Recent enforcement action could signal expanding the boundaries of misappropriation theory, with significant implications for SEC-regulated entities and other market participants.
Congratulations … for the excellent representation. I have never before seen such a surgically complete dissection of a complaint as achieved by you and your team. You have the respect of all of us here.
Bruce Ericson, leader of Pillsbury’s Securities Litigation & Enforcement team, has a stellar record of obtaining—and defending on appeal—dismissals of securities class actions and derivative actions.
Bruce, the managing partner of Pillsbury’s San Francisco office (2008-2016), represents banks, companies, boards and senior management in securities, M&A and corporate governance disputes, SEC investigations and litigation, and internal investigations. He has represented bank and bank regulatory agencies in all kinds of investigations and litigation, and has deep experience in antitrust, appellate, fraud and unfair competition litigation.
Chapter 35, Settlements, Robert L. Haig (ed.), Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, American Bar Association Section of Litigation and West Group, 4th ed., 2016, Authors: Bruce A. Ericson, 12/01/2016
Delaware’s Adoption of Garner — and Practical Ways to Respond, Law360, Authors: Bruce A. Ericson, Dorothy F. Kaslow, 08/27/2014
5 Tips for Avoiding Settlement Traps, Corporate Counsel, Authors: Bruce A. Ericson, Frederick A. Brodie, 05/02/2012
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1977
A.B., University of Pennsylvania, 1974
summa cum laude, with highest honors
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Ninth Circuits
United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California.
Pro Hac Vice: U.S. District Courts for Colo., Maine, Utah; N. D. of Ga.; N. D. of Ill.; E. and N.D.s of Texas; the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware; and trial courts in Louisiana, Ohio, and Oklahoma