Securities, Shareholder & Derivative Litigation

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I thought their work was really top-notch; they were all highly capable, very creative lawyers. I would praise them the most for their out-of-the-box thinking, which is rare for securities. - Chambers USA, 2017

We are a collection of driven, high performers, who thrive on helping our clients resolve their significant challenges and issues.

When we perform, our clients can move forward and thrive.

Our Securities, Shareholder & Derivative Litigation Practice Group has exceptional depth of knowledge representing clients in high-profile matters including:

  • Securities class action litigation – '33 and '34 Acts
  • Shareholder derivative litigation
  • M&A litigation
  • Structured finance litigation
  • ERISA-related litigation

We often represent both purchasers and sellers, as well as their boards of directors, in connection with challenged mergers, tender offers, appraisal actions, and leveraged buyout transactions. These include actions in both state and federal courts and proceedings involving requests for preliminary or other emergency injunctive relief, as well as damages.

Our lawyers also routinely represent clients in securities litigations that relate to investigations and enforcement actions. These lawsuits often involve allegations of violations of the federal securities laws, such as allegations of false or misleading disclosures to shareholders, insider trading and other types of financial misconduct.

Practice Group of the Year: Securities

Law360, 2017

Recognized for Securities Litigation Defense

The Legal 500, 2018

Best Law Firms: Tier 1 Securities

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers, 2018