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Michael L. Charlson

San Francisco, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Securities
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Litigation: Securities - California

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Michael Charlson is a skilled litigator who handles shareholder derivative matters and securities class actions.
"He is a really smart lawyer and had good judgment on how to approach the issues." "He has technical expertise which is apparent in all of his work product."
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Michael’s practice involves complex business litigation, with an emphasis on securities class actions, corporate governance (including shareholder

derivative) litigation, SEC and other regulatory and exchange proceedings, and related investigations and counseling. Over more than 30 years, Michael has

represented corporations, officers, directors, investors, auditors, and underwriters in dozens of securities class actions involving companies that

operate across a wide range of industry sectors, including many technology and life sciences companies. Michael has also litigated and counseled

clients on fiduciary duty and disclosure issues, including in connection with proposed M&A transactions, executive and board transitions, shareholder activism activities, disappointing financial performance, and financial restatements. In addition, he has led numerous internal investigations for special litigation committees, demand committees, audit committees, and corporate management on issues ranging from insider trading and mismanagement claims to financial fraud, corporate bribery, sexual harassment, and conflict of interests allegations.

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Michael L. Charlson

Vinson & Elkins LLP

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