Corban S. Rhodes concentrates his practice in prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors, focusing particularly on residential mortgage-backed securities and the subprime mortgage lending and securitization industries.
Currently, Corban is actively prosecuting several cases on behalf of institutional investors against the issuers and underwriters of residential mortgage-backed securities in connection with fraud and misrepresentations in the securitization and sale of those offerings.
Before joining Labaton Sucharow, Corban was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP where he practiced complex commercial litigation and securities regulation. He has served as the lead associate on behalf of large financial institutions in several investigations by regulatory and enforcement agencies related to the recent financial crisis. He also received a Thurgood Marshall Award in 2008 for his pro bono representation on a habeas petition of a capital punishment sentence.
Corban co-authored "Parmalat Judge: Fraud by Former Executives of Bankrupt Company Bars Trustee's Claims Against Auditors," published by the American Bar Association.
Corban received a J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he received the 2007 Lawrence J. McKay Advocacy Award for excellence in oral advocacy and was a board member of the Fordham Moot Court team. He earned his B.A., magna cum laude, in History from Boston College.