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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Legal Malpractice
    Medical Malpractice
    Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities Litigation
Professional Experience
Baker Botts LLP
University of Chicago Law Review
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Following graduation from law school
Mr. Harper served as a law clerk to Judge Karen Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, who currently is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, .Representative EngagementsSecurities Litigation and Enforcement Matters Metromedia Fiber Network – representation of former CFO in securities class actions and SEC investigations involving accounting fraud allegations; successfully argued before district court for the dismissal of class action involving allegation of accounting irregularities Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown/Seaboard Securities – representation of brokerdealers in a series of federal and state class actions alleging fraud in providing research analysis; successfully argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that state law claims were preempted by the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act, SLUSA, ; successfully argued before New York State appellate court for dismissal of consumer fraud allegations involving the same conduct Chubb Corp. – representation of officers of merger target in securities class action; successfully obtained a dismissal of all claims before federal district and appellate courts Mutual Fund Industry, Market Timing Investigations – representation of a mutual fund company in investigations by the SEC and state regulatory agencies; representation of officers of mutual fund companies in SEC and state regulatory investigations Advanced Legal Systems, Inc. – representation of corporate and individual defendants in securities class action alleging fraud in the sale of living trusts; successfully obtained dismissal of the case
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University of Chicago Law School
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University of Chicago
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30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
Telephone: (212) 408-2675
Fax: (212) 259-2475
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