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Norton Rose Fulbright
HOUSTON, TX 77010-3095
United States

Work Department

Regulations, investigations, securities and compliance




Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation - defense

Norton Rose Fulbright handles securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits and internal and government investigations for companies, boards of directors, board committees and senior executives in a range of industries. It has notable experience in SEC, DOJ and FINRA matters and Kevin Harnisch in Washington DC, who leads the SEC enforcement practice, is currently handling a high-stakes matter that will examine whether spoofing and layering can be considered manipulative trading. Global head of litigation Gerard Pecht in Houston obtained the dismissal of a Section 11 IPO class action for a client.

United States > Dispute resolution > International litigation

The ‘excellent‘ team at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP has ‘deep expertise of the field‘ and has over 80 litigators in New York, many of whom handle complex cross-border matters. The team is representing a sovereign body with multiple enforcement proceedings in the United States arising from an foreign arbitral award involving a dispute in the energy sector. The firm also advised a former bank executive on criminal and enforcement proceedings brought by the DOJ, the SEC and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority concerning securities fraud. Houston-based Gerard G Pecht leads the global dispute resolution and litigation practice, while Richard S Krumholz in Dallas leads the US group. Also recommended in Houston are Mark Baker and Kevin O’Gorman.