Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has one of the pre-eminent securities litigation practices in the world.  The Firm is ranked in the First Tier for securities litigation by Chambers. We are involved in many of today’s most demanding securities matters, including AIG, Enron, HealthSouth and the IPO allocation cases. We represent numerous Fortune 500 corporations and their officers and directors, as well as top financial firms.  The Firm has handled matters involving JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, KKR, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs and others, in federal and state securities litigation. The Firm handles individual suits and class actions under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company and Investment Advisors Acts of 1940 and a variety of state laws. The Firm represents clients in investigations commenced by the SEC, the NYSE, the NASD, the DOJ and foreign securities exchanges. The Firm’s lawyers are experienced in representing clients charged with violations of RICO, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and ERISA. In addition, the Firm conducts internal investigations on behalf of companies with respect to matters that could give rise to liability under the securities laws.