Dean Kristy

Partner, Securities Litigation  

San Francisco 415.875.2387


Dean Kristy has extensive experience litigating securities class actions, fiduciary duty cases arising out of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance disputes, derivative litigation, and representing clients in regulatory matters. He also 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, power and engineering companies, and venture capital firms.

Prior to joining Fenwick & West, he was a partner with Shearman & Sterling, Clifford Chance, and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.