Mr. Monteverde has focused his career in law to promote shareholder rights. The Mr. Monteverde regularly handles high -profile merger cases that seek the highest value for shareholders and has secured damage and enhanced merger transactions in the process.
Mr. Monteverde has also broken new ground when it comes to contesting proxies in relation to compensation matters post Dodd-Frank Act for not providing complete and accurate information needed by shareholders to make informed decisions. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc. No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip. on 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the 2012 shareholder vote as certain information related to the expected executive compensation (as related to an equity plan share increase that could have a dilutive effect on the shareholders) was not stated within the proxy statements).
Monsieur. Monteverde has written several articles regarding executive compensation and also is a frequent speaker on behalf of ABA, PLI, ACI and other conferences about merger litigation or issues with executive compensation.
Juan Monteverde has been chosen as a finalist by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2017-2019 as a New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation, an award that is awarded to less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in a specific field. The lawyer Mr. Monteverde has also been selected by Martindale-Hubbell in 2017-2020 as a Top Rated Lawyer.
Below is a list of the most notable cases and achievements:
In Re Envision Healthcare Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01608-RGA-SRF (D. Del. 2021)(obtaining $17.4 million settlement in cash)
Riche v. Pappas (US Geothermal buyout) (2018-0177 JTL (Del. Ch. 2020)(securing $6.5 millions cash payment)
In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation in Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Lead Case No. 16-cv-294288 (Santa Clara Court., CA 2019)(obtaining $7.5 million post-closing cash settlement)
in Re Clubcorp Holdings Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-17-758972-B (Dist. Ct. Cark Cnty., NV 2019)(obtaining $5 million post-closing cash settlement)
In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. 422598-V (Rockwell Cty, MD 2018)(obtaining $17.5 million post close cash settlement)
In Re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $70 million post-close settlement)
In Re Force Protection, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-11-651336-B (Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty., NV 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel an amount of $11 million after-closing cash settlement)
In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million cash settlement post-closing)
In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining important disclosures to stockholders prior to closing and securing relief post close by securing an Anti-Flip Provision that provides former stockholders with 25% of any profits in a Qualifying Sale)