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Securities Litigation

Craig was a member of Alston & Bird, LLP’s Securities Litigation Practice Group from 1999 to 2008. Craig’s securities litigation experience includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants in securities cases, representing companies and/or their executives in internal investigations, and representation of clients before the United States Securities & Exchange Commission and state securities commissioners.

Experience

  • Kuglar Law is currently representing employees of a hedge fund being sued by the SEC in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
  • Kuglar Law is currently representing two former officers of a publicly traded company in a suit brought in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia brought by a private investment firm that claims to have invested $34 million in the company. The securities fraud action, which was dismissed by the District Court, alleged misrepresentations and omissions made in various public filings and offering documents. The case is now on appeal to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • In 2017, Kuglar Law obtained a judgment in a suit in Fulton County, Georgia on behalf of a profit sharing plan against an unregistered financial advisor who misappropriated certain funds intended to be invested in the plan.
  • In 2017, Kuglar Law obtained a judgment in a suit in Fulton County, Georgia on behalf of an investor against an unregistered financial advisor who misappropriated funds intended to be invested in a hedge fund.
  • In 2017, Kuglar Law represented an Atlanta-based hedge fund investor in a suit in Fulton County, Georgia alleging that the general partner of the fund violated fund documents pertaining to withdrawals and lock downs.
  • Kuglar Law is currently representing two former officers of a publicly traded company in a suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia brought by a private investment firm that claims to have invested $34 million in the company. The securities fraud action alleges misrepresentations and omissions made in various public filings and offering documents. Defendants have filed a motion to dismiss and intend to vigorously defend the lawsuit.
  • Kuglar Law is currently representing an Atlanta-based hedge fund investor in a suit in Fulton County, Georgia. The action alleges that the general partner of the fund violated fund documents pertaining to withdrawals and lock downs.

Publications

  • “Impact of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) on Securities Class Action Litigation,” Securities Litigation: Forms & Analysis.
  • Co-author, “Litigating Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: Practical Thoughts on Key Issues,” The Trial Lawyer, Vol. 24, 168-180.
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