David D. Sterling

Mr. Sterling is Chair of the firmwide Litigation practice. Before that, he was the head of the firm’s Securities and Shareholder Litigation Practice group. He principally represents companies, their officers and directors, and underwriters in securities fraud class actions; corporate officers and directors in derivative lawsuits; companies and their directors in suits challenging mergers; and companies and their directors in proxy litigation. Mr. Sterling also represents brokerage firms and individuals in investigations and proceedings before a variety of agencies, including the SEC, NYSE, NASD, Department of Justice and Texas State Securities Board. Additionally, Mr. Sterling often represents special litigation committees and audit committees in connection with investigations and derivative litigation. He argued a securities fraud case in the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011.

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Areas of Practice 1) Complex Business Litigation, 2) Corporate Investigations, 3) Litigation Practice, 4) Professional Liability, 5) Securities Law Enforcement and Regulation and 6) Securities Litigation
Law School University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1984
Education Williams College, B.A.,1980
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Baker Botts LLP
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