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Juan E. Monteverde

Litigation Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 16 years
    Indiana - IN 13 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2007
    Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2010
    Temporary Admission Excluded No misconduct found

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Juan Monteverde has concentrated his legal career advocating shareholder rights. Mr. Monteverde regularly handles high profile merger cases seeking to maximize shareholder value and has recovered damages and improved merger transactions in the process.

Mr. Monteverde has also broken new ground when it comes to challenging proxies related to compensation issues post Dodd-Frank Act for not providing accurate disclosure required for shareholders to cast informed votes. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc., No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip op. at 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the 2012 shareholder vote because certain information relating to projected executive compensation (as related to an equity plan share increase that had a potential dilutive effect on shareholders) was not properly disclosed in the proxy statement).

Mr. Monteverde has written articles regarding executive compensation and also speaks regularly at ABA, PLI, ACI and other conferences regarding merger litigation or executive compensation issues.

Mr. Monteverde has been selected by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2017-2019 as a New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation, an award given to less than 2.5% of attorneys in a particular field. Mr. Monteverde has also been selected by Martindale-Hubbell in 2017-2019 as a Top Rated Lawyer.

Below is a list of selected cases and achievements:

In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Lead Case No. 16-cv-294288 (Santa Clara Cnty., CA 2019)(obtaining $7.5 million post-close cash settlement) In Re Clubcorp Holdings Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-17-758972-B (Dist. Ct. Cark Cnty., NV 2019)(obtaining $5 million post-close cash settlement)
In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. 422598-V (Rockwell Cty, MD 2018)(obtaining $17.5 million post close cash settlement)
In Re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $70 million post-close settlement)
In re Force Protection, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-11-651336-B (Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty., NV 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $11 million post-close cash settlement)
In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million post-close cash settlement)
In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining significant disclosures for stockholders pre-close and securing valuable relief post close in the form of an Anti-Flip Provision providing former stockholders with 25% of any profits in a Qualifying Sale)
In re Cogent, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 5780-VCP (Del. Ch. 2013) (obtaining as co-lead counsel post-close cash settlement of $1.9 million)

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It was really hard to be involved in a class action lawsuit, to say the least. However, working with Juan Monteverde was one of the luckiest coincidences of the whole experience.


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Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Monteverde & Associates PC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Partner and Chair of M&A Lit. Dept.
  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
  • 2010 - 2016
  • Associate
  • Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Smith Mazure Director Wilkins Young & Yagerman, P.C.
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Summer Associate
  • Diaz Reus, LLP
  • 2003 - 2006
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  • California State University-Northridge
  • B.S. Finance
  • 2002
  • St. Thomas University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • St. Thomas School of Law
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • In Re Envision Healthcare Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01608-RGA-SRF
  • obtained $17.4 million cash settlement
  • Riche v. Pappas (US Geothermal buyout)
  • securing $6.5 million cash settlement
  • In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation
  • Obtained $7.5 million post-close cash settlement
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation
  • SuperLawyers
  • N/A
  • Top Rated Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell
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New York Litigation Lawyer Juan E. Monteverde
Juan E. Monteverde
Litigation Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 16 years