January 27, 2014
BLB&G partner Mark Lebovitch participated in the 41st Securities Regulation Institute on January 27-29, 2014, in Coronado, California. A member of the panel on Civil Litigation, he discussed choosing where to litigate a merger class action, as well as dealing with forum selection clauses and class certification issues in federal securities class actions post-Amgen. He also discussed litigating preliminary injunction applications in merger cases.
Mr. Lebovitch is primarily responsible for the firm's corporate governance litigation practice, focusing on derivative suits and transactional litigation. He has prosecuted numerous high-profile cases on behalf of institutional investors to preliminary injunctions and to trial, obtaining billions of dollars for investors and achieving unprecedented corporate governance improvements. Mr. Lebovitch also prosecutes securities litigations, and in that capacity was the lead litigation attorney in In re Merrill Lynch Bondholders Litigation, which settled for $150 million, and is a member of the team prosecuting In re Bank of America Securities Litigation, which has settled for $2.425 billion to shareholders. In recognition for his many achievements, Mr. Lebovitch was named one of Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America.”