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Leo Kandinov
Partner

Leo Kandinov

Leo has managed hundreds of corporate investigations and shareholder complaints arising from corporate misconduct, and has litigated cases to favorable settlements in state and federal courts across the country.

Leo is responsible for client engagement at the firm, as well as the firm's portfolio monitoring services, and speaks regularly to investors, fiduciaries and institutions regarding the investment impacts of corporate malfeasance and the potential value to stockholders of pursuing legal remedies.

Leo was formerly a partner at Robbins LLP, where he led the firm’s business development group. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2016.

Leo is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and Public Justice Foundation. He served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald H. Sargis at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of California, and as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California. At the University of California at Davis School of Law, Leo completed the Public Service Law Program and was an associate editor for the Business Law Journal. At San Diego State University, Leo was Valedictorian of his class.

Education
San Diego State University, B.A., summa cum laude
University of California at Davis School of Law, J.D.
Admissions
State of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Speaking Engagements
"Monitoring, Alerting, Empowering: How Retail Investors Can Combat Corporate Fraud and Misconduct in the Stocks They Own" at The MoneyShow San Francisco (2019)
"Policing Your Pensions" at National Association of Police Organizations' 30th Annual Police, Fire, EMS, & Municipal Employees Pension & Benefits Seminar (2018)
"Information, Protection, Justice: Recent Trends in Corporate Fraud and What Trustees Can Do About It" at the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association's Illinois Pension Conference (2018)