Thomas E. Redburn Partner

New Jersey
T 973.597.2456 | F 973.597.2457

Specializing in securities opt-out work and debtholders’ rights matters, Tom is a keen analyst and experienced litigator known for his ability to develop the substantive strategies and arguments that turn client losses into recoveries.

A full-service litigator who handles everything from drafting complaints to arguing motions and handling trial and appellate work in state and federal courts, Tom has litigated numerous complex cases in the past few years. Tom’s notable recent securities cases include representation of institutional investors in federal securities law actions arising from disclosures at Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (n/k/a VEREIT Inc.), Barrick Gold Corporation, and Ocwen Financial Corporation. He recently tried a shareholder appraisal action on behalf of former shareholders of CKx Inc., the owner of American Idol and other entertainment brands, in Delaware Court of Chancery. He also recently represented Appaloosa Investment Limited Partnership I in a sharply contested shareholder derivative suit in Delaware Chancery Court on behalf of shareholders of TerraForm Power Inc., seeking to block an allegedly unfair related-party transaction.

In the debtholder rights space, Tom recently argued in the First Department of New York’s Appellate Division on behalf of holders of bonds issued by Global A&T Electronics (GATE), successfully obtaining reinstatement of the bondholders’ claims that the company breached its agreements with creditors. Additionally, in New Jersey state court, Tom successfully represented companies affiliated with The Prudential Insurance Company of America in a suit brought to recover damages for misconduct in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities.


Post-Financial Meltdown Securities Litigation
Law 360, October 23, 2008
Lawrence Rolnick, Thomas Redburn
Knocking at the Courthouse Door: If Sarbanes-Oxley revives previously expired securities claims, it could open the door to a multitude of suits by a class of plaintiffs once barred
New Jersey Law Journal, April 26, 2004
Thomas Redburn
Standard Of Review for Disability Claims Under ERISA
Claim Denied Insurance Coverage Newsletter, June 2001
Thomas Redburn
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Related Areas

Business Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Fiduciary Counseling & Litigation
Global Capital Markets Litigation
Securities Litigation


Cornell University Law School ( J.D. , 1995 ) , magna cum laude, Editor, Cornell Law Review
The Johns Hopkins University ( B.A. , 1992 ) , with University and Department honors

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Court Admissions

1996 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2001 , U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit