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Fletcher Held PLLC

Kenneth P Held

Houston, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Securities
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Litigation: Securities - Texas

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Kenneth Held recently left Skadden to start his own boutique firm Fletcher Held. He is a widely respected securities litigator, with experience handling merger challenges, fiduciary duty and stock drop cases.
"He's a sharp litigator."
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Practice Areas

Securities litigation, complex commercial litigation and arbitration, and energy litigation.


Kenneth is an experienced trial attorney who focuses his practice on business litigation in state and federal courts, arbitration and regulatory enforcement matters, with a particular emphasis on securities and fiduciary duty litigation, energy litigation, and private equity related disputes. He also has experience in bankruptcy court litigation. His clients range from individuals to publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as private equity firms and hedge funds. He has defended corporate clients, officers, and directors against shareholder derivative actions, shareholder class actions (including Rule 10b-5 and Section 11 cases), and merger challenge cases in various industries, including energy, telecommunications, healthcare, and technology. In the energy arena, Kenneth has represented both plaintiffs/claimants and defendants/respondents in disputes regarding price reopeners, long-term gas supply contracts, crude oil quality, joint operating agreements and joint venture agreements, and purchase price issues.


JD, Yale Law School, 1993 (Senior Editor, The Yale Law Journal); BA, Cornell University, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990 (cum laude); Law Clerk, Hon. Milton Pollack, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1993-94.

Kenneth P Held

Fletcher Held PLLC

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808 Travis Street, Suite 1420





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