Yegor Fursevich is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on high-stakes business disputes and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Fursevich has represented multinational pharmaceutical companies, global accounting firms, renowned restaurant brands, and top online retailers in a wide array of matters involving insider trading, trade secret misappropriation, business torts, whistleblowing, and violations of fiduciary duties. Mr. Fursevich takes an aggressive and proactive approach in every aspect of litigation, from pre-filing investigation to post-trial appeals.
Mr. Fursevich also maintains an active pro bono practice, where he recently obtained a positive resolution for an indigent client in what was one of the longest and hardest-fought domestic violence restraining order cases.
Before joining Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Fursevich was an associate at O’Melveny & Myers, where he represented a former Uber executive in a high-profile dispute with Lyft and secured a complete reversal in the California Court of Appeal of a trial court decision under the Hague Abduction Convention.
During law school, he served as the supervising editor for the Berkeley Journal of International Law and the executive editor of the Berkeley Business Law Journal. Before law school, Mr. Fursevich worked as a professional magician to finance his undergraduate education.
Mr. Fursevich is not yet admitted to practice in New York.
Obtained a complete defense verdict for PricewaterhouseCoopers in a high-profile lawsuit and closely watched federal trial brought by a former employee and SEC whistleblower, Mauro Botta. Secured a complete dismissal of all claims against seven partners on a motion to dismiss. (See “PwC Rightly Fired Former Auditor, Judge Rules, Bloomberg Law).
Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims for Deloitte Consulting LLP in a significant trade secret misappropriation case related to fresh food management with hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at stake.
Secured a sweeping victory for Joe Kiani, Founder and CEO of Masimo Corp., a global technology company, in a highly publicized activist shareholder suit challenging Kiani’s employment agreement. Plaintiffs asserted claims for breach of fiduciary duty and sought to invalidate key provisions of the agreement, which they alleged to have been worth more than $1 billion. With trial approaching, plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed all claims.
Defended Valeant Pharmaceuticals in a multibillion-dollar securities class action, alleging violation of insider trading and control person liability statutes. After argument on summary judgment motions, obtained favorable settlements on all matters.
Defending Nutraceutical Corp., a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and food products, in a criminal enforcement action brought by the California Attorney General’s Office and 10 California counties.
Representing a multinational pharmaceutical company in an investigation that includes the potential theft of trade secrets.
Representing a global quick service restaurant corporation in a trade secret misappropriation arbitration against a former executive.
Successfully settled a suit brought by Palantir Technologies against a former early investor alleging breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and other wrongful conduct after defeating a motion for summary judgment.