He understands the client’s culture and ultimate objectives, tailoring his work to partner with the client.

Chambers USA, 2022

Tony Visage, chair of the firm’s securities and corporate governance litigation practice group, focuses his trial practice on shareholder class actions and derivative cases alleging violations of the Securities and Exchange Acts, as well as insider trading, fraud, accounting irregularities, reporting requirement violations and state law claims. Tony has first-chair jury and bench trial experience. He defends companies and individual directors and officers. He has conducted numerous internal investigations in response to derivative demands and other matters giving rise to the need for a special investigation by independent counsel. Tony also works with special committees and conflicts committees of boards on matters involving fiduciary duties.

Tony represents clients in the negotiation of and seeking coverage under commercial insurance policies, including Representations and Warranties and Director & Officer Liability insurance policies.

Tony also represents energy services companies, utilities, pipelines, storage facilities/terminals, and energy trading/marketing firms in commercial disputes, bankruptcy matters and in investigations by and enforcement actions before Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Tony advises universities, colleges and private schools on sensitive matters and advises their boards on their fiduciary and other duties.