David Siegel
Class of 1981

Partner, Irell & Manella

Los Angeles, CA

David Siegel is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP, where he leads our securities litigation practice. Mr. Siegel was Managing Partner of the firm for two three-year terms, the maximum tenure.

Mr. Siegel’s practice is concentrated on the defense of securities class and investor claims against corporations and their directors and officers; SEC enforcement proceedings; and other complex commercial litigation matters. For more than 25 years, Mr. Siegel has acted as lead counsel in defense of numerous major stockholder class and derivative actions in federal and state courts throughout the United States, representing both public company issuers in virtually all industries, and individual officers and directors. He also has extensive experience representing public companies and individuals in SEC enforcement and other governmental investigations and proceedings, and has led numerous internal corporate investigations. Many of the matters handled by Mr. Siegel have been high profile, and frequently involve issues at the forefront of securities litigation and director/officer liability law.