Mr Tony Visage > Bracewell LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
711 LOUISIANA STREET
STE 2300
HOUSTON, TX 77002
United States

Position

Tony Visage, Chair of the firm’s securities and corporate governance litigation practice group, focuses his trial practice on shareholder class actions and derivative cases alleging violations of the Securities and Exchange Acts, as well as insider trading, fraud, accounting irregularities, reporting requirement violations and state law claims. Tony has first-chair jury and bench trial experience. He defends companies and individual directors and officers. He has conducted numerous internal investigations in response to derivative demands and other matters giving rise to the need for a special investigation by independent counsel. Tony also works with special committees and conflicts committees of boards on matters involving fiduciary duties.

Education

University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1993, cum laude; Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1986

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

Bracewell LLP frequently handles challenging, high-stakes securities matters, including shareholder derivative suits and regulatory enforcement actions, on behalf of public and private companies, underwriters, boards of directors and individual executives and officers. Tony Visage in Houston leads the practice, which represents handles lawsuits filed in federal and state courts throughout the US and before governmental agencies. Stephen Benesh in Austin recently acted as lead trial counsel for the Bank of New York Mellon and certain of its trusts and trustees in connection with securities class action cases brought against the Bank or trusts managed by the bank. Bradley Benoit in Houston also plays a central role in the practice.