Vaqar Qureshi

Vaqar Qureshi is an associate at KGG.  His practice focuses on business, securities, regulatory, and corporate disputes involving public and private companies, officers, directors, executives, founders, investors, and investment funds.  Vaqar is experienced in the full range of litigation activity and has acted as lead counsel and first chair in California jury trials.  Vaqar is also experienced in litigating general business matters, corporate disputes, regulatory proceedings, real estate matters, and criminal cases.  He represents both defendants and plaintiffs in business and corporate matters.

Prior to law school, Vaqar used his economics background and worked in the securities and regulatory group of a global law firm conducting economic, damages, and market analyses for large-scale securities disputes and other class action cases.  Vaqar is experienced in using regression analyses, econometrics, statistical modeling, and other economic models in litigation, transactional and business contexts.

Before joining Kaufhold Gaskin Gallagher, Vaqar served as a deputy district attorney in Northern California, handling the full range of criminal issues.  As a prosecutor, Vaqar represented the State of California from preliminary hearings to jury trials.   

Prior to entering the legal field, Vaqar studied economics and taught math at the college and high school level.  He has a master's degree in Economics from the University of San Francisco, received his law degree from the University of the Pacific, and is currently pursuing a post-graduate certificate in securities law from Cornell Law School.

In his free time, Vaqar is an avid swimmer.   He swam competitively in high school and college and once swam alongside Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian.  His best recollection is that they swam faster than he did.

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