The Mr. Monteverde has devoted his legal practice on defending shareholder rights. Mr. Monteverde regularly handles high profile merger cases seeking to maximize shareholder value . He has secured damage and enhanced merger transactions during the process.
Mr. Monteverde has also shattered new ground in contesting proxies in relation to compensation matters post Dodd-Frank Act for not providing the correct information required by shareholders to make informed decisions. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc., No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip. at 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the 2012 shareholder vote as certain information related to the expected executive compensation (as in connection with an increase in equity plan shares which could have a negative effect to the shareholders) was not adequately disclosed on the proxy form).
Monsieur. Monteverde has written several articles on executive compensation. He also is a frequent speaker at ABA, PLI, ACI and other conferences on the litigation surrounding mergers or issues with executive compensation.
Juan Monteverde has been chosen as a finalist by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2017-2019 as a New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation, an award which is given to less than 2.5% of attorneys in one particular area. The lawyer Mr. Monteverde has also been selected by Martindale-Hubbell in 2017-2020 for a top-rated lawyer.
Below is a listing of examples and accomplishments:
In Re Envision Healthcare Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01608-RGA-SRF (D. Del. 2021)(obtaining $17.4 million cash settlement)
Riche v. Pappas (US Geothermal buyout), 2018-0177 JTL (Del. Ch. 2020)(securing $6.5 millions cash payment)
In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Lead Case No. 16-cv-304288 (Santa Clara Cnty., CA 2019)(obtaining $7.5 million cash settlement post-close)
in Re Clubcorp Holdings Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-17-758972-B (Dist. Ct. Cark Cnty., NV 2019)(obtaining $5 million post-close cash settlement)
In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation in Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation, Case 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 the role of co-lead counsel $70 million following the close settlement)
In Re Force Protection, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-11-651336-B (Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty., NV 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel an amount of $11 million after-closing cash settlement)
In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014.) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million post-close cash settlement)
In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining important disclosures to stockholders before closing and securing relief post-closing with the help of an Anti-Flip provision that grants former stockholders with 25% of any profits earned in a Qualifying Sales)