Mr. Monteverde has devoted his career in law to promote shareholder rights. He. Monteverde regularly handles high profile merger cases seeking to maximize shareholder value . He has secured the damages and have improved the merger transactions during the process.
Mr. Monteverde has also shattered new boundaries when it comes to contesting proxies related to compensation issues after the Dodd-Frank Act for not providing the correct information required by shareholders to vote in a manner that is informed. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc., No. 1-12-CV-220249. Slip op. in 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the shareholder vote of 2012 due to the fact that certain information regarding anticipated executive compensation (as related to an equity plan share increase that could have a negative effect for shareholders) was not properly included on the proxy form).
Mr. Monteverde has written several articles regarding executive compensation and also is a frequent speaker on behalf of ABA, PLI, ACI and other conferences regarding the litigation surrounding mergers or executive compensation issues.
Juan Monteverde has been selected by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2017-2019 as a New York Metro Rising Star in Securities Litigation, an award which is given for less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in a particular field. He. Monteverde has also been selected by Martindale-Hubbell from 2017 to 2020 to be a Best Rated Attorney.
Below is a list of selected cases and achievements:
In Re Envision Healthcare Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01608-RGA-SRF (D. Del. 2021)(obtaining $17.4 million in cash payment)
Riche v. Pappas (US Geothermal buyout) (2018-0177 JTL (Del. Ch. 2020)(securing $6.5 millions cash payment)
In Re Hansen Medical, Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Lead Case No. 16-cv-304288 (Santa Clara Court., CA 2019)(obtaining $7.5 million post-closing cash settlement)
in Re Clubcorp Holdings Shareholder Litigation, Case No. A-17-758972-B (Dist. Ct. Cark Cnty., NV 2019)(obtaining $5 million post-closing cash settlement)
In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation In Re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation No. 422598-V (Rockwell Cty, MD 2018)(obtaining $17.5 million post close cash settlement)
In Re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. 2015)(obtaining the role of co-lead counsel $70m post-close settlement)
In re Force Protection, Inc. In re Shareholder Litigation Case No. A-11-651336-B (Dist. Ct. Clark Cnty., NV 2015)(obtaining as co-lead counsel $11 million post-close cash settlement)
In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014.) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million cash settlement post-closing)
In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining important disclosures to stockholders before closing and securing relief post close in the form of an Anti-Flip Provision that provides the former shareholders with 25% of any profits earned in a Qualifying Sales)