Dates: March 8 - 9, 2021
Location: Hosted Online
The Steering Committee welcomes 48 highly knowledgeable leading attorneys and a few in-house lawyers specializing in securities litigation from across the United States.
Using candid, seminar-style discussion at this annual meeting, the group examines the most pressing issues they face on behalf of their clients, learn how others address these problems and identify practical solutions that can work for them.
This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.
Jordan D. Hershman is the leader of Securities Litigation at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Mr. Hershman focuses on securities class action and derivative action litigation, related regulatory and enforcement proceedings, merger and acquisition litigation, and other complex business and intellectual property disputes. He has been selected as a “leading lawyer” in the United States by Chambers USA, Lawdragon 3000 and Benchmark Litigation, and has been recognized perennially by Super Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in Massachusetts.
Mr. Hershman is currently serving as counsel to Freddie Mac, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Synchronoss Technologies, Casa Systems, and Covetrus in several high‐profile securities class action cases, among his other matters. He has successfully represented the following companies, among others: Abeona Therapeutics Inc, AcmePacket, Aetna, Battery Ventures, Beacon Mutual Insurance Company, Cambridge Technology Partners, Deloitte & Touche, Digital Equipment Corp., Freddie Mac, Gulf South Medical Supply, Investors Financial (now a subsidiary of State Street Bank), Kopin Corp., KPMG, LCA Vision, Leap Therapeutics, LeCroy Corporation, LifeIMAGE, Moldflow Corp., Novell, Oracle, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Sapient Corp., SeaChange International, Teva Pharmaceuticals, TempurSealy, Teradyne and WisdomTree Investments.
Shona graduated from the University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish. She has a background in medical, insurance and financial administration. In her spare time, Shona loves to travel and enjoys planning trips all around the world.
Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions among preeminent leaders specializing in securities litigation.
"A wonderful opportunity to spend productive time with an incredible group of attorneys in the securities litigation practice. The thoughts and ideas shared in the unique environment were incredibly valuable."Michael G. Bongiorno Partner & Co-Chair, Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
"The Forum stood out from other conferences because it attracted the top minds in the field and facilitated open and interesting dialogue on key topics we face as securities litigators."Matthew Popowsky Executive Director and Counsel UBS Group AG
"The Forum was excellent. It broadened my perspective. The format was very interactive. The one thing I would say distinguishes the Forum from other conferences is hearing diverse perspectives."Penny Shane Partner Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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