Ruehle spent nine years at Broadcom, helping the company evolve “from a small aspiring private company to an industry powerhouse,” he writes.
But when the options backdating scandal hit the fan at Broadcom, the search for scapegoats was on. And it didn’t take him long to learn about the key document in corporate crime law. Ruehle reprints the entire memo at the back of his book.
In this putative securities class action, the plaintiff accused our client, a renewable energy company, of knowingly making false and misleading statements over the production of a chemical used in transportation fuels.
After we demonstrated the company was simply mistaken in their projections and its statements provided meaningful cautionary warnings, the judge granted our motion to dismiss.
We represented San Mateo County and its former treasurer against a million suit brought by a group of San Mateo County school districts.
The feds say no way, since Karatz lied to both KB lawyers and independent auditors about the concealment.
He has successfully defended numerous high-profile clients in federal district and circuit courts throughout the country.
His most recent wins include a total dismissal of all actions against biofuel developer Amyris, Inc., and a precedent-setting opinion in the Ninth Circuit for Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Celio was seconded to the San Francisco district attorney's office, where he was responsible for dozens of prosecutions and successfully tried numerous cases to verdict.
He is a regular faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, teaching in the Deposition and Trial programs.
Fickesis a member of the Alameda County Bar Association, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.