Michael Mugmon is a partner in the firm's Securities and Litigation/Controversy Departments, and a member of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group. He joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office in 2003 and moved to the firm's Palo Alto, California office in 2007 as a founding member of that office's Securities practice. Mr. Mugmon also serves on the firm's Pro Bono and Community Service Committee and as a member of the Palo Alto office's Hiring Committee. Mr. Mugmon's practice focuses on securities litigation and government enforcement actions. He has represented public companies, officers and directors, accounting firms and broker-dealers in litigation in state and federal courts and in proceedings before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He has experience in matters related to financial fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, accounting irregularities and insider trading.