DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers worldwide. It provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognized for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients - whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner startups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, public bodies and governments.
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world to address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With five core national practice groups – Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax – the firm has more than 940 lawyers located in 14 offices coast to coast. BakerHostetler is widely regarded as having one of the country’s top 10 tax practices, a nationally recognized litigation practice, an award-winning data privacy practice and an industry-leading business practice. The firm is also recognized internationally for its groundbreaking work recovering more than $12 billion in the Madoff Recovery Initiative, representing the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Visit bakerlaw.com.
Keara Gordon's practice includes the defense of class actions across a variety of substantive areas, including consumer, securities, privacy, and insurance litigation in a myriad of industries; financial and corporate litigation and counseling; corporate governance litigation; and internal investigations. She has been involved in appeals to the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits, and the appellate courts of New York, DC, Delaware, and Maryland.
Keara is a member of the firm-wide Executive Committee, the Chair of the Partner Nominating Committee, co-chair of the Class Action Litigation Practice Group, and on the Steering Committee for DLA Piper's National Leadership Alliance for Women (LAW). Keara is on the board of directors of MAC Angels, a non-profit corporation that helps families coping with ALS, and coaches her daughter's mock trial team at the Ursuline School, which in their first year of competition won first place in the 2017 Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Program.
Vinita Juneja is a Managing Director and Chair of NERA Economic Consulting’s White Collar, Investigations and Enforcement Practice and was formerly Chair of NERA’s Securities and Finance Practice. She directs matters involving securities, finance, and valuation disputes, and also matters involving regulatory investigations. She has worked on over 1000 class action suits analyzing damages, materiality, causation, settlement value and class certification related issues.
Dr. Juneja has testified and submitted testimony in US federal district and state court proceedings; Canadian court; Israeli district court; and in arbitrations in the USA, Canada, Singapore, and the UK. Dr. Juneja has an Honors BA in economics from the University of Western Ontario (now known as Western University) and an MA and PhD in economics from Harvard University.
David McMillan is a litigation attorney at BakerHostetler. His practice centers on class action defense, data breach litigation, bankruptcy and other types of general commercial litigation. Representing clients across a range of industries including technology, health care, hospitality and retail, David helps companies navigate the constantly-evolving realm of class action defense, working to develop and pursue legal strategies aimed at mitigating potentially devastating exposure. He is also part of a team representing the Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) under the Securities Investor Protection Act, advancing the global effort to trace and recover assets for Madoff's defrauded customers with allowed claims.
David holds a B.A. from Cornell University (2004) and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law (2009).