Goodin MacBride | Attorneys | Lawyers | Law Firm | San Francisco, California


Securities

Goodin MacBride lawyers have broad experience in securities litigation, gained, uniquely, from both plaintiff and defense perspectives. Our attorneys’ securities cases have included traditional 10b-5 lawsuits, claims under the 1933 Act, and actions pursuing and defending officers and directors for breach of fiduciary duty and related claims.

Goodin MacBride attorneys:
  • Represent a charitable trust in litigation against a California municipality and a securities broker/dealer for misrepresentations made in the issuance of notes to finance a city-owned cable company.
  • Represent a national class of plaintiffs against a brokerage firm for claims arising out of undisclosed kickbacks from mutual fund companies.
  • Settled a similar class action for $127 million against another brokerage house, arising out of the broker’s recommendation of "preferred funds" to customers while secretly receiving kickbacks.
  • Represented an outside director of a corporation in a class action brought by shareholders alleging that the board artificially inflated the value of its securities.
  • Represented a Pacific Rim bank in matters related to its receivership, including litigation against directors and pursuing coverage under a fidelity bond.
  • Represented former officers and directors of a dissolved corporation against state and federal securities claims made by a disgruntled investor and former director.