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.
- Secured a partial dismissal of a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against the public accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and seven of its partners, where the plaintiff alleged retaliatory actions in response to complaints made about PwC’s auditing practices.
- 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.