James E. B. Bobseine advises on white collar and securities litigation matters. Mr. Bobseine represents entities and individuals in a wide range of litigation, including shareholder class actions, derivative cases, internal investigations, and SEC, FINRA, DOJ, and DOL investigations.
Mr. Bobseine’s litigation experience includes the representation of investment advisers and investment companies and their boards, as well as public companies and their officers and directors, in litigation and federal agency investigations. Mr. Bobseine has represented, among others, Oppenheimer Acquisition Corp., and several of its directors and officers, in class actions and individual lawsuits arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme; an investment adviser and its senior officers and directors, in multi-billion dollar MDL proceedings brought by investors in a municipal bond funds that invested in a range of allegedly volatile securities; and an investment adviser and its senior officers in an SEC investigation arising out of that agency’s “distribution in guise” initiative.
In his pro bono practice, Mr. Bobseine has successfully represented in D.C. Superior Court a senior citizen facing unlawful eviction from his home in the Anacostia neighborhood of the District of Columbia. Mr. Bobseine is currently providing pro bono representation to an individual facing federal criminal drug charges in Virginia federal court and an individual challenging his state-imposed death sentence in Alabama federal court.
Bowdoin College, A.B., 2007
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2012, Director of the Edward C. Stone Moot Court Competition
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
District of Columbia