Ralph C Ferrara
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 400 South
Securities: Litigation (Band 3)Nationwide
Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Co-Chair of the Securities, M&A and Coporate Governance Litigation Practice Group. Represents corporations and individuals in complex securities class and shareholder derivative actions; advises corporate clients on SEC reporting and disclosure requirements; represents corporations and individuals in government investigations and enforcement proceedings; conducts corporate internal investigations; and counsels corporate officers and boards. Former general counsel at the SEC.
Publications: Co-author, 'Practicing At Your Peril: Attorneys Increasingly Face SEC Enforcement Actions and Criminal Prosecutions,' Bloomberg Law Reports (2005).
Personal: George Washington National Law Center (LLM) 1972; University of Cincinnati (JD) 1970; Georgetown University (BS/BA) 1967.