BOSTON (May 5, 2020) – Securities litigators Roger Lane and Courtney Worcester have joined Holland & Knight as partners in the firm's Boston office. They focus on representing venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, often in the technology industry. They previously were partners at Foley & Lardner.
Mr. Lane has significant experience representing clients involved in complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on corporate law disputes, stockholder and federal securities litigation and related risk management issues. He has advised venture capital and private equity firms, their partners, early-stage and mature corporations, their directors, officers and independent board committees, investment advisers, investment banks and underwriters. Mr. Lane was named Boston's "Lawyer of the Year" in corporate governance law by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
Ms. Worcester is an experienced trial lawyer. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation involving corporations, limited liability companies, venture capital and private equity firms, financial institutions and their directors and officers. She regularly counsels boards as well as individual directors and officers on a wide variety of corporate matters. In addition, she represents clients in federal securities and shareholder litigation matters, including federal securities and consumer class action stockholder derivative litigations, as well as in disputes between co-founders.
"Roger and Courtney bring securities litigation experience with a tech focus to the firm," said Jeremy Sternberg, the leader of Holland & Knight's Boston Litigation Group. "They have long-term, deep relationship with their clients which will help us expand our presence in the technology industry."
"Holland & Knight has a strong emerging company tech group, which offers Courtney and me a significant opportunity to grow our practice," said Mr. Lane. "We look forward to collaborating with the tech-focused corporate practice at the firm."
Mr. Lane received a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan. Ms. Worcester received a J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law and an A.B. degree from Bowdoin College.
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