Abigail T. Reardon

Abigail Reardon is a New York litigator who has experience in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation going back thirty years. She began in our New York office in 1985, was elected partner in 1990 and returned to the firm in 2006 after an absence during which time she raised three children.

What do you focus on?

All of my work involves disputes arising from complicated documentation implemented over a long period of time. Most recently, the disputes have arisen in the energy field or in financial services, but I have also worked extensively in the real estate field and with large manufacturers.

While my primary focus is New York-based litigation, I also have broad experience in domestic and international arbitration and in litigations not sited in New York City.

What do you see on the horizon?

Now more than ever, the time and expense of litigation or arbitration means that all clients need one thing from their litigation counsel at the outset of a dispute and regularly as it progresses—a detailed but realistic analysis of how complicated deal documents apply to a fact situation and a common sense way forward toward prompt resolution.


Abigail T. Reardon


New York

Phone: 212-940-3745

Fax: 212-940-3111

Duke University School of Law, J.D.

College of the Holy Cross, A.B.

New York


U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Abigail Reardon is a member of the Arbitration Committee of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a member of the Duke University Law School Board of Visitors. She has served on the Town of Bedford, New York Master Plan Committee. She is a former trustee of Windward School, White Plains, New York, and a governor of the Nantucket Yacht Club.

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