Greg is a partner at BraunHagey. He has defended Fortune 500 companies and their officers and directors in complex securities and other commercial litigation, derivative lawsuits, and deal disputes. Prior to joining the firm, he served as in-house Corporate Counsel to Franklin Templeton Investments, a global financial services firm.
Greg has defended clients such as the directors of McKesson Corp., the Korean conglomerate Kolon, Abraxis BioScience, and Javad Navigation Systems, Inc. in complex and cross-border litigation. Greg has also conducted internal investigations and defended individuals and large public corporations in SEC and other regulatory and criminal investigations. As Corporate Counsel to Franklin Templeton Investments, he managed multiple securities fraud claims on behalf of Franklin’s mutual funds in cases involving issuers such as Adelphia Communications Corp., Bre-X Minerals, and Maxim Integrated Products, and other defendants, such as JP Morgan and Deloitte & Touche.
Greg has also provided significant pro bono legal services, including asylum cases, tenant cases from the Volunteer Legal Service Program (Bar Association of San Francisco), and the Homeless Rights Project (Lawyers' Committee on Civil Rights).
For more information about Greg's representative cases and experience, please contact the firm.
J.D. from Columbia University School of Law (2001); Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Managing Editor, Law Review
Undergraduate B.A. in Philosophy from Brigham Young University
Former Associations Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore (New York); Law Clerk, Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye (New York Court of Appeals); Associate, Morrison & Foerster, LLP (San Francisco); Corporate Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments (San Mateo)
Affiliations Member of State Bar of California and New York; Admitted in the Northern District, Eastern District, and Central District of California, and in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York Court of Appeals
Personal Greg lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children.