Gidon Caine is a Silicon Valley partner with Alston & Bird’s Securities Litigation Group. He represents companies, directors, and officers in corporate control contests, governance disputes, and class and derivative actions involving fiduciary duty and securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, government investigations, regulatory enforcement actions, and internal investigations.
Gidon has been interviewed on CNBC and in USA Today on securities and corporate governance issues. He is a regular panelist at Stanford Law School Directors’ College and has taught at the Practising Law Institute.
Gidon earned his J.D. in 1988 from New York University, where he was the notes and comments editor for the Journal of International Law & Politics, and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He clerked for Michael B. Mukasey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York from 1988 to 1989.