George M. Garvey is a partner in the Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on securities and corporate governance litigation and on related corporate counseling and enforcement matters. He has represented issuers, underwriters, officers and directors in securities actions and derivative suits in California, New York, Delaware and elsewhere.
Mr. Garvey also frequently represents banks and securities dealers in lawsuits and arbitrations involving financial products, including hedge funds, swaps, options and various debt securities and their derivatives.
Mr. Garvey has served as an industry-affiliated arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution (the arbitration and regulatory authority of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ) and the National Futures Association. He is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Legal and Compliance Division.
Mr. Garvey’s community service efforts have included pro bono representation of the poor in real estate fraud cases and work for various charities, including Catholic Relief Services.