Frank Ungerer

Biography

Frank Ungerer
Frank Ungerer is an associate in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice, where he focuses on defending securities class action, shareholder derivative, and M&A litigation, and counseling regarding corporate governance and internal investigations.

Mr. Ungerer’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • A private equity fund in securities class action litigation alleging misstatements in connection with a portfolio company’s asset sale.
  • Signet Jewelers in a consolidated securities fraud class action in the Southern District of New York concerning alleged sexual harassment allegations that were raised in an employment arbitration, and purportedly lax credit standards.
  • Willis Towers Watson in multi-jurisdictional securities litigation arising out of the $18 billion “merger of equals” between Willis Group and Towers Watson in 2016.

Mr. Ungerer also focuses extensively on pro bono work, including engagements in partnership with the Innocence Project and the Legal Aid Society.

Mr. Ungerer received his B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Northwestern University, where he was Captain of the Northwestern Mock Trial Team and awarded the Earl J. Warren Award for Outstanding Legal Argumentation, the Outstanding Attorney Award, and the Outstanding Witness Award. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Business.

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