Corey Calabrese is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Calabrese advises clients on securities and class action litigation, SEC and other regulatory investigations, antitrust, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Calabrese’s clients consist of financial institutions and large public companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Calabrese clerked for Judge Dora L. Irizarry and Magistrate Judge Vera M. Scanlon of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Ms. Calabrese has served on Latham’s Pro Bono Committee and received the 2020 Robert M. Dell Prize for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service. She has twice been named a runner-up for the American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week following trial victories for her clients.

Ms. Calabrese’s relevant experience includes:


  • Obtained complete victory at arbitration between two public companies in dispute involving a US$500 million gas pipeline and US$1 billion service contract, which The American Lawyer recognized in Litigator of the Week.
  • Served as lead counsel in a Voting Rights Act case on behalf of the NAACP. Following a six-week trial, the Court held that the voting system used in local elections violated the VRA.
  • Secured complete victory after a bench trial on behalf of senior noteholders of RMBS securities.

Shareholder Class Actions

  • Secured favorable settlement on behalf of one of the largest technology companies in the world in securities class action.
  • Obtained complete dismissal of securities class action against pharmaceutical company and its top executives relating to a delay in the company’s anticipated commercialization of a product following an adverse finding by the FDA.
  • Won dismissal of securities class action against natural gas company and its officers relating to allegations that the company’s CEO committed fraud at another company and misused company resources.
  • Successful representation of directors of a public energy company in multiple shareholder derivative actions in the US District Court for the District of Delaware
  • Successful representation of veterinarian technology company and its officers in securities class action and related derivative actions in the E.D.N.Y.

Other Relevant Experiences

  • Secured dismissal of two antitrust class actions against the Royal Bank of Canada in connection with alleged conspiracies to set the price of financial benchmarks.
  • Won complete victory at summary judgment on behalf of a hedge fund that had invested in an insurance company that refused to honor its warrants, including dismissal of securities fraud claims against hedge fund.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2010
    Stein Scholar for Public Interest Law and Ethics
  • BA, University of Notre Dame, 2006
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June 16, 2021Recognition

Firm Honored for Its Pro Bono Work

National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s award recognizes a major voting and educational rights victory.