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Mintz Attorneys Peter M. Saparoff and Breton Leone-Quick to Speak at ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference

Peter M. Saparoff, Co-chair of the Securities Litigation Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., and Breton Leone-Quick, an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Section, will participate in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation Annual Conference.  The conference is being held April 24-26 in Chicago, Illinois.

Mr. Saparoff and Mr. Leone-Quick’s panel is entitled, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Ethical Issues in Class Action Settlements and Opt Outs.”  The session will take place on April 25 as part of the conference’s Securities Track.

The 2013 ABA Section of Litigation Conference brings together lawyers and judges from across the country for the latest in advocacy.  The conference will feature over 200 speakers and 70 programs in 20 tracks.

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. Leone-Quick has significant experience representing clients in the financial services industry in various contexts, including SEC investigations, FINRA inquiries and investigations, Department of Justice investigations, investigations by the Massachusetts Securities Division, arbitrations, and in private civil litigation (on both the plaintiff side and defense side) at both the trial court and appellate court level.  He also regularly represents public and private companies, and their officers, directors, and employees, in securities litigation, before regulatory bodies, and in SEC investigations