Gabor Balassa is a senior litigation partner and trial lawyer. Gabor has successfully tried significant commercial disputes in federal and state courts and in arbitrations across the country, including in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Pittsburgh, Tampa, and Wilmington. He represents a diverse client base, ranging from big-four accounting firms, to oil & gas, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical companies, to private-equity firms. Gabor’s broad experience encompasses class actions, accounting malpractice, breach of contract, fiduciary-breach, common-law and securities fraud, fraudulent transfer, and non-compete matters. He was recently commended in The Legal 500 for his trial work in the energy space and financial services litigation.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1997Illinois


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.1997

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Civil Procedure Teaching Fellow

    Whitney North Seymour Award for Trial Advocacy

  • Columbia UniversityB.A., Economics and Political Science1994