Monsieur. Monteverde has devoted his legal career advocating shareholder rights. He. Monteverde regularly handles high -profile merger cases that seek to maximize shareholder value and has recovered damages and improved merger deals in the process.
Mr. Monteverde also broke new ground when it comes to challenging proxies related to compensation matters post Dodd-Frank Act for not providing the correct information required by shareholders to cast informed votes. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc. No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip op. on 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the shareholder vote of 2012 because certain information relating to projected executive compensation (as as it relates to an increase in equity plan shares that had a potential negative effect to the shareholders) was not disclosed in the proxy statement).
Mr. Monteverde has published articles on executive compensation. He also is a frequent speaker at ABA, PLI, ACI and other conferences on merger litigation or executive compensation issues.
Juan Monteverde has been selected from Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2017-2019 as a New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation, an award given for less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in one particular area. Mr. Monteverde has also been selected by Martindale-Hubbell from 2017 to 2020 as a Top Rated Lawyer.
Below is a listing of 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 million in cash)
In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Lead Case No. 16-cv-304288 (Santa Clara County., CA 2019)(obtaining $7.5 million post-closing cash settlement)
The case is in 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 In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation No. 422598-V (Rockwell Cty, MD 2018)(obtaining $17.5 million after a cash settlement post-closing)
In Re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. 2015)(obtaining in co-lead capacity $70m post-close settlement)
In Re Force Protection, Inc. In re Shareholder Litigation Case No. A-11-651336-B (Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty., NV 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $11million after-closing cash settlement)
In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014) (obtaining the role of co-lead counsel $10.725 million in cash settlements post-close)
In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining important disclosures to stockholders pre-close and securing valuable relief post close with the help of an Anti-Flip Provision that provides former stockholders with 25% of the profits from a Qualifying Sale)