Juan E. Monteverde

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Monteverde & Associates PC
 | The Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Ave., Suite 4405
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-971-1341
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Securities Litigation
Attorney Profile

The founding partner of Monteverde & Associates PC, located in New York, New York, Juan E. Monteverde is regarded as an excellent civil trial attorney. Providing representation to clients throughout the region, he focuses his practice on complex class actions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities fraud, shareholder derivative suits and consumer rights violations. Mr. Monteverde has gone after several high-profile defendants, including Verizon Communications, Inc., Mavenir, Inc., Jefferies Group, Inc., Saks, Inc., and Bear Stearns, Inc. to name a few. Mr. Monteverde has recovered millions of dollars for shareholders and helped shape corporate law in the United States of America. 

As an undergraduate, Mr. Monteverde attended California State University, Northridge and received a Bachelor of Science in finance in 2002. He then pursued his legal education at St. Thomas University School of Law in Florida and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2006. While in law school, he was an editor of the St. Thomas Law Review and served summer clerkships with a well-known Miami international banking law firm. After graduation, he was a Partner and Chair of the M&A Dept. at a national class action firm before founding Monteverde & Associates PC in June 2016.

Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Monteverde is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court of Colorado and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th and 9th Circuits. He has written several articles on shareholders' rights for a variety of publications, and he is frequently asked to deliver presentations on his practice areas to groups of fellow attorneys.

 
Practice Areas
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Securities Litigation (100%)

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Rising Stars: 2013, 2017

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About Juan Monteverde

Admitted: 2007, New York

Professional Webpage: http://monteverdelaw.com/juan-e-monteverde/

Honors and Awards:

  • New York Metro Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • New York Metro Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • US District Court of District of Colorado
  • US District Court of Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • US District Court of Western District of New York
  • US District Court of Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court of Southern District of New York
  • New York

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Merger Litigation or Executive Compensation Issues, PLI
  • Speaker, Merger Litigation or Executive Compensation Issues, ABA
  • Battling for Say on Pay Transparency
  • Emerging Trends in Say-on-Pay Disclosure
  • A Review of Trados and Its Impact
  • Fair To Whom? Examining Delaware’s Fair Summary Standard

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc., No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip op. at 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the 2012 shareholder vote because certain information relating to projected executive compensation (as related to an equity plan share increase that had a potential dilutive effect on shareholders) was not properly disclosed in the proxy statement)
  • In re Cogent, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 5780-VCP (Del. Ch. 2013) (obtaining as co-lead counsel post-close cash settlement of $1.9 million)
  • In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining significant disclosures for stockholders pre-close and securing valuable relief post close in the form of an Anti-Flip Provision providing former stockholders with 25% of any profits in a Qualifying Sale)
  • In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million post-close cash settlement)
  • In re Force Protection, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-11-651336-B (Nev. Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty. 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $11 million post-close cash settlement)
  • In Re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $70 million post-close settlement)

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Finance, California State University of Northridge
  • J.D., cum laude, St. Thomas University School of Law
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Office Location for Juan E. Monteverde

The Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave., Suite 4405
New York, NY 10118

Phone: 212-971-1341

 

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Last Updated: 6/14/2017

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