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Travis E. Downs III

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP

San Diego, CA, USA


TRAVIS E. DOWNS III areas of expertise include prosecution of shareholder and securities litigation, including shareholder derivative litigation on behalf of corporations and shareholders injured by wayward corporate fiduciaries. Recently, Mr. Downs lead a team of lawyers who successfully prosecuted over sixty-five stock option backdating derivative actions in federal and state courts across the country, resulting in hundreds of millions in financial givebacks for the plaintiffs and extensive corporate governance enhancements, including annual directors elections, majority voting for directors and shareholder nomination of directors.

Mr. Downs specializes in shareholder derivative and class action litigation, and has helped recover hundreds of millions of dollars for corporations and shareholders injured by faithless corporate fiduciaries. Mr. Downs has extensive experience in federal and state shareholder litigation. Recently, he lead a team of lawyers who successfully prosecuted over sixty-five stock option backdating derivative actions pending in state and federal courts across the country, including: In re Marvell Tech. Group, Inc. Deriv. Litig.; In re McAfee, Inc. Deriv. Litig.; In re Affiliated Computer Servs., Inc. Deriv. Litig.; In re KB Home Deriv. Litig.; In re Juniper Network Deriv. Litig.; and In re Nvidia Corp. Deriv. Litig.
Travis E. Downs III is associated with the following items:
Answer Book Chapters  Answer Book Chapters Mediation Submissions by Plaintiffs and Defendants - Financial Services Mediation Answer Book (2017 Edition), Thursday, June 22, 2017
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