Securities Litigation Partner Robert Weber Joins Sheppard Mullin Century City
Robert D. Weber has joined the Century City office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Business Trial practice group. Weber joins from DLA Piper.
Weber brings a broad securities litigation practice, representing clients in a diverse array of matters including securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, proceedings initiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities, internal corporate investigations, arbitrations and other complex commercial litigation. He also regularly advises public companies regarding corporate governance and disclosure issues. He represents companies, officers, directors, investment advisors, broker-dealers, placement agents and others in virtually every industry, including technology hardware and software, financial services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and energy.
Weber’s practice includes international work with a significant focus on Chinese and other Asian clients involved in US litigation, internal investigations and SEC enforcement actions. Weber’s recent victories in securities matters include wins on motions to dismiss for AudioEye, Inc., MDB Capital Group, New Energy Systems Group and Miller Energy Resources.
"Rob is a strong securities litigator and excellent fit for our Business Trial practice group. He brings bench strength to our securities litigation capabilities and we enthusiastically welcome him to the firm in Los Angeles and firm wide," said Jon W. Newby, vice chairman of Sheppard Mullin.
"I am excited to join Sheppard Mullin, given its dominant footprint in Los Angeles and throughout the state that will be of great value in growing my practice. I have been very impressed with the firm’s entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative culture, as well as a large and growing Corporate practice that dovetails well with my securities litigation specialty," commented Weber.
Weber received a J.D., with honors, in 1992 from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a B.A. in 1989 from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is deeply committed to his local community through pro bono and service work, and recently was recognized as Citizen of the Year in his hometown of Pacific Palisades, California.
Sheppard Mullin has 80 attorneys based in its Century City office. The firm’s Business Trial group includes 250 attorneys firm wide.