Paul Konovalov is counsel in the Litigation & Trial Department who focuses on complex litigation, government investigations, and pre-litigation and business counseling.
Mr. Konovalov represents and advises investment advisors and asset managers, public and private companies, Boards of Directors, individuals, accounting firms and other financial institutions in formal and informal investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and FINRA, complex class actions, securities fraud litigation, professional liability litigation, corporate control and business litigation. He has extensive experience under the Securities and Exchange Acts, Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts, and the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”).
Mr. Konovalov also specializes in providing pre-litigation and business counseling across a wide range of industries, including investment advisory services, technology, financial services, oil and gas, fashion and sportswear, food and beverage, accounting and auditing, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing, and real estate.
Mr. Konovalov is a member of the firm’s Securities and Professional Liability Practice group, as well as the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Bar Foundation.