Practices - White Collar Defense & Government Enforcement

Securities Fraud Defense & Litigation

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Individuals and institutions under investigation or suit for securities fraud need experienced, proactive guidance and defense.

As former federal prosecutors and seasoned civil litigators, the attorneys of the DRM White Collar Defense Group have substantial experience in Vermont criminal and civil securities defense.

The attorneys regularly handle matters including:

  • providing responses to subpoenas and information requests
  • defending securities lawsuits or charges alleging violation of Rule 10(b)(5)
  • regulatory enforcement actions

Proactive guidance and securities defense

The litigation attorneys of the White Collar Defense team are ready with aggressive and practical securities defense and guidance.  Our team’s substantial experience with both federal and state regulatory authorities means we understand the enforcement priorities and expectations of these authorities and are focused on optimizing outcomes.

In matters ranging from officer and director liability to alleged breach of fiduciary duties, to insider trading, and 10(b)(5) class action suits, the DRM White Collar Defense Group provides proactive guidance and defense.

Director Tristram J. Coffin

Tristram J. Coffin


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Litigator Evan J. O’Brien

Evan J. O’Brien


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Securities Fraud Defense & Litigation

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