Gerard A. Savaresse


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Gerard Savaresse is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s New York office.


  • French
  • Spanish

Honors & Awards

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Southern District of New York


  • Fordham University, J.D.: magna cum laude; order of the coif; Fordham Law Review; Moot Court Board Member; Annual Merit Scholarship; Ann Moynihan Award, Fordham’s Clinical Program; Outstanding Clinical Student Award, Clinical Legal Education Associations
  • New York University, B.A.: summa cum laude

Professional Activities


  • The Honorable Richard J. Sullivan, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2012)
  • Federal Litigation Clinic, Fordham Law School


Financial Institutions

  • Assisted financial institution in regulatory inquiry involving convertible bond offering
  • Defended financial institution in multiple regulatory actions relating to allegations stemming from electronic trading platform
  • Conducted investigation for financial institution into alleged violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Part of team that obtained summary judgment for financial institution against allegations of securities fraud relating to auction rate securities


  • Defended excess insurer in coverage dispute concerning pollution incidents spanning numerous policy years

Pro Bono

  • Evaluated inmates’ eligibility for presidential clemency and drafted recommendations to steering committee
  • Researched and contributed to policy work for an anti-human trafficking campaign