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Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1988
  • B.A., George Washington University, With Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1983

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Business Law and Litigation Sections

Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey

New Jersey State Bar Association, Military Legal Assistance Program

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Compliance & Legal Division

Board of Trustees, United Way of Essex and West Hudson

Richard A. Beran

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    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Richard A. Beran is a member of the Executive Committee and Business & Financial Services Litigation Group. He regularly practices before courts in New Jersey and New York in all areas of business law with an emphasis on financial products litigation. His practice also includes conducting corporate internal and financial fraud investigations, as well as crisis management.

Throughout his career, Mr. Beran has litigated and arbitrated cases involving the sale of financial products, post-acquisition and post-merger indemnification claims, securities fraud and derivative litigation, accountants' liability, government contract and health care fraud, and director and officer liability claims. He has also defended individual and class action consumer fraud claims and investigations.

Representative Matters

Major Multinational Japanese Electronics Manufacturer
Mr. Beran has advised a major multinational Japanese electronics manufacturer in investigating and prosecuting the misappropriation of over $100 million in funds.
Obtained A Worldwide Mareva Injunction
Mr. Beran assisted in securing a worldwide Mareva injunction through the High Court of Justice in London; thereafter unraveling a complicated money laundering scheme that netted a recovery in excess of $65 million by securing domestic judgments in New York, Florida, Washington and Illinois, and foreign judgments in the UK, Spain, the Bahamas and the Canary Islands.
Two New Jersey Based Financial Institutions
Mr. Beran's most recent activities include defending two New Jersey-based financial institutions and their boards of directors in lawsuits and appeals arising from their conversion from mutual savings and loan associations to stock savings banks.

Publications

04/28/11