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Mr. Blatchley's practice focuses on securities fraud litigation. He is a member of the firm's new matter department in which he, along with a team of attorneys, financial analysts, forensic accountants, and investigators, counsels the firm's clients on their legal claims.
Mr. Blatchley has also served as a member of the litigation teams responsible for prosecuting a number of the firm's significant cases. He was a member of the team prosecuting In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation, a securities fraud class action arising out of misrepresentations and omissions concerning JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office, the company's risk management systems, and the trading activities of the so-called "London Whale," which recovered $150 million for investors. He was also a member of the litigation team in In re Medtronic, Inc. Securities Litigation, an action arising out of allegations that Medtronic promoted the Infuse bone graft for dangerous "off-label" uses, which resulted in an $85 million recovery for investors. Mr. Blatchley has also served on the litigation teams in a number of cases related to the financial crisis, including several actions arising out of wrongdoing related to the issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities and other complex financial products.
Mr. Blatchley has authored and co-authored several articles relating to securities class actions and federal securities, including "Examining Judges' Hobson's Choice Approach to Amending Complaints," which was published by the New York Law Journal.
While attending Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Blatchley held a judicial internship position for the Honorable David G. Trager, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. In addition, he worked as an intern at The Legal Aid Society's Harlem Community Law Office, as well as at Brooklyn Law School's Second Look and Workers' Rights Clinics, and provided legal assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Last Updated 27th July 2017