Practice Areas

Securities Litigation

The firm has extensive experience in bringing lawsuits in federal and state trial and appellate courts to recover for losses sustained due to fraud, negligence and other violations of federal and state securities laws. The firm represents institutional investors, such as pension funds, investment funds and hedge funds, as well as individual investors.

Commercial Litigation

One of the core practices of the firm is handling general commercial litigation matters on behalf of its clients, whether plaintiffs or defendants, in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Our commercial litigation clients include individual and institutional investors, public and private corporations, and business entrepreneurs. We serve clients from the U.S. and from overseas, including China, Hong Kong and Australia.

Corporate Governance Litigation

Effective corporate governance procedures are a significant prophylactic means of protecting against breaches of fiduciary duty and other abuses by a company’s directors and officers. Accordingly, the firm assists its clients, whether institutions or individuals, to effect corporate governance changes at companies and in taking other steps to ensure the accountability of a company’s board of directors and senior management.

SEC Whistleblower Representation

Under the recently enacted Dodd-Frank legislation, certain incentives and protections are afforded to individuals who report to the SEC violations of the securities laws, such as accounting fraud, corporate fraud, insider trading, stock broker fraud, and other serious offenses. Specifically, the Dodd-Frank legislation provides that the SEC shall pay awards to eligible whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to a successful enforcement action yielding monetary sanctions of over $1 million.