Legal Series: How to Effectively Deal with an SEC Investigation in 2014

Broadcast Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
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Paul T. Chryssikos
Elaine C. Greenberg
Jeffrey F. Robertson
Stephen DeHoff
Julie Herzog


About U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

About Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors.  It is recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, commercially-oriented legal advice and for its culture of innovation and collaboration. Founded in San Francisco a century and a half ago, Orrick today is named by Law360 as one of the “Global 20” leading firms. Its platform offers clients a distinctive combination of local insight and global reach across 25 offices.  Orrick is recognized by Chambers Global for strengths across 43 transactional, litigation and regulatory practice areas in the United States, Asia and Europe. Orrick practices in five core areas: Corporate, Energy & Infrastructure, Finance, Intellectual Property and Litigation. 


About Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

A multidisciplinary law firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC and London, Schulte Roth & Zabel serves a wide range of local, national and international clients, including public and private corporations and their officers and directors, investment banking firms, brokerage firms, commercial banks, investment advisers, public accounting firms, insurance companies, law firms, partnerships, individuals and public interest organizations. With nearly 100 litigators, our litigation practice includes a number of former Assistant U.S. Attorneys and SEC Enforcement Division attorneys. We regularly assist clients in matters involving antitrust, securities law, complex corporate litigation, trust and estates litigation, real estate litigation, white collar criminal defense/regulatory enforcement, and bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights litigation. We also work closely with company officials, audit committees, and special committees of boards of directors in the planning and conducting of internal investigations involving suspected wrongdoing by employees, management and/or third parties. 


About Fortis Law Partners LLC

Fortis Law Partners specializes in corporate/securities, complex commercial litigation, real estate & development, tax law and employment law.  One of the leading transactional law firms in Colorado, Fortis negotiated and closed over 40 transactions valued at over $1 billion in 2013 alone.  Fortis represents domestic and international clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.  Its legal team is licensed to practice law in multiple states including Arizona, Colorado, California, Illinois, New York and Wyoming and acts as regional and national litigation counsel for several clients.

The corporate/securities department has extensive experience in structuring and organizing legal entities from start-up companies to multi-national joint ventures and has represented businesses in complex securities regulation and compliance matters, financings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and management buyouts. 

The commercial litigation department handles a broad range of complex commercial matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout the country.  They have experience litigating complex securities cases, business matters, real estate/property disputes, complicated contract disputes and collection cases, stock option cases, insurance disputes and trade secrets and unfair competition matters.