Douglas McKeige, Counsel, brings unparalleled experience investigating, commencing and prosecuting meritorious securities fraud and corporate governance cases to Saxena White. Mr. McKeige was co-managing partner of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, a well-known plaintiffs’ firm, for many years. During his time at that firm, he spearheaded the firm’s institutional investor practice and developed and led its case starting department. Utilizing his extensive knowledge of the securities markets, Mr. McKeige counseled pension funds, hedge funds, private equity firms and, most importantly, hardworking men and women saving for their retirement, on potential claims and avenues for case prosecution. Under Mr. McKeige’s supervision, the firm successfully commenced and prosecuted hundreds of cases in state and federal courts throughout the country, and recovered more than $12 billion on behalf of defrauded investors, including cases involving WorldCom ($6.2 billion), Nortel Networks ($2.45 billion), Freddie Mac ($410 million), Bristol-Myers Squibb ($300 million), and Mills Corporation ($203 million).
Mr. McKeige combines at Saxena White his more than two decades of legal experience with years of knowledge as a hedge fund Managing Director, during which time he helped build two multi-billion dollar hedge funds. As a result of his hedge fund experience, Mr. McKeige has extensive experience with macroeconomic themes, company- specific opportunities and trade implementation strategies across all asset classes (equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities), and with using derivatives across all major geographies. His unique perspective on the workings of the financial markets provides Saxena White’s institutional clients with valuable information when considering strategies for recovering investment losses.
Mr. McKeige earned his B.A. in Economics from Tufts University, cum laude, and his J.D. from Tulane Law School, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. Mr. McKeige was Articles Editor of the Tulane Law Review.