Dean advocates for many of the country’s most innovative technology companies, including Tesla, Fitbit and Symantec, in a wide variety of venues throughout the country.
Dean is a seasoned litigator who defends clients in securities class actions, fiduciary duty cases, merger challenges, corporate governance disputes, derivative litigation and executive compensation cases. He also represents clients in regulatory matters and advises companies on disclosure and other corporate governance matters.
Dean has successfully argued cases throughout the country, particularly in courts in the Ninth Circuit, Second Circuit and before the Delaware Court of Chancery. He has represented a wide range of domestic and international clients, including technology, automobile, solar energy, pharmaceutical, entertainment and healthcare companies. Dean also represents technology companies in complex licensing and other commercial disputes.
Most recently, Dean won a dismissal with prejudice of securities claims against Tesla and its officers relating to projections over early production of its Model 3 vehicle and was part of a team defeating claims against Fitbit over alleged misrepresentations in connection with its guidance.