If you’re an issuer of equities, an underwriter, director, officer, broker/dealer, hedge fund manager, or other investment advisor, today’s business climate exposes you to many risks and threats, including regulatory and shareholder actions. Having experienced, strategic, and insightful counsel in your corner is essential to defending your interests. We combine a thorough understanding of your aims with in-depth knowledge of securities law and work with you to determine a sensible, cost-effective strategy for success. When litigation is advisable or necessary, we rigorously represent your interests and provide the highest quality representation—always aligning our approach with your goals.

Knowledge is power—and protection.

Our Securities Litigation attorneys deliver excellent results. We are armed with a command of federal and state securities laws and regulations, a dedication to listening to our clients, and a track record of sound judgment and advocacy skills (in and out of the courtroom) that commands widespread recognition. As part of a multi-disciplinary firm, we quickly and efficiently tap into our resources in corporate and tax law, finance, and white collar defense to provide a comprehensive approach to any securities matter.


  • Securities fraud class actions
  • Shareholder derivative suits
  • SEC and state regulatory investigations
  • Internal investigations
  • Insurance class actions
  • FINRA arbitrations
  • Whistleblower litigation
  • Defense of hedge fund managers and other investment advisors
  • Corporate governance and partnership disputes

Case Studies

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Representing Royal DSM on $2.6 billion Pharma Transaction

Hinckley Allen is representing Royal DSM, a global life sciences and material sciences company client, in a $2.6 billion series of transactions that will combine Patheon, Inc. (TSX: PTI) and the DSM Pharmaceutical Products business group into a new company…