Junaid A. Zubairi focuses his practice on government investigations, investment services and regulatory compliance matters. His practice includes representing companies and individuals in SEC investigations, conducting internal investigations, counseling clients during regulatory examinations, and providing general compliance and remediation counseling. Mr. Zubairi has extensive experience representing investment advisers, broker-dealers, corporations and officers and directors during government investigations and regulatory proceedings.
Mr. Zubairi regularly practices before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and other federal and state agencies. His practice includes representing companies and individuals in civil and criminal government investigations and securities litigation, conducting internal investigations, advising clients on investment services matters, counseling clients during regulatory examinations, counseling clients on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters and providing general compliance and remediation advice.
Mr. Zubairi has successfully represented public companies, investment advisers, broker-dealers, accounting firms, officers and directors, accounting professionals and attorneys in complex matters involving financial statement restatements, alleged financial fraud, books and records and internal control violations, audit deficiencies, alleged FCPA violations and compliance issues, whistleblower allegations, conflicts of interest, board governance and oversight, supervision and insider trading.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Zubairi was a senior attorney with the SEC, Division of Enforcement. At the SEC, Mr. Zubairi was the lead attorney on numerous high-profile investigations and litigations involving investment adviser and broker-dealer misconduct, financial fraud, officer and director liability, insider trading and pay-to-play practices. Mr. Zubairi spearheaded several complex investigations that resulted in substantial settlements against large public companies
Articles in the National Law Review database by Junaid A. Zubairi