Chelney Law Group offers sophisticated legal services to clients facing serious challenges. Although we are a boutique firm, we draw on decades of partner-level experience gained at top multinational law firms. We have substantial expertise in the following fields:


Chelney Law Group PLLC advises companies and individuals on high-stakes business litigation pending in the New York and Delaware courts, as well as before arbitral bodies. We represent clients engaged in disputes involving claims of securities law violations, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, negligence and fraud. Chelney Law Group PLLC offers clients a diverse and successful track record in commercial litigation. By way of recent experience, we have:

  • Won dismissal of an action filed in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the RICO statute against a European client, on grounds of lack of improper venue
  • Represented a foreign cryptocurrency issuer in dispute with purchasers of cryptocurrency tokens threatening issuer with multi-billion dollar securities class action
  • Represented the majority members of a Delaware Limited Liability Company at trial in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Vacated a multi-million dollar default judgment entered against a major media company
  • Prevailed in a two-week arbitration on behalf of a major investment bank facing allegations of defamation
  • Successfully opposed emergent motions for temporary restraining orders and for a status quo order
  • Resolved multi-party securities litigation brought in Delaware Chancery Court against the Chairman of the Board of Directors of a private equity fund
  • Represented a qui tam relator in False Claims Act litigation alleging Medicare and Medicaid fraud


Chelney Law Group PLLC attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in all facets of mortgage-backed securities litigation including complex matters for loan originators, underwriters, loan servicers, asset managers and default management firms. We have represented clients in:

  • Repurchase litigation in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court courts against sponsors of securitizations of residential loans, as well as mortgage loan servicers
  • Actions against monoline insurers alleging fraud and breach of contract claims in connection with securitization transactions
  • Criminal and quasi-criminal matters on behalf of loan originators before the United States Attorneys’ Office
  • RICO litigation in the Southern District of New York against mortgage loan servicers in connection with alleged robo-signing activities

The firm currently serves as lead defense counsel in five high-profile RMBS actions pending in Part 60 of the New York County Supreme Court arising out of repurchase litigation brought against the sponsor of securitizations of mortgage loans alleged to have breached its representations and warranties.


Chelney Law Group PLLC represents clients in connection with investigations by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission into potential violations of the securities laws. We have experience responding to SEC subpoenas, representing clients in on-the-record interviews with SEC Enforcement Staff, and responding to Wells Notices. The firm currently represents a corporate director of a private equity fund in connection with a formal investigation by the SEC arising from a corporate reorganization transaction that was challenged by the company’s limited partners.