Jonathan E. Richman represents a variety of companies in securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, internal investigations, SEC investigations, corporate governance, insider trading, D&O insurance and related matters. Many of those matters involve international elements, including representations of non-U.S. issuers in U.S. litigation and in landmark non-U.S. collective settlements under Dutch law in the Netherlands. Jonathan’s clients have included Hewlett Packard, Royal Dutch/Shell, Zurich Insurance Group, Halliburton, and Waste Management.
Jonathan writes extensively on topics ranging from securities and insider-trading law, corporate governance and fiduciary issues to non-U.S. law on collective actions. His articles have been published in major legal publications.
Jonathan serves as co-head of the Firm’s Securities Litigation Group. Before joining Proskauer, Jonathan was a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, where he was co-head of the Securities, M&A and Corporate Governance Litigation Practice Group.
Awards and Recognition
The Legal 500 United States: Litigation: Securities: Shareholder Litigation 2011, 2013-2017
New York Super Lawyers – Metro 2006, 2014-2017
American Bar Association (Consumer Financial Services Committee, International Law Section, Litigation Section)
Federal Bar Council (Committee on Second Circuit Courts)
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
American Friends of Lucerne Festival (Board Member, 2011-2012)
ACMP Associated Chamber Music Players (Board Member, 2007-2013)
Kinhaven Music School, Weston, Vermont (President, Board of Trustees, 1997-2001, 2003-2005)
Author, “Supreme Court Rules That State Courts Can Adjudicate Class Actions Under the Securities Act of 1933,” Securities Arbitration Commentator (April 11, 2018)
Author, “Fourth Circuit Upholds Disclosure of Government Subpoena as Evidence of Loss Causation,” National Law Review (Feb. 24, 2018)