Business class students at Kaiser University’s flagship campus recently received an insight from Ted Krebsbach, senior counsel at New York law firm Davis Wright Tremaine and a key member of a securities defense team that has represented many of the largest brokers in the United States. I enjoyed the opportunity. -Dealers, investment banks and their employees.
After reading and describing the landmark Shearson v. McMahon United States Supreme Court case asserted by Krebsbach, students wanted to know more about its significance. Mr. Krebsbach has questioned whether compulsory arbitration of a private securities fraud claim arising under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is lawful and a challenge under the federal Fraud-Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act. His client’s favor, focusing on the arbitration possibilities of.
Led by Kaiser University business law professor and attorney Ronnie Martens, the experience provided learners with a unique perspective on the legal landscape in the corporate world. “You learn early on that, just like in sports, to improve your game, you need to seek out the most experienced and successful mentors and coaches,” says Martens. she said.
Krebsbach also shared the benefits of a law degree, which he considers invaluable no matter which career he chooses. He pointed out that if averages and law school entrance exam results are good, no particular major is needed, and many law schools are opening seats for students in nontraditional majors.
As Senior Counsel at New York law firm Davis Wright Tremaine, Mr. Krebsbach currently counsels clients on a wide range of matters in enforcement proceedings in federal and state court litigation before the Securities and Exchange Commission, financial industry regulators, and state regulators. I am representing. and Securities Arbitration Proceedings. Prior to entering private practice, he spent 13 years with Shearson Lehman Brothers, where he was responsible for many of the significant litigation matters and managed global litigation and arbitration matters. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1978 and a BA in Political Science and Government from the University of Notre Dame in 1975.
Kaiser University’s Bachelor of Business degree focuses on a fundamental understanding of the business skills necessary for entry-level business professionals. This program introduces students to the functional areas of business, the business environment including ethical business practices, and the technical and communication skills required in today’s business environment. This degree also serves as a starting point for graduating from law studies.