Marshall P. Dees joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in January 2016. Mr. Dees is a cum laudegraduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. Mr. Dees is a cum laude graduate of Georgia State University’s College of Law where he served as a member of its Moot Court Board and Student Trial Lawyers Association, and also served as a court-appointed mediator in the Fulton County Landlord-Tenant Program.
Since 2007, Mr. Dees has devoted his practice to securities class action litigation and has played an important role in cases that recovered more than $30 million dollars for investors under the federal securities laws. Mr. Dees also represents investors seeking to enforce their rights under federal and state laws governing fiduciary duty, and he has helped design comprehensive corporate governance reforms on behalf of shareholders that have been implemented by public companies. Periodically, Mr. Dees has represented individuals pursuing claims under consumer protection and antitrust laws, as well.
Mr. Dees is admitted to practice law in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Dees has appeared pro hac vice on behalf of investors in litigation pending in courts across the country, and serves as one of the firm’s principal liaisons with its clients.