Irving Einhorn

Offices: Orange County | Los Angeles

Direct: 949-942-8500

Fax: 949-942-8510

  • Professional Overview

    Upon graduation from law school in 1972, Irving M. Einhorn joined the Securities and Exchange Commission's Chicago Regional office as a staff attorney. He was promoted to the position of Branch Chief- Enforcement and later to the position of Senior Trial Counsel where he was responsible for all litigation conducted by that office. In 1980, he transferred to the Commission's headquarters in Washington, D.C.  For the next four years he was Assistant Chief Trial Attorney with the Division of Enforcement's Trial Unit.  In this position he was responsible for prosecuting the Commission's most sensitive and complex cases.

    In March 1984, he was appointed to the position of Regional Administrator of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Los Angeles office.  In this position he supervised a staff of over 100 persons engaged in performing the Commission's enforcement and regulatory responsibilities in the states of Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and California.

    In May 1989, he resigned from the SEC and joined Pacific Brokerage Services, Inc., a member of the New York Stock Exchange, as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

    In October 1990, he entered the private practice of law limiting his practice to securities litigation and the representation of individuals before the SEC.  Irv has also served as an expert witness in many securities cases and arbitrations.  He has represented both individuals and companies in complex financial fraud cases as well as insider trading and alleged registration violations.  His representation has also included persons involved in federal criminal investigations and prosecutions.  He has conducted internal investigations of companies involved in possible violations of the Federal Securities laws reporting his findings to the Board of Directors of the company involved as well as the appropriate court.

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  • Education and Admissions


    • Temple University, B.S., 1968
    • Valparaiso University, J.D., 1972

    States Licensed

    • California
    • District of Columbia
    • Illinois
    • Pennsylvania
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