• Business Law, Securities Law
  • Bar of the District of Columbia, State Bar of California
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate Law & Governance
  • General Civil
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Bar of the District of Columbia
State Bar of California
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
Professional Experience
Education
Yale Law School
J.D.
Note & Topics Editor, Yale Law Journal (Volume 89); Director of Debating for Yale University
History Yale College
B.A.
Summa Cum Laude; With Distinction in History; Member, Phi Beta Kappa; National Merit Scholar; President, Yale Debate Association; Speaker, Yale Political Union
Awards
Selected as one of Lawdragon's "100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation," 2008
Chosen by the 2007 edition of Chambers USA as one of the top two securities litigators in the United States: "simply one of the top practitioners in the country for mammoth, bet-the-company securities litigation" and "tactically very smart and [someone who] knows the law cold."
Selected for inclusion in the 2007 edition of The Legal 500 US
Named to "Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America" list, 2006 and 2007
Listed for several years in The Best Lawyers in America, including recognition in the "Bet-the-Company Litigation" category in 2007 and 2008
Profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the Top Ten Lawyers
Named by The Recorder (the California affiliate of American Lawyer) as the "go to" securities defense litigator in Northern California
Included in the Los Angeles Daily Journal's list of the 100 most influential lawyers in California in 2002 and its list of top securities litigators in the state in 2005
Named by The American Lawyer as one of the top 45 lawyers in the country under the age of 45 in 1995
AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 128838
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Speaking Engagements
The ABCs of FD & G," NIRI San Francisco Chapter, September 2003
Riding the Enron Wave without Falling off the Board: Strategies for Compliance and Survival," Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 17, 2002
Disclosure Controls," National Investor Relations Institute, October 8, 2002
"The ABCs of FD & G," NIRI San Francisco Chapter, September 2003
"Riding the Enron Wave without Falling off the Board: Strategies for Compliance and Survival," Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 17, 2002
"Disclosure Controls," National Investor Relations Institute, October 8, 2002
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Wilson Sonsini et al
650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
USA
Telephone: (415) 493-9300