Practice Areas

Enforcement & Defense Litigation

Our attorneys experienced in securities litigation, investigations and federal agencies enforcement represent clients internationally and throughout the United States in high-stake shareholder lawsuits, internal investigations, federal agencies enforcements, whistleblower claims and shareholder activism matters. Our attorneys are frequently called upon to represent financial institutions, accounting firms, exchanges, investment advisors, individual officers, directors, employees, and public and private companies in various industries.

With extensive experience providing legal counsel to clients faced with varying legal conundrums, our securities litigation, investigations and federal agencies enforcement lawyers are well versed in handling:

  • Regulatory Enforcement Actions
  • Audit Committee, Board Committee and Special Committee Investigations
  • Whistleblower Complaints
  • Campaigns by Activist Shareholders
  • Broker/Dealer Disputes
  • Federal Securities Disputes
  • Shareholder Derivative Disputes
  • Merger, Acquisition and Going Private Disputes

Furthermore, our securities litigation frequently litigate and investigate complicated legal issues involving:

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Issues
  • False Claims Act Issues
  • Financial Restatements and Accounting Issues
  • Short Sale Regulations
  • IPO Litigation
  • Tender Offers
  • Proxy Contests
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Going Private Transactions
  • Accounting Restatements
  • Internal Control Deficiencies
  • Related Party Transactions, Controlling Shareholder Transactions, Squeeze-out Transactions, and Missed Earnings Guidance
  • Master Limited Partnership Issues
  • Insider Trading
  • Alleged Antitrust and Regulatory Violations
  • FDA Non-approval Lawsuits
  • “Channel Stuffing”
  • Executive Compensation Disputes
  • Claims under the Investment Advisers Act and Investment Company Act
  • Bondholder Litigation
  • Breaches of Fiduciary Duty
  • Say-on-Pay Litigation
  • All Aspects of Broker-Dealer litigation