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Lyle Roberts is a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice. Lyle represents companies, officers, and directors in securities cases and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement matters throughout the United States. He also conducts corporate internal investigations and counsels clients with respect to securities regulatory issues. Lyle represented Mark Cuban in obtaining a complete victory against the SEC in Cuban’s closely watched insider trading case. Lyle also has represented a number of prominent companies in the defense of securities class actions, including Northrop Grumman, Fidelity National Financial, CenturyLink, and Lumber Liquidators.

Lyle is recognized as a Band 1 securities litigator by Chambers USA. He is widely-published on securities law issues, including Wall Street Journal op-eds on the topic of insider trading. Lyle also is the author of the well-known blog, The 10b-5 Daily, which tracks key developments in securities litigation and is the co-chairman of the annual Practicing Law Institute securities litigation program. Lyle frequently submits amicus briefs in prominent securities litigation cases on behalf of clients, including recent briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Washington Legal Foundation in the Emulex, Halliburton, ANZ Securities, and Leidos cases and SIFMA and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in the Matrixx case.