Education

New York University School of Law, J.D.
Columbia University, B.A.
  • History
  • magna cum laude

Prior Employment

  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Litigation Associate, 2014-2016
  • King & Spalding LLP, International Arbitration Associate, 2013-2014
  • Sidley Austin LLP, Litigation Associate, 2011-2013
  • New York University School of Law, Research Assistant, 2009-2010

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan Association

Oakland County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Detroit Bar Association

Interlaw

Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan

Overview
Experience
Community

Overview

Gabriel Bedoya is a litigation attorney who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation matters related to private equity litigation, securities litigation, and government investigations.

  • Represents private equity firms and their portfolio companies in derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, and corporate internal investigations, with a particular focus on litigation and dispute resolution arising out of the purchase or sale of a company’s assets or stock and other liquidity events
  • Represents public and privately held companies in shareholder disputes, including minority oppression, criminal or civil fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract
  • Represents companies and individuals in contract disputes, supply chain litigation, business torts, class action defense, and other high stakes litigation
  • Represents companies and individuals in matters connected to internal investigations and government investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Serves as the firm’s Assistant Hiring Partner for Associates and Summer Associates

Experience

  • Represented shareholders in a variety of industries in both prosecuting and defending claims of minority oppression, breach of fiduciary duty, and related shareholder claims
  • Represented clients in numerous commercial disputes, including contract claims, misappropriation of trade secrets claims, and real estate disputes
  • Obtained dismissal of international federal contract dispute involving automotive industry suppliers
  • Successfully represented homebuilder in minority oppression suit filed against his co-founders and achieved a highly favorable settlement on first day of trial
  • Successfully represented individual in an SEC investigation arising from a referral from FINRA
  • Successfully defended nationwide restaurant chain in class action litigation alleging false advertising and negligence; won dismissal of all claims via successive motions for summary disposition

Community

Pro Bono

  • Obtained asylum for Cameroonian client before U.S. Immigration Court
  • Filed FOIA litigation on behalf of ACLU of Michigan seeking documents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Filed amicus briefs on behalf of the Chaldean Community Foundation in the Hamama v. Adducci litigation before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Participant in Honigman Academy, providing local public high school students with a broad overview of life at a corporate law firm