His practice includes complex business litigation, professional liability, unfair competition law, antitrust, employment law, and class actions. Dakak was an attorney at the highly regarded antitrust and litigation boutique, Blecher Collins Pepperman & Joye, P. We work with our clients, other law firms and advisers and with each other to efficiently maximize our clients’ commercial advantage whilst minimizing their legal risk.Naked option strategies An unhedged strategy making exclusive use of one of the following: Short call strategy (selling or writing call options), and short put strategy (selling or writing put options). My primary objective on this blog is to address important developments in the world of directors’ and officers’ liability as they occur.In 2017, he was elected to the New York City Bar Fund Board of Directors. The City Bar Fund is the nonprofit 501(c)(3) arm of the New York City Bar Association aimed at engaging and supporting the legal profession in advancing social justice. Potter serves as the Co-Chair of the Firm's White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice Group and has extensive criminal defense experience. The Attorney General of the United States personally presented Mr.He previously served as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's White Collar Committee for the Northern District of California and as the National Co-Chair of the ABA's Criminal Antitrust Committee. Potter has conducted numerous internal investigations at the request of corporations, boards of directors, audit committees and special committees. Potter has also represented corporations, directors and officers in a wide array of civil matters including healthcare litigation, derivative suits, securities litigation, 17200/17500 claims and false claims actions, as well as unfair competition, libel, breach of contract and employment cases. Potter with a Director's Award for his successful prosecution of an United States Congressman. Potter also received a Department of Justice commendation for the successful civil rights prosecution of the Los Angeles Police Officers involved in the Rodney King beating.
In response to the evolving needs of clients, Chris also established, and currently leads, the Case Development Group, which is composed of attorneys, in-house investigators, financial analysts, and forensic accountants.
On July 1, 2008, California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“Cal PERS”) and Alaska Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry Pension Trust (“Alaska”) announced a settlement with United Health Group Inc.
and certain individual defendants for a record-breaking 5 million.
From time to time, however, readers contact me with more fundamental questions about executive liability and executive protection, particularly regarding the basics of indemnification and D&O insurance.
In response to these recurring questions, I intend to prepare a series of posts, which are indexed below.