Michael Mugmon's practice focuses on government enforcement actions, internal investigations, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation. He joined the Washington DC office in 2003 and moved to the Palo Alto office in 2007 as a founder of the firm’s West Coast Securities practice. Mr. Mugmon was recently recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the top 20 lawyers in California under 40, and he has been named a “Rising Star” for four consecutive years by Northern California Super Lawyers.
Mr. Mugmon represents public companies, officers and directors, investment firms, accounting firms, broker-dealers, and individuals in litigation in state and federal courts and in proceedings before the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the US Attorney's Office, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, as well as in internal investigations. He has experience in matters related to financial fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, accounting irregularities, money laundering, regulatory compliance, and insider trading.
Mr. Mugmon also serves on the firm's Pro Bono and Community Service Committee and Ethics Committee, as well as on the Palo Alto office's Hiring Committee.