Michael F. Connolly, a Member of the Litigation Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., Peter M. Saparoff, Co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice, and Joel D. Rothman, an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Section, will speak at the 13th Annual Business Litigation Conference presented by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). The conference is being held Wednesday, January 29 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mr. Connolly, Co-chair of the conference, will give a presentation entitled, “Year-in-Review: Top 10 Cases.” He will also moderate the Federal Judicial panel.
Mr. Saparoff and Mr. Rothman will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “Strategies for Litigating Fraud Claims in Today’s Environment.”
MCLE’s 13th Annual Business Litigation Conference will provide participants with the latest updates on new business litigation developments and important case law. Faculty members will include U.S. District Court and Massachusetts Superior Court judges and preeminent practitioners.
Mr. Connolly is a seasoned litigator with extensive civil and criminal trial experience. Across federal, state, and administrative courts and agencies, Mr. Connolly has tried numerous cases involving complex securities, commercial, and real estate litigation. He has represented clients in shareholder litigation, securities fraud, management disputes, business breakups, defamation actions, trade secret litigation, class actions, professional malpractice claims, fiduciary duty disputes, and zoning, land use, and other real estate related matters.
Mr. Saparoff is one of the nation’s leading securities litigators. He has represented clients in well over 100 cases, investigations, and proceedings throughout the country. Mr. Saparoff has successfully defended SEC investigations, class actions, derivative suits, stock exchange proceedings, and state securities investigations, and has handled numerous FINRA arbitrations, among other matters. He also represents hundreds of institutional investors with respect to the monitoring and evaluation of securities class action settlements.
Mr. Rothman’s practice encompasses a wide range of litigation matters. Before joining the firm, he held a clerkship position with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, serving under Associate Justice Ralph D. Gants.