Lieff Cabraser attorney Bruce W. Leppla will be speaking at the Investment Company Institute’s May 19, 2016 General Meeting on “Non-Traditional Approaches to Antitrust and Securities Litigation.” Mr. Leppla and his partners represent institutional investors in investment loss recovery in circumstances where such losses are due to fraud or serious corporate misconduct. He will discuss the Credit Default Swap and Foreign Exchange (FX) antitrust litigation as well as creative legal approaches that have been used to resolve securities opt-out litigation matters. As one Lieff Cabraser client said, “the days of leaving money on the table are over.”
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Mr. Leppla’s recent litigation experience includes representing mutual funds and government retirement systems in actions involving Navient, Petrobras, American International Group, Merck, Celera Corp., Broadcom, McKesson, America Online, Qwest and other cases. He participates in the evaluation and development of securities and antitrust matters, assists in expert witness matters as they relate to accounting and finance issues, and manages with his partners the settlement of cases that involve corporate finance issues.
Mr. Leppla is a member of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA), and served as the 2012 ABA/UIA Litigation Section Seminar Chairman on International Corporate Governance Developments. He is a former commercial bank CEO and President. He holds a master’s degree in quantitative economics and law and economics from the University of California (Berkeley) and a B.A. in economics (magna cum laude) from Yale University. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Wall Street Lawyer and the author of numerous securities litigation articles. Mr. Leppla speaks frequently on legal and market-related issues.