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Practice Areas

Securities litigation, investigations and SEC Enforcement.


Peter Stokes has spent his entire career representing clients in securities lawsuits, SEC enforcement matters, internal investigations, corporate governance matters, and complex commercial litigation. He has substantial experience defending clients against shareholder class and derivative lawsuits and SEC enforcement proceedings involving numerous issues, including financial restatements, internal control deficiencies, adverse FDA decisions and problems with clinical trials, missed earnings guidance, mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions, IPO litigation, tender offers and cases involving allegations of GAAP violations, insider trading, regulatory violations and breaches of fiduciary duty.

Professional Memberships

Former director, Austin Young Lawyers Association; Member, Texas Bar Foundation.


JD, Harvard Law School; BA, Rice University.