Jim Kramer, a partner in the San Francisco office, is chair of the Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Group. His practice focuses on defending companies, officers and directors in shareholder class actions, derivative suits and regulatory proceedings.
Mr. Kramer has extensive experience representing companies and individuals in securities class actions, derivative actions, merger and acquisition related litigation, SEC enforcement proceedings and other complex commercial litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience representing board committees in internal investigations, including SEC and SRO-related investigations.
The following is a sample of Mr. Kramer's representative engagements.
Mr. Kramer regularly advises companies on corporate governance, fiduciary duty and disclosure issues, and he is a frequent lecturer on issues involving securities matters and class action litigation.
Mr. Kramer currently serves as the hiring partner for the San Francisco office and is an editor for the Securities Reform Act Litigation Reporter.
Prior to joining Orrick, Mr. Kramer was a partner at Clifford Chance US LLP and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP.
In his spare time Mr. Kramer serves on the Board of Managers of the Embarcadero YMCA and is a recreational long course triathlete.
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