Mr. Killeen has represented financial services companies in complex class actions involving alleged violations of ERISA, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Sherman Act. He has also represented corporate and individual clients in internal investigations and in civil and criminal investigations brought by federal governmental authorities.
Mr. Killeen’s recent representations include:
- Representing financial services companies in putative nationwide ERISA class actions alleging that investment options in employee retirement plans had excessive fees and/or poor performance;
- Representing a large mutual fund company in litigation under the Investment Company Act challenging the fees charged by certain of the company's mutual funds;
- Representing a leading international financial institution in an antitrust class action multi-district litigation relating to interest rate derivatives;
- Representing several employees of financial institutions in investigations and class action multi-district litigation relating to SSA bonds;
- Representing a healthcare provider and a medical coding company in qui tam suits brought under the False Claims Act;
- Representing a senior executive of a South American construction company in an international accounting and bribery investigation related to Brazil’s Operation Car Wash;
- Representing an employee of a major pharmaceutical company in an SEC and DOJ insider-trading investigation.
Before law school, Mr. Killeen worked in book publishing. During law school, Mr. Killeen served as a summer intern for the Hon. Francisco A. Besosa, U.S. District Judge, District of Puerto Rico. Additionally, Mr. Killeen completed internships with the Hon. Paul G. Gardephe, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York; the Enforcement Division of the SEC; and the legal departments of Christie’s and Thomson Reuters. Mr. Killeen was a member of the Moot Court Honors Society Appellate Division and an articles editor for the Journal of Law and Policy.