Jeffrey B. Goldberg is an associate in the Miami office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including officer and director liability lawsuits, and white-collar criminal litigation and investigations. Jeff also has experience with securities litigation, class actions, distressed real estate, condemnation, intellectual property, consumer finance and antitrust matters.
He has prosecuted an international, multi-jurisdictional investigation and litigation aimed at recovering over $40 million lost in an investment scheme. He has also assisted clients in civil suits and state and federal investigations involving Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act violations, breach of confidential information, portfolio investment fraud, irregularities with statewide standardized school testing results, and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud.
Jeff has counseled clients on the constraints and requirements of a special litigation committee in derivative actions, and on potential liability tied to compliance requirements from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), as well as Blue Sky laws, for an internet investment services business. Jeff has also drafted and filed a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.
Jeff assisted in creating and teaching a class at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on outside counsel's role in internal corporate investigations.
Board member, co-chair, Anti-Defamation League (Eastern Pennsylvania Region), The Glass Leadership Institute, 2013 – 2014
Litigation and white-collar associate in the Philadelphia office of a national law firm
Law clerk, the Honorable Anne E. Lazarus, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Legal intern, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Pennsylvania, 2014
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Southern
District of Florida
Defense of manufacturer of food products in
putative class action in Florida alleging misrepresentation of the content of
food products; obtained early dismissal of action
Representation of Ticofrut S.A., part of the Nicaragua-based Pellas Group, in a tort action filed by Del Monte in federal court alleging that Ticofrut has aided and abetted a pineapple grower’s breach of a contract with Del Monte
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. litigation against officers and directors of various closed financial institutions
Representation of Caja Paraguaya de Jubilaciones y Pensiones del Personal de la Itaipú Binacional—the retirement fund manager for Paraguyan employees of the joint Brazilian/Paraguyan Itaipú Binacional hydroelectric dam project—in connection with the prosecution of its worldwide strategy to recover funds invested in a fraudulent scheme and other failed offerings