Bruce G Paulsen is co-chair of Seward & Kissel’s litigation group and has been a partner since 2002.
Bruce specialises in handling complex commercial and maritime disputes. He recently won or settled a series of securities litigations against publicly held companies; achieved landmark victories in trial and appellate courts in a variety of business litigations; and secured litigation victories in the wake of the global collapse of the world’s second largest seller of marine fuels. Bruce’s commercial disputes include contract disputes, fraud, trade claims, securities, commodities, derivatives, international disputes, banking, investment funds, bankruptcy, regulatory disputes and others. He has substantial expertise in the area of international trade sanctions and has been deeply involved in handling piracy issues before US government agencies. He is an expert in the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards.