Berger & Montague Shareholder Jon Lambiras Presents Securities Fraud Class Action CLE to the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs
Berger & Montague Shareholder Jon Lambiras presented a 1-hour CLE to the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs on March 16, 2017. His presentation was titled “Securities Fraud Class Actions: A Bird’s Eye View for Attorney-CPAs.” He discussed the anatomy of typical securities fraud litigation, including the initial case investigation, filing of the Complaint, the Lead Plaintiff appointment process, motion to dismiss issues, discovery issues, expert witness matters, class certification, summary judgment, trial, settlement, and claims administration.
Mr. Lambiras is a member of Berger & Montague’s Securities Litigation and Consumer Protection practice group. In the Securities Litigation group, he concentrates on class action and opt-out litigation involving accounting fraud and financial misrepresentations. In the Consumer Protection group, he concentrates on unfair business practices and data breach litigation involving the theft of personal information by computer hackers.
Jon is an attorney, Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Fraud Examiner. Prior to law school he practiced accounting for four years as a financial statement auditor, including with a Big-Four accounting firm.
Jon has obtained the highest peer review rating, “AV Preeminent,” in Martindale-Hubbell for his legal abilities and ethical standards. Also, for several years from 2012 to today he was selected as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” or “Rising Star,” an honor conferred on less than 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania.
Jon has published numerous articles and lectured on various class action topics. The cases on which he worked have collectively settled for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Jon’s clients are plaintiffs such as individual investors, institutional investors, and consumers. He strives to provide a smooth, comfortable litigation experience for his clients. He welcomes inquiries from potential clients and referring counsel regarding new matters. Fees in his cases are generally earned on a contingent basis, meaning clients do not pay out-of-pocket attorneys’ fees.