Corban S. Rhodes

Partner

Overview

Corban S. Rhodes is a partner in the New York office of Labaton Sucharow.  Corban focuses on prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors, as well as consumer data privacy litigation.

Corban has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Consumer Protection Law by Law360. Corban was also recognized as a New York Metro “Rising Star,” by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, noting his experience and contribution to the securities litigation field.

Corban is actively pursuing a number of matters involving consumer data privacy, including cases of intentional misuse or misappropriation of consumer data, and cases of negligence or other malfeasance leading to data breaches, including In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation and Schwartz v. Yahoo Inc.  He is also actively representing shareholders litigating fraud-based claims against Alexion Pharmaceuticals and has successfully litigated dozens of cases against most of the largest Wall Street banks in connection with their underwriting and securitization of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the financial crisis.

Before joining Labaton Sucharow, Corban was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP where he practiced complex commercial litigation and securities regulation and served as the lead associate on behalf of large financial institutions in several investigations by regulatory and enforcement agencies related to the financial crisis.

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.

Corban was the recipient of a 2008 Thurgood Marshall Award for his pro bono representation on a habeas petition of a capital punishment sentence.  He also later co-authored "Parmalat Judge: Fraud by Former Executives of Bankrupt Company Bars Trustee's Claims Against Auditors," published by the American Bar Association.

Corban serves on the Securities Litigation Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Education

Fordham University School of Law
J.D., cum laude,, 2007

Boston College
B.A.,History, magna cum laude, 2004

Admissions

2008, New York

U.S. Court of Appeals
2014, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court
2009, Southern District of New York
2013, Central District of California