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Nancy J. Sennett is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Nancy’s practice includes all aspects of commercial and business litigation. Her practice is focused on securities litigation representing corporations, boards of directors, broker-dealers, investment advisers, law firms and individuals in private securities litigation, including shareholder class actions and derivative suits, SEC enforcement actions, SRO proceedings and ERISA actions. She has also conducted internal investigations for public and private companies. Specifically, she represented broker-dealer defendants in the Rule 10b-5 litigation arising out of the Orange County bankruptcy and in the SEC’s “yield burning” enforcement action and the companion civil 10b-5 cases. She has tried insider trading cases and has managed securities litigation where clients are named as defendants in multiple civil actions and are the subject of SEC and DOJ investigations. Nancy also spends significant time litigating IP licensing agreements. An experienced trial lawyer, she appears regularly in federal courts of appeal, district courts, and state courts throughout the country, as well as in arbitrations and mediations.

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