Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial consulting and expert testimony in all phases of complex disputes and regulatory investigations. The firm has 700 staff and offices in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington DC.
Alto Litigation was founded five years ago by attorneys who had worked at major law firms, where they successfully represented Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and individuals. Alto represents technology companies, entrepreneurs, officers, directors, employees and shareholders in Silicon Valley and beyond in high-stakes litigation. Alto already has represented companies and individuals in high-profile, complex litigation and has been recognized as one of the top boutique law firms in California. Alto was a finalist for Benchmark Magazine’s San Francisco law firm of the year and Bahram Seyedin-Noor, Alto’s founder and managing partner, was selected as San Francisco attorney of the year.
Shaama Pandya provides financial and economic analysis on securities and consumer finance matters, including cases involving large datasets. She develops case strategy and goals related to economic issues in consultation with testifying experts and attorneys. Ms. Pandya also manages statistical and econometric analyses in litigation and regulatory matters.
Jared Kopel has represented clients in more than 100 SEC and other governmental or regulatory investigations. Jared has conducted internal corporate investigations and advised clients on compliance with the securities laws and SEC regulations. Jared also has successfully represented clients in securities class action and derivative litigation, as well as general business litigation.
Before joining Alto, Jared was a partner in the litigation group of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and had his own law firm. Jared is also a former Branch Chief of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. Jared has written numerous articles on securities law topics for The Recorder legal publication, Law360, The Review of Securities and Commodities Law and other publications. He also has written chapters for a well-recognized securities law treatise.