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Miles Ruthberg is a litigation partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He has represented a number of major companies in their most important litigation, including securities law and class actions, with a particular emphasis on accounting issues. Mr. Ruthberg has achieved highly favorable results in trial, on motion, in settlement and on appeal. In recent years, he has won complete defense victories at trial on claims totaling more than US$3 billion; obtained dismissal of numerous multi-billion dollar securities class actions; and successfully renegotiated the then largest class action settlement in mass tort history. He has handled more than 100 cases involving accounting issues for banks, companies and accounting firms.
Mr. Ruthberg has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, global Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, and Chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Professional Liability Practice.
Mr. Ruthberg has served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Mr. Ruthberg is a member of the California, District of Columbia and American Bar Associations.
JD, Harvard Law School, 1976 magna cum laude; BA, Yale University, 1973 summa cum laude; 1st in Class.