Bryan B. House

Bryan B. House is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm’s Securities Enforcement & Litigation and Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practices. He is the chair of the Milwaukee Litigation Department. Mr. House’s particular focus area is securities litigation, securities enforcement proceedings and whistleblower matters.

Mr. House’s securities litigation experience includes representation of public companies, investment banks and their directors and officers in class action litigation under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, including a recent matter in which the firm’s clients prevailed in a published opinion, Fulton County Employees Ret. Sys. v. MGIC Investment Corp., 675 F.3d 1047 (7th 2010). Mr. House also has represented public companies and their directors and officers in class actions challenging merger transactions and proxy disclosures. He also has represented public and private companies, audit committees, special committees, officers and directors in connection with internal investigations regarding a variety of state and federal securities law matters, as well as litigation brought by whistleblowers.

Mr. House has represented a variety of clients, including public companies, broker-dealers, underwriters, issuers, attorneys, auditors, and officers and directors, in enforcement matters before the SEC, the Department of Justice and self-regulators, including FINRA. These proceedings have included such diverse topics as accounting irregularities, audit failures, insider trading, market timing, options backdating, subprime failures and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) False Claims Act & Whistleblower Defense, 2) Government Enforcement, 3) Compliance & White Collar Defense and 4) Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Law School University of Minnesota Law School
Education Indiana University (B.A.1990)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of the District of Columbia
Most recent firm Foley &Lardner LLP
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