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. With its main office in New York, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Murphy & McGonigle, founded in 2010, was created based on an innovative law firm model that rigorously controls overhead while providing its attorneys and clients with state-of-the-art technology and litigation support to ensure both world-class service and maximum cost-efficiency. Murphy & McGonigle serves the litigation, enforcement defense, and regulatory counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds, to national and international securities markets and exchanges. Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions at the U.S. Department of Justice, SEC, FINRA, and CFTC and several served in senior executive positions in major financial institutions on Wall Street. Murphy & McGonigle operates out of offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia.
Founded over 80 years ago, Pomerantz LLP is the oldest securities litigation firm in the United States. The firm represents some of the largest pension funds, asset managers and institutional investors around the globe, monitoring assets of well over $3.5 trillion. To date, Pomerantz has recovered billions of dollars for defrauded investors and has won landmark decisions that have expanded and protected investor rights and initiated historic corporate governance reforms. The firm’s cases have set important precedents that are now the bedrock of securities litigation, including: the right to trial-by-jury in derivative actions; the duty of companies to disclose ongoing merger negotiations; and limits on investment company advisory fees.
Since 1993, Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett and Moser, P.C. has built a highly successful practice providing state of the art and aggressive litigation and bankruptcy services to a broad range of clients that include some of the nation’s largest financial institutions, real estate, insurance companies, and construction companies as well as small to mid-size businesses in a wide range of disputes and business planning.
Dr. Juneja is a Managing Director and Chair of NERA’s Global White Collar, Enforcement & Investigations Practice. She was formerly the Global Chair of NERA’s Securities and Finance Practice and has PhD and Masters degrees, both in economics, from Harvard University. Dr. Juneja has been retained as an expert in hundreds of matters, chiefly in the areas of securities economics, finance, and valuation. In addition to her work on many other kinds of financial disputes, she has been retained in over a thousand securities fraud class actions involving alleged fraud on the market. In shareholder suits, she has analyzed: damages, materiality, and causation in both securities fraud class actions and opt-out claims involving individual securities and funds; class certification, tracing, and market efficiency issues in securities class actions involving both equity and fixed income securities; affected trading volume in class actions; and settlement value of securities class actions. She has also worked on numerous white collar criminal matters, regulatory enforcement investigations and related litigation.
She has testified and submitted testimony in US federal state courts, in Canadian courts, in Israeli court, and in arbitrations in the US, Canada, and the UK. Her arbitration and mediation experience includes appearances before the AAA, the NASD, the NYSE, the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the LCIA, and JAMS. She has also been an arbitrator for FINRA.
Who’s Who Legal has recognized Dr. Juneja as a leading damages expert in its annual “Consulting Experts” guide, stating that her expert testimony and reports are “supported by meticulous analysis, as well as flawlessly and clearly presented; they are also subject of compelling testimony when presented at trial or in deposition.” She has lectured at the graduate and undergraduate level at Western University.
Michele Rose is a senior securities defense litigator with over twenty-five years of experience. Ms. Rose specializes in the defense of securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, corporate investigations, SEC enforcement matters and exchange inquiries. Ms. Rose represents clients in state and federal court and before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ) and other regulatory bodies. She also conducts corporate internal investigations and counsels clients with respect to securities regulatory and corporate governance issues. Her clients include public companies and their boards (including audit committees and special committees), senior executives and managers, financial institutions, professional firms, auditors and lawyers. Ms. Rose has significant experience in all aspects of litigation, including pre¬trial investigations, counseling, discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations, litigation strategy, and trial. She also has extensive negotiating experience, including negotiating complex D&O coverage issues, discovery disputes, and settlements.
Emma Gilmore is a partner at the Firm and is regularly involved in high-profile class-action litigation.
Ms. Gilmore plays a leading role in the Firm’s class action case against Brazil’s largest oil company, Petrobras, arising from a multi-billion dollar kickback and bribery scheme. Ms. Gilmore played a leading role in Strougo v. Barclays PLC, a high-profile securities class action that alleges Barclays PLC misled institutional investor clients about the extent of the banking giant’s use of so-called “dark pool” trading systems.
Before joining Pomerantz, Ms. Gilmore was a litigation associate with the firms of Skadden, Arps and Sullivan & Cromwell. She worked on the WorldCom Securities Litigation.
Ms. Gilmore also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas C. Platt, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
She graduated cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where she served as a staff editor for the Brooklyn Law Review. She was the recipient of two CALI Excellence for the Future Awards. She graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University, with a BA in French and a minor in Business.
Clint Corrie focuses his practice primarily in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on banking, securities litigation, and arbitrations before FINRA panels. He represents broker-dealers, investment advisers, wealth management advisers, hedge funds and private equity firms and their professionals in a wide range of securities matters including sales practices, customer complaints, suitability and supervisory claims, regulatory inquiries, investigations, and FINRA and SEC enforcement proceedings. He is experienced in a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration claims having tried jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts, and before national and international arbitral tribunals. Clint has extensive experience prosecuting and defending clients in trade secrets, covenants-not-to-compete, and related intellectual and employment-related litigation involving injunctions and extraordinary relief. He has extensive experience in professional liability matters and coverage involving financial institution bonds. He has represented national banks and credit unions in litigation between financial institutions, involving syndicated loans and participations.