Pritzker Levine LLP Adds Securities Litigator John A. Kehoe

February 2, 2015 (Oakland, CA) – Pritzker Levine LLP is pleased to announce that John A. Kehoe has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its New York office, representing institutional investors and individuals in securities class and non-class actions.

Over the past 18 years, Mr. Kehoe has served as a lead or co-lead counsel in a number of high-profile securities and antitrust class actions, resulting in billions of dollars of recoveries.   He was previously a partner with Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP, where he represented and advised some of the largest public pension funds in the United States and Europe.  He was also associated with Clifford Chance LLP, a London-based global law firm, where he represented Fortune 500 companies in securities and antitrust litigation as well as enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.  Mr. Kehoe was most recently a partner with Girard Gibbs LLP.

“John is a valuable addition to our securities and investment fraud practice,” said Pritzker Levine partner, Jonathan Levine.  “I have worked closely with John over the years and we are pleased to welcome him to the firm.  We look forward to his contributions as we continue defend shareholder rights, elicit positive changes in corporate governance, and promote management responsibility.”

Mr. Kehoe stated, “I am excited about joining such a strong team of lawyers, with an impressive depth of understanding of their clients’ interests.   It is the right fit for my background because of their commitment to serving investors.  The firm has a strong contingent of securities and antitrust lawyers and I am excited about this opportunity to once again work alongside Elizabeth and Jonathan as I further expand my practice at Pritzker Levine.”

Mr. Kehoe is a 1997 graduate, magna cum laude, of Syracuse University College of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review, Associate Member of the Syracuse Moot Court Board, and an Alternate Member on the National Appellate Team.  He received his Masters of Public Administration from the University of Vermont and his undergraduate degree from DePaul University.  He is admitted to the New York and Pennsylvania Bars.  Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kehoe served eight years as police officer in the State of Vermont.

About Pritzker Levine

Pritzker Levine LLP is national litigation firm with offices in California and New York. The firm serves corporate clients, public entities, pension funds, small businesses, nonprofit groups, labor unions, whistleblowers and injured persons in cases involving antitrust violations, securities fraud and derivative claims, commercial disputes, consumer protection, financial wrongdoing, employment law and personal injuries.

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