Douglas Flaum, a partner in Goodwin’s Complex Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Financial Industry Litigation groups, is a nationally recognized securities litigation and trial lawyer. He has more than 30 years of experience litigating cases on behalf of domestic and foreign corporations, directors, and special board committees in a diverse range of commercial, securities, and real estate matters.
In particular, Mr. Flaum has extensive experience advising on complex financial and business arrangement matters, including cases under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, joint venture and partnership disputes, long-term supply arrangements, business tort and contract matters, issues of corporate governance, alleged breaches of fiduciary duties, contests for corporate control, and a variety of enforcement proceedings. He also regularly conducts internal investigations of whistleblower complaints and advises corporations and their officers and directors in nonlitigation context.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Mr. Flaum was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, where he co-chaired the Securities Litigation practice. He has also been a partner and litigation department vice chair at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP.