Vinita Juneja chiefly directs matters involving securities, finance, and valuation disputes and regulatory investigations. Dr. Juneja is formerly Chair of NERA’s Global Securities and Finance Practice. In shareholder suits, she has analyzed damages, materiality, and causation in both securities fraud class actions and opt-out claims involving individual securities and funds; class certification, tracing, and market efficiency issues in securities class actions involving both equity and fixed income securities; affected trading volume in class actions; and settlement value of securities class actions.
Her securities and finance related work has included litigation involving the effects of alleged insider trading on stock prices and tender offer premiums, analyses of materiality and loss avoidance in insider trading matters, suitability and mis-selling claims in broker-customer disputes involving a wide variety of securities and financial products, ERISA related claims, and matters involving manipulation. Others examples of her work involve fund advisor fee structures, valuation of restricted stock and costs of illiquidity, damages, liability and settlement value in derivative lawsuits, the impact of stock repurchases, valuation of financial assets, and business valuation, including reviews of merger/acquisition due diligence and lost profits claims. She has also worked in insurance coverage disputes analyzing the reasonableness of settlements in various types of financial disputes, including securities fraud class actions and derivative suits.
Dr. Juneja has testified and submitted affidavit and expert report testimony in US federal district and state court proceedings, in Canadian court, in Israeli district court, and in arbitrations in the US, Canada, Singapore and the UK. Her arbitration and mediation experience includes appearances before the American Arbitration Association, the NASD, the NYSE, the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the London Court of International Arbitration, and the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services. She has also been an arbitrator for FINRA. She frequently speaks on and has published on various dispute related topics including class certification, damages, and settlements.