Ben Geiger is a senior associate in Farella Braun + Martel’s business litigation and white collar crime practices.
Mr. Geiger represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation in state and federal courts. Recent disputes range from Ponzi scheme and check fraud cases to litigation over vineyard management practices. He has significant securities litigation experience, including SEC enforcement actions and investigations, federal securities class actions, and derivative actions. In an important First Amendment case, he obtained a summary judgment ruling and defended the outcome before the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Geiger has substantial experience conducting internal investigations in response to regulatory concerns regarding revenue recognition, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, stock option backdating, and the FDA drug approval process, particularly in the high-tech and biotech industries.
He has been named to the list of Northern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers (2013-2016).