Kevin Muck is Chair of the Securities Litigation Group. Kevin’s practice focuses on defending issuers, officers, directors and venture investors in shareholder disputes, securities class actions and derivative litigation throughout the country. He has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, life sciences, software, financial services, semiconductor, Internet, entertainment and consumer retail. He also routinely advises clients on corporate governance and disclosure issues, and has extensive experience handling internal and board investigations regarding such matters as accounting issues, executive compensation, insider trading and option granting practices. In addition, Kevin represents companies and individuals in matters brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities.
Kevin has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of the leading securities litigation attorneys in California as well as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in the area of securities litigation, corporate governance & compliance. He is a frequent lecturer on issues involving securities matters, fiduciary duties and class action litigation. Among the publications Kevin has co-authored are "Defending Securities Class Actions" (American Law Institute – American Bar Association) and "Procedural Considerations in Litigating Class and Representative Claims Under Business and Professions Code Section 17200" (Glasser Legal Works).
Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Kevin was a partner with Clifford Chance and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.
Among the notable matters Kevin has handled are the following: