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Divakar Gupta
Charter Member
Securities Law

55 Hudson Yards, 44th Floor, New York, NY 10001


Div Gupta\'s practice focuses on the representation of public and private emerging growth companies and investment banking firms. He has handled a variety of significant business transactions, including public offerings of equity, high yield debt and convertible debt, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He also advises a number of private companies as well as public companies on securities and general corporate matters.

Peter Winslow Homer
Charter Member
Securities Law

1441 Brickell Avenue, #1200, Miami, FL 33131


Peter W. Homer is one of the firm’s founders. He has a diverse and extensive business law and litigation practice at both the trial and appellate levels, and in various arbitral forums. Mr. Homer represents private and public companies, including financial institutions, in all manner of litigation, arbitration, regulatory enforcement proceedings, and investigations by governmental agencies or self-regulatory organizations. He also counsels clients on compliance issues and laws, rules and regulations at the federal and state levels of various regulatory organizations.

Lester Hooker
Charter Member
Securities Law

7777 Glades Road, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33434


Lester Hooker, is involved in all of Saxena White’s practice areas, including securities class action litigation and shareholder derivative actions. During his tenure at Saxena White, Mr. Hooker has obtained substantial monetary recoveries and secured valuable corporate governance reforms on behalf of investors nationwide.

Lewis Lowenfels
Charter Member
Securities Law

25 Sutton Place South, 6F, New York, NY 10022


Richard Maniskas
Distinguished Lawyer
Securities Law

1055 Westlakes Dr, Berwyn, PA 19312, USA


Richard A. Maniskas is the founding partner of the Firm. After serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Vincent A. Cirillo (deceased), President Judge Emeritus, for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, he began his career as an associate at Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, P.C. concentrating in securities litigation, with an emphasis on FINRA and NYSE Member broker-dealers litigation. In 2003, he joined the firm now known as Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP in Radnor, PA where he helped clients focus their efforts on cases with a favorable mix of facts, law and potential recovery. Case initiation and development in complex securities fraud, ERISA, fiduciary, antitrust, shareholder derivative, and mergers and acquisitions actions were his focus. In 2008, Mr. Maniskas moved to the Los Angeles, CA office of Glancy Prongay & Murray, LLP where he represented both institutional and individual investors in complex corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, derivative, ERISA, and consumer litigation. In 2010, he co-founded Ryan & Maniskas, LLP where he continued to focus on case initiation and development in complex class action matters. In 2017, Mr. Maniskas founded the Firm where he continues to represent shareholders and others in complex class action litigation in state and federal courts throughout the nation, with a focus on representing stockholders asserting claims for breaches of fiduciary duties and violations of the federal securities laws. Mr. Maniskas received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from the Widener University of the School of Law. At Pitt, Mr. Maniskas received a varsity letter for football. While in law school, Mr. Maniskas served as Internal Editor of the Widener Journal of Public law. Mr. Maniskas is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New York, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the District of Nebraska.