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James K. Goldfarb

James K. Goldfarb

Murphy & McGonigle

New York, NY, USA

James Goldfarb is a securities litigator with more than a decade of experience defending issuers, financial institutions, and accounting firms in a variety of securities fraud and financial products litigation. He is well versed in the substantive and procedural aspects of claims under the 1933 and 1934 Acts, as well as under state blue sky and common law, and has written on a variety of securities litigation topics. In addition to his securities law experience, Mr. Goldfarb has litigated complex business and bankruptcy matters, including fiduciary duty and commercial contract disputes. Mr. Goldfarb also has undertaken numerous internal investigations on behalf of clients, including in response to inquiries by the SEC. Before practicing law, Mr. Goldfarb worked for the federal government and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Goldfarb is co-chair of the Structured Financial Products, Hedge Fund, and Mutual Fund Litigation Subcommittee of the Securities Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation. He is also a member of the Professional Responsibility Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

J.D. and LL.M., International and Comparative Law, Duke University School of Law, 1999 M.Sc., International Relations, London School of Economics, 1997 A.B., History, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Washington University, 1992

Supreme Court of the United States New York Southern District of New York Eastern District of New York


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