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Daniel  Hume


Consumer Fraud
Structured Finance


  • The University at Albany, SUNY (B.A. magna cum laude, 1988)
  • Columbia Law School (J.D. 1991)


  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits
  • The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, First Judicial Department
  • The United States Supreme Court
Daniel Hume
Managing Partner
Tel: 212.371.6600
Fax: 212.751.2540
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  • 10 Kirby McInerney Attorneys recognized on 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

    Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has recognized five KM attorneys as New York Metro Super Lawyers and five as Rising Stars.

  • Kirby McInerney Achieves 3rd Circuit Victory Reviving State-Law Fraud Claims in Merck Opt-Outs
    09/12/2019 | Law360

    The Third Circuit on Thursday revived fraud claims brought under state law by investors that opted out of class actions involving Merck & Co. Inc.’s statements about cholesterol drugs. 

  • Kirby McInerney LLP Announces $20,000,000 Settlement of Singapore Pinnacle Notes Litigation with Morgan Stanley

    Kirby McInerney, representing a class of plaintiffs, filed papers today with United States District Judge Jesse M. Furman of the Southern District of New York seeking preliminary approval of a settlement in the case Ge Dandong et al v. Pinnacle Performance Limited et al.

  • Morgan Stanley, Investors Settle Dispute Over ‘Rigged’ Notes 
    11/12/2014 | Law360

    Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC has reached a settlement with a putative class of investors suing over $139 million in allegedly defective mortgage-backed securities, it told a New York federal judge, and expects to hand in the deal on Friday.

  • Kirby McInerney Profiled in Law360’s Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms List
    10/10/2013 | Law360

    Powered by a hard-hitting securities practice that took in nearly a billion dollars for its clients last year, Kirby McInerney LLP has recently racked up an impressive series of wins, including the landmark $590 million settlement of a securities class action targeting Citigroup Inc., earning it a spot on Law360’s Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.

  • 2d Cir. To Hear Case of Investors Who Trumped Morrison
    01/27/2012 | Reuters

    You have to give the lawyers at Kirby McInerney a lot of credit. In a case called Dandong v. Pinnacle Performance, they represent a group of Singapore investors who bought complex notes issued by a Cayman Islands-based Morgan Stanley vehicle that sold the Singapore-registered securities only in Singapore, under a contract that called for disputes to be litigated in Singapore.

  • Investor Suit Against Morgan Stanley Moves Ahead
    01/26/2012 | The Singapore Business Times

    Discovery proceedings have finally started more than a year after a group of Singapore investors sued Morgan Stanley for allegedly selling rigged Pinnacle Notes as ​‘safe, conservative​’ investments.

  • Burnt S’pore Investors Get Their Day in US Sun
    11/03/2011 | The Singapore Business Times

    A group of Singapore investors of Morgan Stanley’s failed Pinnacle Notes have scored a major legal victory after a US federal judge ruled that their class action lawsuit can proceed in New York.

  • Morgan Stanley Must Face Lawsuit Over Failed Debt
    11/03/2011 | Reuters

    A federal judge ordered Morgan Stanley to defend against a lawsuit by Singapore investors that accused it of selling them risky debt that was designed to fail.

  • Morgan Stanley Wants Sing-a-poor to Disappear
    04/21/2011 | New York Post

    Morgan Stanley is trying hard to keep a potentially embarrassing lawsuit, filed on behalf of a group of Singapore investors, from being heard in the US. The investors — regular folks who risked their pension money — are claiming they were cheated out of $158 million when Morgan Stanley created a security filled with collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) that they allege was designed to go broke and benefit the company.