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Mr. Vuoso, a counsel in the Firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group, works primarily in complex commercial litigation, including class actions, in the areas of antitrust, securities, contract, lender liability, bankruptcy, white-collar criminal and governmental regulatory investigations/litigations, and constitutional law. He also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, involving a wide range of legal and business issues.
Mr. Vuoso has extensive trial and appellate court litigation experience in federal and state courts throughout the country. He is currently representing a multinational pharmaceutical company in civil antitrust litigation in approximately thirty state courts and has also represented the company in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) filed in federal court in Washington, DC.
Mr. Vuoso has also represented a major investment management company in a civil class action in federal court in Denver, Colorado, alleging breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentations. He also represented the board of a major insurance company in connection with an internal investigation of accounting irregularities and represented the company in a federal criminal investigation and in civil class actions in federal and state court, helping the company to avoid a criminal indictment and succeeding in getting all the class actions dismissed on the pleadings. Mr. Vuoso has also represented companies as defendants and as a plaintiff in civil class actions alleging securities fraud. He is also the author or co-author of articles that have appeared in the Yale Law Journal and in the National Law Journal, and of an outline for a Practicing Law Institute presentation on the liability of directors, lawyers and accountants for securities fraud.