NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is pleased to announce that one of its partners, Juan E. Monteverde, has been selected by Super Lawyers as a 2013 New York Metro Rising Star. This news will appear next month in The New York Times and in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine.
As chair of Faruqi and Faruqi's Shareholder, Merger and Transactional Litigation Department, Monteverde regularly litigates high-profile merger cases in which he has recovered millions of dollars for shareholders and has improved merger terms. He is also a leading advocate for shareholder rights, having broken new ground in the area of proxy challenges related to executive compensation. Monteverde has written numerous articles regarding executive compensation and speaks regularly at the ABA, PLI, and other conferences regarding merger litigation or executive compensation issues.
The Super Lawyers rating badge awarded to Juan Monteverde can be viewed here: http://www.faruqilaw.com/jmrisingstar
Established in 1998, Super Lawyers asks lawyers to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. They are instructed to nominate lawyers they have personally observed in action — whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.
About Faruqi and Faruqi, LLP
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, throughout all phases of litigation. The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm's clients.
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