Richard J. Rosensweig

Richard J. Rosensweig

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Richard J. Rosensweig

Representative Matters

Defense of Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition and Appropriation of Client

Defense of the estates of two securities brokers being sued for alleged wrongdoing in connection with trade secrets, unfair competition and appropriation of clients.  Successfully achieved the dismissal of all claims, and also recovered significant attorneys’ fees for the client and a small counterclaim.

Legal Malpractice Defense of Lawyers and Law Firms

Defense of lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice lawsuits and bar overseer proceedings arising from legal services in patent prosecution, mergers and acquisitions, tax advice, estate planning and other matters.

Sponsors and Targets in Going Private Transactions

Representation of sponsors and targets in going private transactions involving senior debt financing, sub-debt financing, real estate lender financing, equity financing and management roll-overs.

Defense of Public Companies and Directors and Officers

Defense of public companies and their directors and officers before federal courts around the country in class actions asserting securities fraud.

Defense of Shareholder Suits

Defense of directors and officers in connection with shareholder suits asserting breach of fiduciary duty.

International Agricultural Cooperative Suit

Representation of former outside directors of an international agricultural cooperative sued by an ERISA Plan Administrator and the Department of Labor in connection with the oversight of Plan Trustees.

Sales Practices in Marketing Life Insurance Products

Defense of life insurers regarding sales practices used in marketing life insurance products.

Closely-Held Entity Disputes

Representation of shareholders, directors, managers, and other stakeholders in closely-held entities in disputes.

Shareholder Class Action Suits and Regulatory Investigations

Defense of investment companies in shareholder class action suits and regulatory investigations.

Regulatory and Internal Investigations of Securities Law

Advising independent directors in connection with regulatory and internal investigations of securities law and other violations.

Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction Litigation

Litigating claims arising from M&A transactions.