Achyut J. Phadke

Profile

Achyut J. Phadke is an associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Mr. Phadke’s work focuses on securities and complex civil litigation for corporate and financial services clients at both trial and appellate levels. 

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Wells Fargo in numerous federal and state securities actions arising from the issuance of mortgage-backed securities.
  • A career educational institution in federal False Claims Act litigation alleging violations of the Higher Education Act.
  • Hewlett Packard in a putative class plaintiff’s appeal from denial of class certification in a case alleging the improper escheatment of shareholders’ stock. 
  • Representing a California corporation in a consolidated securities class action arising out of the company’s restatement of earnings results in federal district court and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Phadke was a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in Palo Alto. He also served as a law clerk with the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. 

He graduated from Stanford Law School with distinction, where he was elected to Order of the Coif and was an Article Editor on the Stanford Law Review

Achyut J. Phadke is an associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Mr. Phadke’s work focuses on securities and complex civil litigation for corporate and financial services clients at both trial and appellate levels. 

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Wells Fargo in numerous federal and state securities actions arising from the issuance of mortgage-backed securities.
  • A career educational institution in federal False Claims Act litigation alleging violations of the Higher Education Act.
  • Hewlett Packard in a putative class plaintiff’s appeal from denial of class certification in a case alleging the improper escheatment of shareholders’ stock. 
  • Representing a California corporation in a consolidated securities class action arising out of the company’s restatement of earnings results in federal district court and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Phadke was a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in Palo Alto. He also served as a law clerk with the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. 

He graduated from Stanford Law School with distinction, where he was elected to Order of the Coif and was an Article Editor on the Stanford Law Review