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Jeffrey B. Maletta

General Counsel
Fax +1.202.778.9100
Mr. Maletta represents public and private companies, broker-dealers, investment companies and their advisors, and individuals in securities and corporate litigation, and in investigations by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission involving the federal securities laws and related statutes. Mr. Maletta also advises law firms and individual attorneys on professional responsibility issues.

Professional Background

Prior to practicing at K&L Gates, Mr. Maletta served as law clerk to Barrington D. Parker, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, and in the Office of General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Maletta is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation - Securities (2015–2020).

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association, Business Law and Litigation Sections, Federal Reg. of Securities Committee
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2006-2016

Additional Information

  • Co-Author, “Securities Litigation,” in Business and Commercial Litigation in the Federal Courts, West Group, 3d ed., 2011
  • Co-Author, “Litigating SEC Injunctive Actions” and author “Ethical Issues” chapters, SEC Enforcement Manual, American Bar Association, 2d ed. 2007
  • Co-Author, "Investment Management Newsletter," K&L Gates publication, Winter 2007
  • Co-Author, “Standards for Professional Conduct” in Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Planning & Compliance, Aspen, 2006