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Brook Dooley has extensive experience handling complex civil litigation and white collar criminal matters. He has represented individuals and businesses in civil cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. Mr. Dooley has also represented numerous individuals and companies under investigation or indictment by the Department of Justice. He litigates matters throughout the United States and has tried cases to verdict in many state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels.

Brook Dooley has extensive experience handling complex civil litigation and white collar criminal matters. He has represented individuals and businesses in civil cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. Mr. Dooley has also represented numerous individuals and companies under investigation or indictment by the Department of Justice. He litigates matters throughout the United States and has tried cases to verdict in many state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels.

Final Judgments Bar Manufacturers and Retailers from Selling Ghost Guns in California

06/05/2024

Attorney General Bonta and District Attorney Jenkins announce final judgments barring manufacturers and retailers from selling ghost guns in California. Read more

Brook Dooley and Sara Fitzpatrick Discuss the Ripple Effects of the High Court's Jan. 6 Rioter Case

04/08/2024

Keker, Van Nest & Peters attorneys Brook Dooley and Sara Fitzpatrick discuss the ripple effects of the High Court's Jan. 6 Riot in a recent piece featured on Law360. Read more

Brook Dooley and Hillary Irvin Discuss the Implications of United States v. Diaz with Reuters Legal News

03/19/2024

Brook Dooley and Hillary Irvin discuss the potential implications of the Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Diaz which centers on the interpretation of Federal Rule of Evidence 704(b). Read more

Am Law Litigation Daily: Another Dose of Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

08/12/2022

Litigators at Keker, Van Nest & Peters land runners-up honors in the case they’re handling for the PGA Tour involving antitrust claims brought by suspended golfers who have joined the professional golf tour’s upstart rivals at the LIV Golf Invitational Series. Read more

Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

08/09/2022

A federal judge in California ruled Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour’s postseason. Read more

Keker, Van Nest & Peters CLE Workshop 2022

January 21, 2022

This 2-day program, 1/24/22 and 1/25/22, qualifies for 6 hours of general CLE credit, 1 hour of ethics credit, and 1 hour of elimination of bias credit. Read more

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Teams with San Franciso DA's Office and Giffords Law Center in Civil Prosecution Against Ghost Gun Manufacturers and Retailers

August 18, 2021

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces that the District Attorney’s Office has submitted for filing a civil prosecution action against three corporations that manufacture and distribute ghost guns throughout California. Keker, Van Nest & Peters, LLP and the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence are co-counsel in this groundbreaking case. Read more

KVP Files Amicus on Behalf of 24 Former Federal Judges In re: Michael Flynn

May 29, 2020

In an amicus brief filed by Keker, Van Nest & Peters, a group of two-dozen former federal judges are defending Judge Emmet Sullivan’s refusal to immediately approve the Justice Department’s bid to drop the prosecution of Michael Flynn. Read more

Lyft Drivers Lose Second Bid for Emergency Covid-19 Sick Pay

May 01, 2020

A group of Lyft drivers in California lost their latest bid to convince a state court judge to immediately reclassify them as employees with paid sick leave to help fight the spread of Covid-19. Read more

Another Judge Turns Back Lyft Driver Worker Reclassification Attempt Amid Pandemic

May 01, 2020

San Francisco Superior Judge Ethan Schulman denied a motion that would have reclassified Lyft drivers as employees, so that they can reap the state’s paid sick leave, agreeing with a federal judge who found that such a ruling would jeopardize drivers' access to federal coronavirus relief. Read more

Senators’ Stock Sales Raise Corporate Insider Trading Concern

March 20, 2020

Brook Dooley was quoted by Bloomberg in an article about U.S. Senators selling stocks after briefings on COVID-19 raising concerns for potential insider trading. Read more

White Collar Cases and Trends to Watch at High Court

September 23, 2019

This October, white collar lawyers should set their eyes on Kelly v. United States, the one white collar criminal matter the Supreme Court has currently agreed to hear.[1] The case stems from New Jersey’s Bridgegate affair, has headline-grabbing potential, and affords another opportunity for the court to consider the scope of the federal fraud statutes, a la McNally and Skilling. Read more

White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement

03/02/2015

Brook Dooley, Eric MacMichael, Matan Shacham and Katherine Lovett will cover the significant cases of 2014 and their impact. Read more

White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2014 in Review

01/23/2015

Brook Dooley and Eric MacMichael's article highlights some of 2014’s key developments in white collar practice, along with cases to watch in 2015. Read more

Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933: Unanswered Questions

07/08/2013

Brook Dooley and Matan Shacham provide an overview of Section 17(a), the key differences between Section 17(a) and Rule 10b-5, and significant unanswered questions regarding Section 17(a). Read more

Trends in White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement

03/13/2013

Brook Dooley and Eric MacMichael will discuss cases involving FCPA enforcement, antitrust, public corruption, intellectual property theft, insider trading, and securities enforcement in connection with the financial crisis. Read more

Former Citigroup Manager Cleared in Mortgage Securities Case

07/31/2012

Keker & Van Nest defeats the SEC in this high-profile case. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Leads Trial Team Which Disposed of NY AG's Antitrust Suit

02/14/2012

The New York Attorney General claimed Intel violated federal and state antitrust statutes by maintaining an illegal monopoly in the microprocessor market. Read more