Eric Berelovich is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice group, where he represents institutional investors, individuals, businesses, and public entities in securities fraud cases, RICO cases, shareholder derivative and corporate governance disputes, and other complex commercial cases.
Mr. Berelovich is currently involved in the following notable matters:
- New York State Common Retirement Fund, et al. v. Stephen A. Wynn, et al.: A derivative shareholder lawsuit against certain officers and directors of Wynn Resorts, Ltd. for their failure to hold Mr. Wynn, the former CEO and Chairman of the Board, accountable for his longstanding pattern of sexual abuse and harassment of Wynn employees.
- In re Credit Suisse Group AG Securities Litigation: Cohen Milstein is co-lead counsel in this putative securities fraud class action against Credit Suisse Group AG and certain of its executives for making material misrepresentations regarding Credit Suisse’s trading and risk limits, and subsequent accumulation of billions of dollars in extremely risky, highly illiquid distressed debt and collateralized loan obligations.
- Democratic National Committee v. The Russian Federation, et al.: Cohen Milstein represents the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in a civil lawsuit against the Russian Federation, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and others for conspiring to hack into the DNC’s computers and steal Democratic materials in advance of the 2016 election.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Mr. Berelovich was a law clerk to the Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Prior to that, Mr. Berelovich was a litigation associate at a prestigious global defense law firm, where he focused on securities litigation and patent infringement matters.
Mr. Berelovich received his B.A., with distinction, from the University of Virginia. He received his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Berelovich was a member of the Texas Law Review and the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. He also assisted asylum seekers through the law school’s Immigration Clinic.
Mr. Berelovich is proficient in Russian.