Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading litigation practice routinely seen defending sophisticated white-collar criminal lawsuits. Benefits from an extensive roster of top-drawer litigators with a wealth of trial court experience. Considered a first port of call for executives facing governmental actions, with an excellent track record in avoiding prosecutions and closing investigations.

Notable practitioners

"Superstar" Elliot Peters in known in the market as "an excellent trial lawyer" and "brilliant in the courtroom." He has a strong track record of representing individuals and corporate clients in major and high-stakes trials and investigations.

Jan Nielsen Little acts for clients in major criminal investigations and trials, and her experience includes securities, tax and healthcare fraud matters. A source describes her as "a great trial lawyer, a wonderful tactician and a great colleague."

John Keker continues to be regarded by sources as "the leader of the white-collar bar on the West Coast." He has a formidable reputation and an impressive track record as a trial lawyer in white-collar and civil matters. He is particularly strong in antitrust and securities cases.