Victoria V. Corder
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
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Victoria Corder is a litigator who focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes involving breaches of contracts, fraud and business torts. She has particular experience with issues unique to cross-border disputes as well as disputes governed by New York law and procedure, and has significant trial and arbitration experience. She has represented and counseled companies in the financial services, insurance, technology, energy, and healthcare industries in every phase of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
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JD, Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2010
AB, Dartmouth College, 2005
- New York State Bar
- Representing global reinsurance company in dispute against insurer in New York federal court involving mutual claims of breach of contract and duty of utmost good faith.
- Represented global pharmaceutical company in ICC arbitration for breach of a license and commercialization agreement based on respondent's failure to use commercially reasonable efforts to commercialize the pharmaceutical product. Obtained complete award, including damages, termination of the license agreement, and an injunction requiring return of the pharmaceutical product.
- Represented global companies in a U.S. litigation filed by a London investment bank seeking to enforce a multi-million dollar oral fee agreement allegedly made in connection with a multi-billion dollar mega-merger. Successfully obtained dismissal of lawsuit against foreign company and its foreign subsidiary on personal jurisdiction grounds, which was upheld on appeal.
- Represented global insurance company in lawsuit filed in New York federal court asserting a business interruption claim. Successfully resolved the dispute without motion practice.
- Represented global company in contract dispute with an investor, which was governed by New York law, that arose in connection with the purchase of an oil and gas producer in Peru. Successfully resolved the dispute.
- Represented global defense company and U.S. subsidiary in a purchase-price adjustment dispute with U.S.-based sellers for breach of representations and warranties in connection with a multi-million dollar acquisition of U.S. operations. Successfully resolved the dispute.
- Represented global pharmaceutical company in contract disputes filed in New York federal court. Successfully resolved the disputes.
- Represented a U.S. Senator against criminal charges of bribery and corruption that were ultimately dismissed with prejudice following a three-month long jury trial that resulted in a hung jury.
- Represented New York investment bank and employees in FINRA arbitration and parallel proceedings in New York state court filed by a competitor for breach of contract and theft of trade secrets. Obtained a complete victory against all claims and prevailed on all counterclaims. Successfully obtained dismissal of parallel proceedings.
- Represented global interdealer brokerage firm in various arbitrations (AAA and FINRA) and civil litigations (New York and New Jersey state court) arising out of a global corporate raid by a competitor and related disputes.
- One to Watch for Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2023
- One to Watch for Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2022
- New York Metro Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
- One to Watch for Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2021
- "Litigants in Second Circuit May Soon Be Entitled To Automatically Stay Arbitration Pending Appeal," New York Law Journal, April 2023
- "'Baby Shark' Case May Clarify Foreign Party Service Via Email," Law360, March 2, 2023
- "Assessing Contractual Litigation Risk Amid Market Volatility," Law360, Jan. 3, 2023
- "2nd Circ. Ruling May Affect NY Personal Jurisdiction Defenses," Law360, Dec. 7, 2022
- "What is a Special Master? The use of Special Masters in New York Courts," New York Law Journal, Nov. 2022
- "US Second Circuit limits jurisdictional reach over foreign banks," NRF Client Alert, Aug. 2022
- "2 Key NY Law Considerations For COVID-19 Contract Disputes," Law360, May 13, 2020
- “Homeowners and Bondholders as Unlikely Allies: Allocating the costs of Securitization in Foreclosure,” Banking and Financial Services Policy Report, May 2011
NRF Webinar, "Cross-border litigation: Does my company belong in New York court?" (Oct. 2021)
Co-Presenter, "Top Business Cases of the Year," Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP's Business Litigation Trends Regional Summit (June 2021)
Co-Presenter, "Ethics," Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP's Business Litigation Summit (Jan. 2020)
Co-Presenter, "Top Business Cases of the Year," Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP's Business Litigation Summit (Nov. 2018)
- Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 Insurance Authority General Liability Advisory Board
- Secretary, Women in the Legal Profession Committee, New York City Bar Association (2019-2022)
- Member, New York State Bar Association
- Victoria also regularly serves as a judge for regional mock trial and moot court tournaments in the New York region as well as the annual Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
What is a Special Master? The use of Special Masters in New York Courts
Publication | November 16, 2022
US Second Circuit limits jurisdictional reach over foreign banks
Publication | August 16, 2022
Cross-border litigation: Does my company belong in New York court?
Webinar | October 13, 2021