FORA.tv Speaker - John Oberdorfer
During his more than 30 years of practice, John Oberdorfer has established himself as an extraordinary practitioner at handling complex litigation. His many successful cases demonstrate his ability to work in uncharted waters and develop new and creative arguments and solutions. He prides himself on communicating complex issues in a straightforward, understandable, and persuasive way.
Mr. Oberdorfer has a broad practice that focuses on matters involving the federal government, federal laws, and the U.S. Constitution. Three prime areas of concentration are complex civil and government investigations (both in the U.S. and internationally), the defense of securities accounting cases, and class actions.
He has successfully litigated Fifth Amendment takings cases, as well as First Amendment commercial speech cases. In his securities defense work, he represents clients before the SEC, in court cases brought by the SEC, and in shareholder class actions. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in class actions. Mr. Oberdorfer chaired Patton Boggs' litigation department for many years and has served on the firm's Executive Committee.
07.25.08 | 01:04:11 min
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