Philadelphia, PA – February 13, 2007 – LAWFUEL – US Law Firm News – Pepper Hamilton LLP announced that Jay A. Dubow, an experienced securities litigator and SEC enforcement lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the Philadelphia office.
“Jay is a terrific addition to our commercial litigation and SEC enforcement practice,” said Robert E. Heideck, Pepper’s executive partner. “We have been looking for an experienced SEC enforcement lawyer of his caliber, and we are extremely excited that he has chosen to join Pepper.”
Mr. Dubow focuses his practice on complex business litigation with a special emphasis on defending securities class action litigation and representing clients involved in investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Pennsylvania Securities Commission and various self-regulatory organizations, including stock exchanges and the National Association of Securities Dealers. He also conducts internal investigations on behalf of clients.
“Pepper’s commercial litigation group has an excellent reputation and includes several of the city’s top litigators,” said Mr. Dubow. “Coupled with the dynamic and expanding corporate and securities practice, it’s a great place for me to continue to grow my litigation and SEC enforcement practice.”
Mr. Dubow joins Pepper from Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP in Philadelphia, where he was a partner in the litigation and corporate departments and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Before joining WolfBlock in 1989, Mr. Dubow was a branch chief in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C.
Active in local and national bar associations, Mr. Dubow is a leader in the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section and currently serves as co-chair of its Securities Litigation Subcommittee. He also serves on the advisory board of the Haverford Trust Company.
Mr. Dubow graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1981), where he majored in finance and accounting. He received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 1984). He is admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
About Pepper Hamilton
Pepper Hamilton LLP (www.pepperlaw.com) is a multi-practice law firm with 450 lawyers in seven states and the District of Columbia. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.
Pepper’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, with more than 90 lawyers, has experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Lawyers in the group handle complex commercial litigation and arbitrations, ranging from single-issue injunction cases to multi-million dollar contract disputes. The practice includes antitrust and competition litigation, business litigation, class actions, securities and shareholder litigation, media litigation, ERISA and pension litigation, and corporate compliance, corporate investigations and criminal defense.