Mr. Badala is an associate in the firm’s complex commercial litigation & consumer class actions department. Sal focuses his practice on handling disputes concerning directors and officers liability, partnership liability, securities fraud, antitrust, RICO, tortious interference with contracts and economic relations, business fraud, limited liability companies, contracts, and trade secrets. He is also prominent in pursuing compensation on behalf of governmental entities in the opioid crisis.
Previously, at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, he conducted internal investigations and assisted in the representation of individuals and entities in regulatory enforcement and white collar criminal matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Securities & Fraud Commission of Hong Kong, the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the Department of Justice. Specifically, his practice focused on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and hiring practices, credit ratings for offerings of Collateralized Debt Obligations, electronic blue sheet submissions, alleged misconduct in the foreign exchange markets, the valuation process for credit default swap indices cleared though a derivatives clearing organization, and mortgage-backed securitization trading involving Public-Private Investment Program funds.
Mr. Badala interned for both the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and for the white collar crime division of United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New York Super Lawyers, Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2016|
|New York Metro Area’s Outstanding Young Lawyer||Top Attorneys||2016|
|Associate||Napoli Shkolnik PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|St. John’s Moot Court Honor Society||Member||N/A|
|St. John's University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Fordham University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Responding to the Opioid Crisis conference||Analyzing Pharma Marketing Campaigns for the Opioid Manufacturer and Distributors||2018|
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