Kayvan B. Sadeghi is a partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice. He has nearly two decades of experience in complex commercial and securities litigation, investigations, and enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Sadeghi serves as lead counsel in complex commercial and securities litigation proceedings nationwide and regularly defends clients before the US Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, and other government agencies. He also advises corporate boards and special committees in connection with internal investigations and corporate governance matters.
As a prominent member of the blockchain community, Mr. Sadeghi represents leading blockchain projects, trading platforms, and founders in high-stakes litigation and investigations, and advises numerous clients on crypto and Fintech litigation, enforcement, and related legal issues. He is a member of the Legal Working Group of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and has taught cryptocurrency litigation, enforcement, and regulation for a graduate-level Fintech course.
With a solid commitment to pro bono work, Mr. Sadeghi has worked with The Promise of Justice Initiative and the National Women’s Law Center TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, has successfully defended a freelance journalist in a highly publicized defamation case brought by a former top-Mexican official, and worked with the New York Civil Liberties Union in a class action litigation that led to a landmark settlement reforming the use of solitary confinement in New York prisons.