Overview Experience Events News Intelligence Bryan B. House Partner bhouse foley.com Download vCard Connect Bryan B. House Bryan B. House is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm’s Securities Enforcement & Litigation and Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practices. He is the chair of the Milwaukee Litigation Department. Mr. House’s particular focus area is securities litigation, securities enforcement proceedings and whistleblower matters. Mr. House’s securities litigation experience includes representation of public companies, investment banks and their directors and officers in class action litigation under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, including a recent matter in which the firm’s clients prevailed in a published opinion, Fulton County Employees Ret. Sys. v. MGIC Investment Corp., 675 F.3d 1047 (7th 2010). Mr. House also has represented public companies and their directors and officers in class actions challenging merger transactions and proxy disclosures. He also has represented public and private companies, audit committees, special committees, officers and directors in connection with internal investigations regarding a variety of state and federal securities law matters, as well as litigation brought by whistleblowers. Mr. House has represented a variety of clients, including public companies, broker-dealers, underwriters, issuers, attorneys, auditors, and officers and directors, in enforcement matters before the SEC, the Department of Justice and self-regulators, including FINRA. These proceedings have included such diverse topics as accounting irregularities, audit failures, insider trading, market timing, options backdating, subprime failures and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Publications Quoted, “Whistle-Blower Ruling Could Boost Compliance Costs,” Agenda Week, March 2018 (subscription required for access) Quoted, “What the Digital Realty Trust Decision Means for FCPA Compliance,” The Anti-Corruption Report, March 2018 (subscription required for access) Co-author, Securities Enforcement: Counseling and Defense treatise, published by Matthew Bender, last updated 2013 Author, “Despite Confusion Regarding Key Whistleblower Statutes, Companies Must Be Prepared,” published for the Wisconsin Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, 2013 Education Mr. House graduated from Indiana University in 1990, with Phi Beta Kappa honors. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude, in 1993. Admissions He is admitted to the bar in Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, as well as numerous federal district and appellate courts.