John Esmay prosecutes securities fraud and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional clients.
John has worked on federal securities litigations that have returned more than $3 billion to defrauded investors. He has deep experience with complex litigation, and has prepared and participated in trials and hearings in federal and state courtrooms around the country from California to New York. He has also taken part in private arbitration proceedings as well as disciplinary hearings before securities regulatory organizations such as the SEC and FINRA.
John graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where he served on the Journal of Law and Policy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Pomona College.
While attending Brooklyn Law School, John interned for the Honorable Edward R. Korman, and later clerked for the Honorable William H. Pauley III. Prior to attending law school, John worked as a securities broker at the investment banking subsidiary of a prominent bank.