An associate with Calcagni & Kanefsky, Luke focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, investigations, healthcare litigation, and securities litigation. Formerly a litigator in the New York headquarters of an elite international AmLaw 100 firm, Luke litigates for some of the firm’s most prominent corporate clients.
Luke has litigated a broad range of complex commercial matters in state and federal court, including securities and antitrust class actions, stockholder derivative actions, contract disputes, and a contested bankruptcy. Luke also has experience representing individuals and companies in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other state and federal agencies. He has represented leading companies, boards of directors, and senior executives in the finance, healthcare, media, and technology industries.
Luke served as a judicial law clerk for United States District Judge I. Leo Glasser in the Eastern District of New York. Before attending law school, he worked in the Legal Policy Section of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
Luke has a long commitment to pro bono work. Among other pro bono representations, Luke has represented a victim of domestic violence in a divorce and custody action; plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of the Trump Administration’s travel ban; the National Women’s Law Center as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case regarding contraception coverage regulations under the Affordable Care Act; and the New York State Bar Association as amicus curiae before the New York Court of Appeals in a case regarding adoption by same-sex couples.