For nine years, William Ruehle was the chief financial officer of Broadcom.Then, in 2006, Ruehle and Broadcom got caught up in the options backdating scandal.Perhaps the best evidence of our preeminence in securities litigation comes from our client base, which consists of Fortune 500 companies as well as numerous smaller, development-stage companies.Our expertise is applied in a wide range of situations, such as announcing the failure to meet previously issued revenue projections to investigating circumstances that might necessitate a restatement of financial results.Nicki was honored as a "BTI Client Service All-Star" for 2016 and was selected by the 2007-2016 editions of as one of the top securities litigators in the United States. Nicki has been at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati since 1985.After graduating from Stanford Law School in 1984, Nicki clerked for the Honorable Anthony Kennedy of the U. She previously served as a member of the firm's Policy Committee and as chair of the Nominating Committee.
Maybe he represented so many clients, they argued, that he was risking conflicts of interest.
Securities Class Actions Derivative Cases Other Securities Litigation Matters Applied Micro Circuits (N. Cal.): We obtained a dismissal with prejudice of a securities class action brought against Applied Micro Circuits and two of its former officers.
The plaintiff sought to recover "short swing" profits allegedly realized by two executive officers in connection with their receipt of stock option grants.
She has represented companies and their officers and directors in more than 75 shareholder class actions and derivative suits throughout the United States.
Nicki also has extensive experience in corporate internal investigations and SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings.