Finance

Our lawyers couple a deep understanding of the complex financial industry with unsurpassed litigation experience to help financial institutions and individuals avoid, settle or prevail in litigation.

We have successfully defended clients from government investigations and claims of insider trading, breach of fraud and fiduciary duty, mortgage fraud-related claims and class actions.

Our lawyers couple a deep understanding of the complex financial industry with unsurpassed litigation experience to help financial institutions and individuals avoid, settle or prevail in litigation.

We have successfully defended clients from government investigations and claims of insider trading, breach of fraud and fiduciary duty, mortgage fraud-related claims and class actions.

Law360 California Powerhouse: Keker Van Nest & Peters

October 06, 2017

Longtime California trial staple Keker Van Nest & Peters LLP found success for a wide range of clients this year, winning a nationwide injunction against a presidential executive order, defending Arista Networks in a groundbreaking copyright suit and resolving a feud between two prominent San Francisco philanthropists. Read more

The Recorder Names Keker, Van Nest & Peters Litigation Department of the Year

September 15, 2017

Keker, Van Nest & Peters is the winner of the 2017 Litigation Department of the Year and its intellectual property category. John Keker and Robert Van Nest also won individual awards for their high-profile litigation victories. Read more

The DOJ's Cartel Enforcement Actions: What You Need to Know in 2017

June 21, 2017

Stuart Gasner will address policy and case developments, enforcement and other critical topics. Read more

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual White Collar Seminar

10/28/2016

John Keker's panel will address "The Myth and the Reality: Ethical Obligations & Strategies to Challenge Prosecutorial Abuse." Read more

Walking the Line between Aggressive and Illegal Business Practices

08/22/2015

Stuart Gasner and his fellow panelists will address this critical topic at the CACJ's White Collar Seminar. Read more

Securities Class Actions Report are Lower Than Average, According to Report

07/31/2015

Michael Celio discusses the variables at play, including the evolution of corporate governance. Read more

Steven Ragland to speak at NACDL's 2015 West Coast White Collar Conference

06/17/2015

Steven Ragland will present Safeguarding Confidence: Ethical Strategies for Preventing and Addressing Privilege Problems Read more

Michael Celio Weighs In On High Court's Omnicare Decision

03/24/2015

The Supreme Court reversed and remanded a Sixth Circuit ruling that executives can be held responsible for opinions expressed to investors that later turned out to be false. Michael Celio spoke to Law360 about why the decision in Omnicare Inc. et al. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund et al. is significant. Read more

Legal Reflections for the Venture Community on the “Serial” Podcast

03/17/2015

Former federal prosecutor Stuart Gasner dug into the transcripts, exhibits and other source materials to examine how this podcast may interest the venture community. 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, Eric MacMichael and Katherine Lovett's article highlights some of 2014’s key developments in white collar practice, along with cases to watch in 2015. Read more

Justice System for White-Collar Defendants is Flawed Top to Bottom

11/17/2014

White-collar criminal defense and civil trial lawyer Stuart Gasner discusses how the justice system is skewed against the accused. Read more

Judge Mulls Insider Trading Argument in Allergan Takeover

10/31/2014

Michael Celio comments on why Allergan's approach may be considered extremely aggressive. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014

One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse. Read more

When Venture Investors and Companies Clash

09/04/2014

Stuart Gasner speaks about when the relationship between venture capital funds and the companies in which they invest unravels. Read more

Venture Capital Firm Liable For "Aiding And Abetting" Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

07/30/2014

Stuart Gasner discusses a recent California Court of Appeals case which underscores the dangers that await venture capital firms which fund companies in the midst of internal disputes. Read more

Defending a Charles Ponzi or Bernie Madoff

04/12/2014

Elliot Peters will be a featured panelist at the California Bar's Eighteenth Annual Statewide Ethics Symposium. 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

Litigating Against the SEC and Other Government Agencies

09/21/2011

Stuart Gasner to speak before the Bar Association of San Francisco. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Secures Dismissal of $20 Million Suit Against San Mateo County

06/17/2011

Stuart Gasner, Michael Celio and Ajay Krishnan win the dismissal of a suit connected to the 2008 Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. Read more

Stuart Gasner & His Team Defend San Mateo County in Battle Over Lehman Losses

12/24/2010

Mr. Gasner, Mr. Celio and Mr. Krishnan defend San Mateo county and its treasurer from claims made by twelve school districts and the county office of education over Lehman losses. Read more