David McMillan is an associate in the firm's litigation group whose practice centers on class action defense, securities litigation, bankruptcy and other types of general commercial litigation. David has worked extensively on a number of high-profile fraud cases involving the financial industry, including representation of the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS). As part of the SIPA Trustee's team advancing the global effort to trace and recover assets for Madoff's defrauded customers with allowed claims, David has deconstructed BLMIS's books and records; initiated multimillion-dollar lawsuits against financial institutions, funds, and other sophisticated investors in the United States and abroad; and litigated a range of issues in securities and bankruptcy law. He also defends clients in significant securities-related government investigations and securities fraud class actions, including a high-profile matter arising from derivatives trading losses at a major international bank. David has spoken on a number of panels discussing cutting-edge issues in class action law, and writes frequently on current trends in class action and securities litigation. He considers himself a strategy-driven, creative litigator who aims to deliver cost-effective and meaningful solutions for his clients.