Christopher C. Cooke
Christopher Cooke is an attorney with over twenty-five years’ experience, including over eleven years at his own law firm, which he founded in 2004 with two other partners. Since starting his law firm in 2004, Mr. Cooke’s practice has focused on representing individuals and businesses in federal regulatory investigations and in parallel civil and criminal proceedings, including investigations and proceedings by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Department of Justice, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation in federal and state courts at the trial court level and on appeal, including representing defendants in shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, and actions by the FDIC as a receiver against former bank officers. He has also represented individuals and businesses in public company internal investigations, FINRA investigations, and FINRA arbitrations. He has particular experience in helping clients navigate the difficult world of parallel civil and criminal investigations arising from potential violations of the federal securities laws.