As a partner and head of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group in Los Angeles, Jerry Marks has extensive experience representing issuers, directors and officers, investment banks, and accounting firms in securities litigation, corporate governance matters, mergers and acquisition litigation, internal investigations, and enforcement proceedings before the SEC. He has appeared in federal and state trial and appellate courts in California and throughout the country.
Mr. Marks has handled matters for numerous financial institutions, including: Credit Suisse Securities, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Securities, JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, DLJ, and Cowen and Company. He also has represented large companies and their directors and officers in securities class action matters, including ARCO, Entropin, REMEC, and HPL Technologies.
Another part of Mr. Marks’s practice includes the representation of companies and individuals in SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Marks is a former law clerk to the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Some of his significant matters include:
- Thornburg SEC Investigation and Litigation
- Enron Securities Litigation
- Xerox SEC Investigation and Securities Litigation
- Tenet Healthcare SEC Investigation
- Oxford Health Plans SEC Investigation
- FPA Medical Management Securities Litigation and SEC Investigation
- Calpine Securities Litigation
- HPL Technologies SEC Investigation
- Lantronix Securities Litigation
- DDi Securities Litigation
- PurchasePro Securities Litigation
- REMEC Securities Litigation
- ARCO/BP Amoco M&A Litigation
- Watkins-Johnson M&A Litigation
- PS Group M&A Litigation
Recognition & Accomplishments
Mr. Marks has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the leading lawyers in America for general commercial litigation.
- University of Iowa, J.D., 1987
- University of Iowa, B.B.A., 1984
- US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- US District Court for the District of California
- Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit