Mr. Swigert is a trial lawyer and a partner in the Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney. He represents clients who are parties to complex securities and financial related disputes as well as clients who are the subject of investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory agencies. Mr. Swigert has served as trial counsel in class actions brought under the federal and state securities laws, ERISA, and state consumer protection statutes. He also represents international clients in connection with cross-border securities investigations and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations.
Mr. Swigert's expertise includes securities fraud, insider trading, officer and director liability, broker-dealer disputes, shareholder and private equity disputes, dissenters' rights, lender liability, accounting malpractice, mortgage broker claims, deceptive trade practice claims, and commercial contract disputes. Mr. Swigert has a national practice, and he has tried cases in state and federal courts, including bankruptcy adversary proceedings, as well as before FINRA arbitration panels.