John D. Pernick

John D. Pernick: Attorney with Bergeson LLP
  • Of Counsel at Bergeson LLP (3 Attorneys)
  • 111 N. Market St., Suite 600, San Jose, CA 95113
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John D. Pernick has over twenty years’ experience representing clients ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 50 corporations in complex business litigation in state and federal courts, including securities and other class actions, shareholder derivative actions, corporate control disputes, as well as general commercial disputes. He also represents companies and individuals in connection with Securities Exchange Commission and other regulatory investigations.
Mr. Pernick been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in securities litigation where sources praise his pragmatism, saying that he “understands that for companies there has to be a business purpose behind litigation — it is a means to an end.” Prior to joining Bergeson, Mr. Pernick was a partner at Bingham McCutchen.Mr. Pernick has represented technology companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions and derivative actions in federal and state courts. He also has litigated corporate governance, trade secret and other commercial disputes involving companies in the computer software, computer hardware, and alternative energy industries. Mr. Pernick also has conducted investigations for special litigation committees and represented those committees in related litigation. He also advises companies on insurance coverage issues.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Accountant Defense
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Regulatory, Enforcement and Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Privacy and Security
  • Securities Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-627-7930  Phone
408-291-6200  Phone
408-297-6000  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard College, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1991
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1991, California
State Bar of California; American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Securities Sections).

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