Brian E. Pastuszenski

Brian Pastuszenski, senior partner and co-chair of Goodwin Procter’s Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement Practice, is nationally recognized as one of the premier securities litigation defense lawyers in the United States.

Mr. Pastuszenski focuses his practice on the defense of securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, and proceedings brought by the SEC and other regulators, as well as the related insurance and indemnification issues that these matters involve. He also regularly advises corporations on compliance and corporate governance matters.

Among his significant engagements, for the past seven years Mr. Pastuszenski has been lead defense counsel for Countrywide Financial Corporation (formerly the largest mortgage lender in the country and now a subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation) in numerous securities and ERISA class action, shareholder derivative and institutional investor cases in trial and appellate courts across the country arising out of the capital markets crisis that began in late 2007.

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Areas of Practice 1) Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement, 2) Class Actions, 3) Appellate Litigation, 4) Capital Markets and 5) ERISA Litigation
Law School Cornell Law School (J.D., 1981)
Education Dartmouth College (B.A., 1978)
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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