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Felipe J. Arroyo

Felipe J. Arroyo

Robbins Arroyo LLP

San Diego, CA, USA

Felipe J. Arroyo is a partner at Robbins Arroyo LLP and concentrates his practice on shareholder rights litigation. He has over twenty years of experience litigating complex actions on behalf of clients. Mr. Arroyo has helped secure results for shareholders and companies in high-profile shareholder derivative suits and securities class actions. Mr. Arroyo has represented shareholders in a variety of industries, including insurance, finance, banking, technology, and pharmaceuticals. He has successfully litigated derivative cases against top executives of publicly traded companies who participated in a range of misconduct, including stock option backdating, the global subprime meltdown, misappropriation, insider trading, and various types of false or misleading statements. Litigation teams led by Mr. Arroyo have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for companies and shareholders, including some of the largest monetary recoveries in the history of shareholder derivative litigation.

Prior to joining Robbins Arroyo LLP in 2006, Mr. Arroyo practiced complex commercial litigation for over a decade with a top tier international law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, where he represented a diverse client base of Fortune 500 companies. He also served as general counsel to a fitness company for two years, successfully prosecuting a global patent infringement litigation campaign, and litigated complex commercial and securities fraud cases as an associate at the Washington DC office of a global New York-based law firm.

A leader in the securities litigation community, Mr. Arroyo is Co-Chair of the Class Actions & Derivatives Suits Subcommittee for the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation and previously served as a member of the Board of Governors at the Association of Business Trial Lawyers in San Diego (2012-2014). He frequently speaks on shareholder litigation and corporate governance topics to investor and legal communities. Mr. Arroyo was named a Super Lawyer and recognized on their Top 50 listing in 2017 for attaining a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mr. Arroyo earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1992 and his Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is licensed to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.


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