Securities litigation is a complex, highly specialized area of practice. Federal and state securities laws are complex and securities claims, which present the risk of substantial damage awards and negative publicity, could potentially result in immeasurable damage to individuals and companies.
Our team of civil litigators and white collar lawyers (including two former Department of Justice attorneys) have significant experience with several types of securities claims, including insider trading cases, securities and financial fraud cases, shareholder class action lawsuits, shareholder derivative suits, U.S. Attorney and SEC enforcement investigations and litigation, insider trading cases, investment fraud cases, “claw back” actions by receivers and trustees, corporate control disputes, director and officer liability cases, accounting irregularities, regulatory compliance, litigation involving the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisory Act, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) violations, breach of fiduciary duty claims, violations of federal and state securities laws, and other complex litigation and counseling involving shareholder suits and corporate governance.
Bienert | Katzman regularly counsels it clients, which range from high net-worth individuals to large financial institutions, who have suffered substantial financial losses. Bienert | Katzman attorneys draw on their wealth of knowledge and understanding of government process to critically assess each matter and implement strategies tailored to the particular case and client needs. Moreover, we have considerable experience dealing with often-overlapping internal investigations, derivative actions, and investigations by federal and state agencies. Our multidisciplinary approach enables us to formulate creative strategies to maximize the odds of achieving a successful resolution.