Shane Avidan practices out of the firm's New York office, where he primarily prosecutes securities fraud and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional clients. Shane is currently a member of the teams prosecuting Camelot Event Driven Fund v. Morgan Stanley, In Re Silvergate Capital Corporation Securities Litigation, IBEW Local 353 Pension Plan v. Eargo, Inc., In re EQT Corporation Securities Litigation, and City of Hollywood Police Officers’ Retirement System v. First Republic Bank.
Shane has over a decade’s worth of legal experience. Prior to his time at BLB&G, Shane worked at a prestigious multinational law firm, representing clients in securities class actions, criminal and regulatory securities matters, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, and complex commercial litigation.
Shane received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Columbia Law Review and was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. During this time, he also worked as an extern for the Honorable Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in both Economics and Geography.