Shipra K. Rege

Associate

Focusing her practice on securities litigation and commercial litigation, Shipra represents broker-dealers, financial advisors, and individuals in a wide range of securities industry-related matters. She represents clients involved in intra-industry business disputes and customer arbitration claims involving allegations of suitability issues, unauthorized trading, and other sales practice violations. She also advises and defends clients in investigations brought by regulators, including FINRA and the SEC.

In connection with her commercial litigation practice, Shipra represents various corporations and entities in complex business disputes. She advises clients on a diverse range of matters, including contract disputes, enforcement of non-competition and confidentiality agreements, real estate disputes, and business tort claims.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    (J.D., 2015)

  • University of Pittsburgh

    (B.S., magna cum laude, 2012)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Represented purchaser of a book of a business in an action for breach of the purchase agreement and unfair competition after seller attempted to retain the business post-sale.
  • Defended financial advisor in a suit brought by former employer for breach of restrictive covenants and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Defended financial advisor and broker dealer in customer-initiated arbitration action for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Defended claims against majority member of a company for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.
  • Counseled small business owner regarding consulting practice and strengthened provisions in client’s agreements.

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Ohio (Officer)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association, Mentoring Committee (Member)