Los Angeles, Calif. (January 15, 2014)-- Parker Shumaker Mills LLP today announced  that a prominent team of corporate and securities attorneys has joined the firm in a significant expansion of its corporate and securities litigation and transactional practice. The team includes Mark Hiraide, Vincent Hsieh, Gregory Keever and Roger Loomis, all veteran corporate and securities specialists with long-standing ties to the Los Angeles legal community.

Members of the team have practiced together over many years, including at one point, with the firm’s name partners David Parker, Charles Shumaker and William Mills. Hsieh, Keever and Loomis will be partners in the firm. Hiraide will be of counsel and will continue to manage his current firm, Petillon Hiraide.

“The depth of experience this group brings will add greatly to the array and scope of services we offer our clients,” says founding partner David Parker. “Mark, Vincent, Greg and Roger provide an exceptional combination of domestic and cross-border corporate transactional, securities and regulatory litigation expertise. Their backgrounds fit well with our firm’s current corporate and real estate practice.”

Dr. In-Sheng (Vincent) Hsieh, formerly with Kaye Scholer in Palo Alto, has significant experience in cross-border investments, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate and business transactions. He focuses his practice on telecommunications and communications, information technology, energy, technology licensing, logistics, infrastructure, media and entertainment.

Gregory Keever, formerly with Kaye Scholer in Los Angeles, has extensive international legal and venture experience in a variety of transactions including strategic planning, asset management and finance through public or private capital markets and commercial lenders.

Roger Loomis moves to Parker Shumaker Mills from Petillon Hiraide & Loomis. He is a corporate and securities transactional attorney who concentrates his practice on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, IPOs, private equity, and SEC compliance and reporting. 

Mark Hiraide represents directors, officers and financial service professionals in litigation relating to discharge of fiduciary duties and responsibilities under federal and state securities laws.  Prior to founding Petillon Hiraide, he was an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served as a branch chief in the Commission’s Division of Enforcement in Los Angeles and attorney-advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance in Washington, DC.

About Parker Shumaker Mills LLP

Parker Shumaker Mills LLP is a full-service law firm located in Los Angeles. Aggressive and successful business and trial lawyers, firm attorneys regularly represent clients in a variety of litigation and disputes, and in transactional business, corporate, real estate, securities, employment, tax, and trust and estate matters. In addition, firm attorneys counsel clients on risk management and insurance planning.