Stephen L. Ascher is co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice and a Chambers-ranked trial lawyer. Hedge funds, real estate companies, and other institutions have sought his help with a wide variety of financial and commercial disputes. He regularly tries cases in federal court, state courts throughout the United States, and arbitration proceedings.

Mr. Ascher’s practice spans the gamut of securities and financial services litigation, from traditional 10b-5 class actions to disputes arising out of M&A transactions to fraud and contract claims by institutional plaintiffs. He frequently represents plaintiffs as well as defendants, including investors and other market participants in structured finance disputes. He also handles significant commercial disputes for clients in a variety of industries.