Rebecca E. Boon

Senior Counsel
New York

Tel: +1 (212) 554-1594
Fax: +1 (212) 554-1444Download vCard

Ms. Boon practices out of the New York office, where she prosecutes securities fraud, corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation for the firm's institutional investor clients.

Among other notable recoveries, Ms. Boon represented the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System in a securities litigation against the General Motors Company arising from a series of misrepresentations concerning the quality, safety, and reliability of the Company’s cars, which resulted in a $300 million settlement. Ms. Boon also represented the Department of the Treasury of the State of New Jersey and its Division of Investment in a securities litigation against Cliffs Natural Resources, which resulted in an $84 million settlement.

In addition, over the past few years, Ms. Boon has prosecuted numerous actions against Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank arising out of their allegedly fraudulent sales of residential mortgage-backed securities, which have resulted in millions of dollars in recovery for investors. Ms. Boon is currently prosecuting securities class actions against Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Commvault Systems, among others.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Boon was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she represented clients in securities litigation, ERISA litigation, contract disputes, international arbitration, white–collar crime and criminal appeals.

Ms. Boon has been recognized by Super Lawyers for her accomplishments.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, 2007, J.D., Charles H. Revson Foundation Law Students Public Interest Fellow; Hofstra Law Review; Distinguished Contribution to the School Award; Merit Scholarship
  • Vassar College, 2004, B.A., History, Correlate in Women’s Studies, Social Justice Community Fellow

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • United States District Court Southern District of New York