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Lisa Bugni is a partner in the firm's Securities and Shareholder Litigation practice. Her practice focuses on a variety of securities litigation matters and other complex commercial and business-related litigation. Ms. Bugni has experience in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative suits, M&A litigation, appraisal actions, and post-closing transaction disputes.

Ms. Bugni received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2003 from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was elected to membership in the Order of the Coif and served as articles and comments editor for the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame in 2000.

Ms. Bugni is admitted to practice before the state courts of California, Georgia and Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, the Middle District of Georgia, and the Southern District of Florida. She is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.A., University of Notre Dame, magna cum laude

California

Florida

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Intern, Magistrate Stephen T. Brown, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Matters

Defeated a shareholder’s attempt to enjoin Apple’s merger with fingerprint sensor company, AuthenTec.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a securities class action brought against an international power company and its directors and officers.

Prevailed in a post-closing transaction arbitration for a large home improvement specialty retailer.

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Defeated a shareholder’s attempt to enjoin Apple’s merger with fingerprint sensor company, AuthenTec.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a securities class action brought against an international power company and its directors and officers.

Prevailed in a post-closing transaction arbitration for a large home improvement specialty retailer.

Defeated in arbitration a claimant’s request for tens of millions of dollars for alleged breach of a product development contract.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of an action brought by a former executive arising out of a merger. 

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a consumer class action alleging false advertising.

Served as counsel in several securities class actions to companies, directors and officers, including multiple heath care companies, a large packaging company, a consumer products company, and a technology company.

Served as counsel in several M&A litigation matters to companies, directors and officers, including matters involving technology, banking, consumer products, and health care companies.

Matters

Defeated a shareholder’s attempt to enjoin Apple’s merger with fingerprint sensor company, AuthenTec.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a securities class action brought against an international power company and its directors and officers.

Prevailed in a post-closing transaction arbitration for a large home improvement specialty retailer.

See more
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Close

Matters

Defeated a shareholder’s attempt to enjoin Apple’s merger with fingerprint sensor company, AuthenTec.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a securities class action brought against an international power company and its directors and officers.

Prevailed in a post-closing transaction arbitration for a large home improvement specialty retailer.

Defeated in arbitration a claimant’s request for tens of millions of dollars for alleged breach of a product development contract.

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of an action brought by a former executive arising out of a merger. 

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a consumer class action alleging false advertising.

Served as counsel in several securities class actions to companies, directors and officers, including multiple heath care companies, a large packaging company, a consumer products company, and a technology company.

Served as counsel in several M&A litigation matters to companies, directors and officers, including matters involving technology, banking, consumer products, and health care companies.

Credentials

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.A., University of Notre Dame, magna cum laude

California

Florida

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Intern, Magistrate Stephen T. Brown, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida