Robert Stern, a partner in the Washington, D.C., and New York offices, has extensive experience litigating civil and government enforcement actions on behalf of financial services institutions, Fortune 100 companies and officers and directors of public companies. Rob has also represented numerous companies and individuals before the Securities and Exchange Commission and in FINRA arbitrations.
From starting his career handling some of the most complex shareholder securities class actions suits of the decade to navigating the unknown terrain of post-crash mortgage-backed products litigations and investigations, Rob has been involved with many of the most complex and challenging securities class actions and SEC enforcement matters over the past 20 years.
He also has particular expertise litigating mortgage-backed securities and structured products claims, accounting fraud matters as well as claims involving derivative instruments. Rob routinely represents financial institutions, residential mortgage originators, and mortgage servicers in civil litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. Rob is a faculty member for the Practicing Law Institute’s Securities Litigation program.