Eric Swibel is Co-Chair of the Litigation & Trial Department in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability and White Collar Defense & Investigations Practices. He represents global clients in government investigations, internal investigations, and litigation in federal and state courts.
Mr. Swibel advises public and private companies, broker-dealers, investment advisers, private equity firms, hedge funds, as well as officers and directors. He helps clients navigate:
- Internal investigations
- SEC enforcement investigations related to:
- Regulatory compliance
- Insider trading
- Self-reporting decisions
- Shareholder securities fraud lawsuits
He leverages extensive experience representing large public companies and leading financial services firms to advise clients on all aspects of investigations and litigation, including business implications, sensitive whistleblower matters, and privilege.
Complementing his business work, Mr. Swibel has an active pro bono practice, representing clients in investigations and litigation involving various issues, including protection of constitutional rights.