James N. Kramer Partner, Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits, White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
Speaking Engagement | May.09.2019 | 7am - 5pm (Pacific Standard Time)Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley
Please join Orrick partner James Kramer at Securities Enforcement Forum West 2019. This unique, one-day event brings together current and former senior SEC and DOJ officials, leading securities enforcement and white collar attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance executives, and other top professionals in the field.
Securities Enforcement Forum West 2019 will feature Keynotes from David L. Anderson, United States Attorney for the Northern District of California; and Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It will also include a “Director’s Panel” featuring Michele Wein Layne, Director of the SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office, as well as several other former SEC Regional Directors. The event will feature a stellar group of speakers, faculty and sponsors — including current senior SEC enforcement officials and over two dozen other luminaries in the securities enforcement field — will discuss the most important issues now facing attorneys and professionals who work in this area.
James N. Kramer leads Orrick's Securities Litigation Practice. Jim is in his 30th year of practice defending companies, officers and directors in shareholder class actions, derivative suits, RICO cases and regulatory proceedings. He also has extensive experience in leading internal investigations.
Jim is acknowledged by Chambers as a “Leader in Their Field” for Securities Litigation and has also been acknowledged as one of “America's Leading Litigators” by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark has also recognized Jim in their securities rankings as a “California State Litigation Star”, a “San Francisco Litigation Star”, and in their “Practice Area Rankings California”.
Jim has extensive experience representing companies and individuals in securities class actions, derivative actions, RICO actions, merger and acquisition related litigation, governmental 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.
Jim regularly advises companies on corporate governance, fiduciary duty and disclosure issues. He is a frequent lecturer on issues involving securities matters and class action litigation.