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Brandon White

Adjunct Professor


Brandon F. White is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP where he serves as co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Group. His practice is focused on litigation in the areas of securities, corporate, business tort and contract disputes. A significant part of his practice is focused in the areas of securities fraud, fiduciary duty and corporate governance issues in both the public and private contexts. Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Mr. White was Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

Mr. White has conducted litigation in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and in a variety of other jurisdictions, including the Delaware Chancery Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of Rhode Island, the District of Minnesota, the Southern District of Texas, California and Florida state courts, the Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as well as arbitrations under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association, the International Chamber of Commerce in London, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and JAMS/Endispute.

Mr. White received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where he served as editor of the Boston College Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.  He also earned his B.A., summa cum laude, at Boston College. His most recent publications include “The Rise of the Massachusetts Uniform Securities Act,” MASS LAW REVIEW (2013) and “U.S. Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets the Statute of Limitations in ‘Short-Swing’ Securities Actions:  Trial Courts Must Apply Traditional ‘Equitable Tolling’ Principles,” FINANCIAL FRAUD LAW REPORT (June 2012).  He began teaching Professional Responsibility at Boston College Law School in 2013.