William “Bill” Schervish is Of Counsel in the New York office of Labaton Sucharow LLP and serves as the Firm's Director of Financial Research. As a key member of the Firm’s Case Development Group, Bill identifies, analyzes, and develops cases alleging securities fraud and other forms of corporate misconduct that expose the Firm's institutional clients to legally recoverable losses. Bill also evaluates and develops cases on behalf of confidential whistleblowers for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Bill has been practicing securities law for more than 15 years. As a complement to his legal experience, Bill is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a CFA® Charterholder, and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with extensive work experience in accounting and finance.
Prior to joining the Firm, Bill worked as a finance attorney at Mayer Brown LLP, where he drafted and analyzed credit default swaps, indentures, and securities offering documents on behalf of large banking institutions. Bill's professional background also includes positions in controllership, securities analysis, and commodity trading. He began his career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Bill earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Loyola University and received a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Business Administration from Miami University, where he was a member of the Business and Accounting Honor Societies.