Yavor Nechev is a counsel who focuses on securities litigation and enforcement matters and general commercial litigation. He has represented numerous public and private high technology clients, global financial institutions, algorithmic trading firms and Fortune 500 companies and their officers and directors in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including mergers and acquisitions disputes, securities fraud class actions and enforcement matters before the SEC, FINRA and various federal regulatory agencies.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Nechev was a judicial intern with the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

During law school, Mr. Nechev was a summer associate in WilmerHale's Boston office. He was also a legal intern at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and a student attorney at the Boston College Civil Litigation Clinic, where he represented low-income clients in housing and family law matters.


  • Selected by the Boston Bar Association as a member of the 2019-2020 Public Interest Leadership Program, a 14-month program that addresses specific public service and community challenges.
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the area of white-collar criminal defense and in the 2022 edition in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and securities litigation.

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2014

      cum laude Senior Editor, Boston College Law Review
    • BA, Political Science, New York University, 2011

      magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa, Dean’s List, Honors Graduate
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Languages

    • Bulgarian