Securities Litigation partner Danette Edwards was featured in Law360, Securities Law360, Bloomberg Law and other media publications on her career and decision to join Katten. On choosing to go into private practice, Danette stated, "After 12 years of working in government, I developed a deep understanding of the SEC's enforcement division and its processes. I decided it was time to leverage that experience, insight and knowledge to help defend clients facing high-stakes securities matters." It was noted that throughout her career, she helped obtain hundreds of millions in judgements for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Danette shared that the opportunity to work with the Katten team, along with Securities Litigation chair Bruce Vanyo, helped guide her decision to join Katten. "Throughout my career, I’ve come to know Katten as a great firm with a fantastic reputation and the most sophisticated clients. Working with Bruce Vanyo, who is known as the dean of the securities class action defense bar and leads the practice, was an opportunity I couldn't pass up. Katten is a place where I felt my significant government experience would add value to a securities litigation practice that is growing in [Washington,] DC and thriving nationally. The fact that the firm likes to take a team approach and work in highly collaborative ways also was very attractive to me."
Bruce is thrilled to have Danette join Katten, stating, "Danette is a strong addition to our securities litigation team because she offers our clients exceptional experience on all types of SEC-related matters. Her impressive skill set and extraordinary background strengthens Katten's already widely recognized reputation for defending high-stakes securities matters for some of the country's most prestigious companies."
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