Perrie Michael Weiner, International Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Securities Litigation practice, is a co-managing partner of the Los Angeles offices and a member of the Executive and Policy Committees.

Perrie represents a wide array of clients in securities litigation and enforcement matters, and in complex business litigation. He represents private equity funds, including hedge funds, broker-dealers, underwriters, placement agents and issuers (including their officers and directors) in SEC and FINRA (formerly NASD) enforcement proceedings, and in white collar criminal proceedings. In addition, Perrie defends both underwriters and issuers (and their officers and directors) in securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions and takeover defense litigation.

Beyond securities matters, Perrie also has an active complex business litigation practice, including representing parties in California consumer class actions involving claimed violations of the Right to Privacy, Section 17200 and RICO.

He has an international practice, with scores of litigation victories, pending cases and publications widely reported in Time, Business Week, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, New York Law Journal, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, Money Management Executive, PIPEs Report, HedgeWorld and The Economist, among others.

In addition to representing private and public companies in a variety of industries in both national and international business disputes as well as in securities class and derivative actions, Perrie also represents both domestic and international market participants (including many Chinese issuers traded in the US, as well as underwriters and placement agents with respect to those transactions) in a wide range of securities litigation and enforcement matters, including pre-litigation crisis management counseling.

Representative Clients

  • Capital One, N.A.
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corp.
  • Orient Paper, Inc.
  • The Los Angeles Lakers, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Visa, Inc.
  • Yorkville Advisors LLC