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Alexis I. Caloza

Associate, Securities Litigation  

San Francisco 415.875.2339

Overview

Alexis Caloza focuses his practice on a wide range of litigation matters, including securities litigation, internal investigations, class actions, and other complex commercial disputes.

Representative Matters

  • Represents a major corporation in a regulatory investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as derivative litigation and a shareholder class action alleging securities fraud.
  • Represents a venture capital firm and one of its directors in bankruptcy litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represents a corporation conducting an internal investigation into alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by its Chinese subsidiary.
  • Represented officers and employees as pool counsel in an internal investigation regarding possible earnings management.
  • Represented a corporation and its directors in M&A-related securities litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Defended an individual against allegations of insider trading by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Pro Bono

Alexis’ pro bono practice includes defending an individual against allegations of insider trading in an enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Alexis’ pro bono practice included representing foreign nationals in their petitions for asylum, with a special emphasis on LGBT asylum seekers.

Additional Information

Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Alexis was a litigation associate in the New York office of Covington & Burling LLP, where he represented a major record company in purported class actions challenging the payment of artist royalties on downloads of digital music and ringtones, as well as a Fortune 500 company seeking coverage from numerous insurers for historic PCB contamination of a major waterway.