Michael C. Tu leads the firm's securities litigation practice in Southern California. His practice focuses on shareholder litigation and counseling under the federal and state securities laws, mergers and acquisitions lawsuits, regulatory investigations and proceedings, securities and corporate governance advice, and business litigation and trade secrets disputes. Michael is recognized as a leading trial lawyer who has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous trials to verdict in federal and state courts, and is among the few lawyers in the country who have defended a securities class action trial to verdict.
He regularly counsels public and private companies regarding securities, corporate governance and disclosure issues, and has represented numerous board committees and accounting firms in connection with investigatory and litigation matters. He also advises multi-national corporations and executives based in Asia and Europe with respect to business disputes and securities matters. His successful representation of clients in high-profile securities and corporate governance disputes has been widely reported by the media, and he was recognized as one of the "Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles" by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2018.