George Anhang, counsel in the firm’s Litigation practice, has wide-ranging experience in litigation matters. Mr. Anhang’s practice is primarily focused on representing public corporations and individuals in securities class actions, derivative cases, mergers and acquisition litigation, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions. He also represents clients in connection with SEC investigations, as well as internal corporate investigations.
Following law school, he was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Stephen V. Wilson, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Anhang twice served as a law intern at the U.S. Department of Justice, first with the Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and later with the Appellate Staff, Civil Division.
Mr. Anhang’s other commercial litigation experience includes disputes involving insurance and reinsurance, business torts, commercial contracts, agency and fiduciary duty issues, and ERISA. He has represented Dominique Crenn, the 2016 recipient of the Best Female Chef in the World award, in certain matters. He played a substantial role on litigation teams that, on behalf of several European and Japanese insurance companies, handled matters arising from the September 11 terrorist attacks, including claims relating to the four aircraft destroyed on 9/11, the adverse health effects suffered by rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center (WTC) site, and the rebuilding of the WTC.
In addition, Mr. Anhang represents companies and individuals in compliance and enforcement matters and internal investigations relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). His representations have included a biotechnology company and its CEO in a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation involving allegedly improper payments to Chinese officials. The matter concluded successfully with the issuance by the DOJ of a written declination of prosecution.
Mr. Anhang has also played a substantial role in the submission of amicus curiae briefs in a number of significant securities law and other matters. For example:
J.D., cum laude
B.A., magna cum laude