We have a proven track record of defending accounting firms and professionals in securities class actions, derivative cases, SEC enforcement proceedings, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and state accounting board investigations, audit committee inquiries, bankruptcy proceedings, employment litigation, and white-collar criminal defense cases. Our litigators are renowned for their ability to succeed in high-stakes, complex cases, including those arising from accounting issues generated outside the United States.
Our practice includes a Forensic Accounting Services Group (FASG) that provides specialized accounting and financial services. The FASG is headed by a former audit partner with more than 35 years of experience who is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and helps clients identify, interpret, and clarify financial and accounting matters.
Legal Malpractice Defense
We are honored to be called on regularly to defend our fellow legal professionals in malpractice litigation as well as internal investigations and disciplinary proceedings, and we are proud of our successful results. Our attorneys also regularly write and teach on issues of professional responsibility and liability and serve as expert witnesses as well. Recent examples of our successful engagements include:
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2017 National: Commercial Litigation (Tier 1) Los Angeles: Commercial Litigation (Tier 1) New York: Commercial Litigation (Tier 1) San Diego: Commercial Litigation (Tier 1) San Francisco: Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Benchmark Litigation 2017California: Highly RecommendedColorado: Recommended
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 Japan: Dispute Resolution - International
Chambers USA 2017 California: Litigation: General Commercial New York: Litigation: General Commercial (Highly Regarded)
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016 Japan: Dispute Resolution International Firms and Joint Ventures (Tier 1)
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