.

More recently, Daniel has been heavily involved in the firm’s representation of public pension and ERISA funds against State Street and Bank of New York Mellon (“BNYM”) concerning the banks’ alleged practice of overcharging custodial clients for foreign currency exchange transactions. Lieff Cabraser is one of three firms charged with managing the daily activities and litigation strategy amongst plaintiffs’ counsel in the BNYM litigation (which was consolidated into a multi-district proceedings in which multiple civil and governmental actions were coordinated). Daniel has been the principal attorney at Lieff Cabraser responsible for managing the BNYM litigation, which recently settled on a global basis for $504 million.

In 2021, Daniel won a Certificate of Recognition from the American Association for Justice. The rarely-given award acknowledges AAJ members who have made important and unique contributions to the organization through membership, education, leadership, and/or fundraising to sustain and strengthen the AAJ.

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  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    J.D. – 2000
    Honors: Recipient, Keck Award for Public Service
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
    B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) – 1994
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • New York, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2001
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Fight for Justice Campaign
  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys
  • National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys (Executive Committee/Secretary)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Public Justice
  • “Fraud on the Market,” Federal Bar Council, Feb. 25, 2014 (CLE panel participant)
  • “Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America,” Lawdragon, 2020-2022
  • “Super Lawyer for New York Metro,” Super Lawyers, 2016-2022
  • Certificate of Recognition, American Association for Justice, 2021
  • “Keck Award for Public Service,” Stanford Law School, 2000