Donnell C. Much

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Biography

Donnell “Don” is an Associate in the Firm’s Securities Litigation Department, where he focuses his practice on complex securities litigation, class action securities “loss” calculations, securities arbitration litigation, and state and federal securities litigation.

Before joining the Firm, Don worked as a Litigation Associate for six  years at a highly reputable, full-service law firm in Devon, Pennsylvania, where he handled general and complex commercial litigation; securities arbitration cases filing suit against stock brokers, broker-dealers, and investment advisers in several different arbitration forums (FINRA Dispute Resolution, AAA, and JAMS); and Plaintiffs’ side Ponzi scheme litigation cases. Don has been named a 2019 Pennsylvania “Rising Star” attorney in the area of securities litigation by Super Lawyers/Rising Stars, an attorney-rating service of Thomson Reuters.

Don is a 2014 graduate with Distinction of the Georgetown University Law Center’s LLM program, where he concentrated in Securities Regulation. While at Georgetown, Don worked as an intern at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in the Division of Enforcement – Market Abuse Unit and in the Division of Trading & Markets. While at the Georgetown, Don also interned at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) in the Office of the General Counsel. Don is also a 2008 graduate of Loyola New Orleans College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to attending law school, Don received his MBA from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he concentrated in financial statement analysis. Prior to attending law school, Don worked as a Senior Consultant for a “big-four” accounting firm focusing his consulting practice in the areas of alternative funds (hedge funds) and mutual funds. Don is a 2003 graduate of the University of Vermont, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree.

Don is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association, the Delaware County Inn of Court, and the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”), a group dedicated to the representation of aggrieved and defrauded investors. Don serves on PIABA’s Legislation and Journals’ Committees.

Don is also a certified Sommelier by the Wine School of Philadelphia and is a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia.

Professional Leadership

  • Member of the Delaware County Bar Association
  • Member of the Delaware County Inn of Court
  • Member of the Legislation and Journals’ Committees for the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”)

Credentials

Education:

Law School

Loyola New Orleans College of Law, J.D. (2008)

Undergraduate

University of Vermont, B.A. (2003)

Graduate

Georgetown University Law Center, LLM in Securities Regulation (2014) with Distinction

Saint Joseph's University, MBA

Honors & Awards:

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” – 2019


Admissions

Member – Pennsylvania Bar


Member – New Jersey Bar


Admitted – Eastern District of Pennsylvania


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