M. Norman Goldberger is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr's Securities Enforcement and Corporate Governance Litigation Group. Norman concentrates on complex commercial matters, including securities litigation, consumer fraud class actions, restrictive covenants, derivative actions, internal investigations, False Claims Act litigation, RICO litigation, and issues relating to the availability of insurance coverage for commercial litigation matters.
Norman has represented clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 public clients in industries including financial institutions, stock brokerages, investments/securities, accounting, cable and telecommunications, real estate investment trusts, real estate partnerships, construction, engineering, equipment leasing, semiconductors, chemicals, retail, manufacturing, and hospitals and health care facilities.
Norman has worked on a wide variety of securities cases in the federal district courts and the federal appellate courts. He has also represented clients in NASD and NYSE arbitration proceedings on securities matters. Norman has also successfully defended derivative litigation as well as an important case revolving around a hospital's ownership of research information generated as a result of treatment performed on its patients. He also conducted an arbitration in which the client was awarded $16.2 million.
Articles in the National Law Review database by M. Norman Goldberger