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Herbert I. Deutsch

Of Counsel
New York

Herbert Deutsch is counsel in Anderson Kill's New York office.  His practice concentrates in Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Corporate and Securities.

Mr. Deutsch has over 40 years’ experience handling commercial and complex litigation matters, including transnational litigation and foreign discovery.  His broad range of experience includes class action litigation, negotiating and structuring transactions, business acquisitions, and reorganizing.  Mr. Deutsch has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in these areas.

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Board Memberships

American Bar Association, Past Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Class Actions of the Securities Litigation Committee; Member, Board of Directors for the American Friends Alliance Israelite Universelle; Member, Board of Directors for the Westchester Community College Foundation.

Representative Engagements

  • Served as the defense in multiple cases concerning investments in different restaurant ventures in NYC.  All claims have been resolved against the plaintiffs after multiple trials.
  • Represented a real estate developer suing on a lease cancellation by a tenant in a multi-million dollar development.
  • Served as the defense in a shareholder’s derivative suit involving claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.  All claims were resolved in favor of defendants with award of sanctions and fees.
  • Represented private investor to recover for fraud in connection with investments in savings and loan institutions.  Recovery of full investment after trial.
  • Served as the defense of alleged architect of massive Treasury Bill trading fraud, resulting in grant of civil and criminal immunity from IRS and successful settlement of civil class actions against him.
  • Represented British mining company alleging fraud and related claims in development of Montana mining property.
  • Represented thousands of individual lot buyers and home purchasers in group fraud actions against financial institutions, law firms, and others associated with largest developer of Florida planned communities, spanning decades.
  • Represented a partner in ownership of a Manhattan apartment building, securing full title and an award of hundreds of thousands of dollars in sanctions after trial.


New York University School of Law, LL.M., (Taxation) (1969)
New York Law School, J.D. (1968)
University of Miami, B.A., (1965)


New York


United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.