Richard A. Kirby is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Baker McKenzie, Washington, DC. Mr. Kirby litigates complex corporate, securities, bankruptcy and administrative law issues. Mr. Kirby also represents clients in SEC, Justice Department, state and self-regulatory organization law enforcement investigations and in parallel private securities fraud and derivative actions. He has participated on behalf of clients in most of the major recent broker-dealer liquidations under the Securities Investor Protection Act, including Lehman Bros., and Bernard L. Madoff Investments Securities, LLC. He specializes in representing victims of Ponzi schemes.