Mr. Reichardt is a litigator and advocate who has represented a wide range of clients in federal and state courts, before the U.S. Department of Justice and federal administrative agencies, and in domestic and international arbitrations and mediations.
Since joining K&L Gates more than 30 years ago, Mr. Reichardt's practice has focused on Government enforcement investigations, securities class action litigation, securities arbitration proceedings, antitrust litigation, internal investigations and consumer finance issues. Mr. Reichardt has represented banks, brokerage firms, mutual funds, investment advisors, portfolio managers, biotech and real estate companies, appraisal management companies, mortgage lenders and their affiliates as well as corporate officers and other individuals in False Claims Act investigations, class action litigation, securities enforcement investigations, insider trading inquiries, SEC injunctive actions, CFPB investigations, customer arbitrations and mediation proceedings. He has represented one of the world's largest financial services firms in class action proceedings before trial courts and appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Reichardt has served as counsel to bankruptcy examiners and corporate committees responsible for reviewing shareholder derivative demands and regulatory complaints. Throughout his career, Mr. Reichardt has also represented and counseled clients in other complex areas of the law, including federal and state competition laws and U.S. trade laws, and he has represented individuals and business clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters. Mr. Reichardt has appeared as counsel in federal or state courts or in other legal proceedings in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.