Jonathan Carter is a litigation partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and regulatory investigations. A versatile litigator, he has represented global companies and financial institutions and delivered winning results in multifaceted litigation involving a wide variety of claims, including antitrust, securities fraud, RICO, market manipulation, and employment law claims. Mr. Carter has also advised leading companies in navigating high-stakes regulatory investigations, including investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Prior to joining Sullivan & Cromwell, Mr. Carter served as a law clerk to Judge Susan L. Carney of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to Judge Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.
Mr. Carter is a long-time advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, serves on Sullivan & Cromwell’s Diversity Committee, and is a leader in the Firm’s LGBTQ+ Network. Mr. Carter was recently recognized as a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation (2022).