Louis A. Craco

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Louis A. Craco is a New York City lawyer, partner with the law firm Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, and a former president of the New York City Bar Association


Louis Craco received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1954, and his L.L.B. degree from New York University School of Law in 1957, where he was Notes Editor of NYU Law Review.


Louis Craco has been a partner at the law firm Willkie, Farr and Gallagher since 1964, and has also served as senior partner in the Litigation Department. His experience includes general business litigation, domestic and transnational disputes relating to commercial transactions; contests over control or dissolution of corporations, partnerships and joint ventures; antitrust and trade regulation; intellectual property and unfair competition; financial and accounting issues; environmental matters; transportation equipment and marine financing; banking; insurance; professional liability; securities; bankruptcy and reorganizations.

Craco has also served as the chair of the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law and the New York State Court of Appeals Committee on the Profession in the Courts. From 1982 to 1984, he served as president of the New York City Bar Association. He is also a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Association.