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Ronald L. Berenstain - Perkins Coie LLP

Ronald L. Berenstain

Perkins Coie LLP

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 206-583-8477
Fax: 206-359-9477

Ronald Berenstain, a partner in the firm's Litigation practice, has been lead counsel in scores of high-stakes securities and corporate governance cases for more than 30 years. His practice is focused on representing public companies and their officers and directors, as well as underwriters and accountants in shareholder class action litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, merger and acquisition litigation, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action litigation, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. He has extensive experience with accounting irregularity issues, financial restatements, compliance with disclosure regulations, insider trading claims and director and officer insurance issues. He has counseled public companies and their boards of directors on disclosure and compliance issues and corporate governance matters.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. Tax Court


Client Comments

"Although expensive, without a doubt Ronald Berenstain is one of the finest lawyers around."


"Ron provided great service throughout a long process. I would heartily recommend him to others."


Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities