The attorneys at Greenberg Gross have handled a wide variety of civil and criminal securities matters in state and federal court on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. These matters have included shareholder derivative suits, class actions, and conventional lawsuits involving the sale of equity securities, municipal bonds, life insurance annuities, "viatical" or "life settlement" contracts, real estate investments, and securities lending programs. Representative clients include mutual funds, large companies, and individuals. Our attorneys have also defended corporations and individual accused of securities fraud in criminal prosecutions, regulatory enforcement actions, and private litigation. Our securities litigation team, which includes the former chief federal prosecutor of the Orange County Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Central District of California, has the experience and expertise necessary to represent our clients on all fronts, including those investigations in which clients must simultaneously be defended in multiple actions.