Gibson Dunn adds securities litigation partner in San Francisco

September 3, 2008 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced that Charles R. Jaeger has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner. Jaeger, formerly with Heller Ehrman, will continue to focus his practice on accountants’ liability and securities litigation.

Jaeger has a broad business litigation practice with particular emphasis on accountants’ liability, securities litigation, corporate governance disputes and investigations. He has represented PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, Hearthstone, Bank of America, Shaklee Corporation and Grant Thornton, among others.

He has practiced with Heller Ehrman since 1993, where he formerly served as Co-Chair of Heller’s Securities Litigation Practice Group and Co-Chair of the San Francisco Litigation Department. He received his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley in 1989 and clerked for Judge Wade Brorby of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Prior to attending law school, he was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and worked for Arthur Andersen.

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