Luke T. Cadigan
Luke Cadigan is Partner in Charge of the Boston office of Cooley. Prior to this role he served as Partner in the Securities Litigation Group at Cooley LLP, where he was head of Business Litigation for the East Coast. An experienced trial attorney, he concentrates his practice on securities enforcement matters, shareholder disputes, complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, and advice on regulatory compliance. Luke co-chairs Cooley’s Mental Health & Wellness Committee and its Legal Education Committee. He is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee and active in the firm’s hiring. a. At the BBA, Luke has served on the Council, the Nominating Committee, Law Firm Summit Advisory Committee, Financial Services Section (Co-Chair), Annual Meeting Steering Committee (Co-Chair), Law Day Steering Committee, and as a contributing author to the Boston Bar Journal. Prior to joining Cooley, Luke was first a Senior Trial Counsel and then an Assistant Director in the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also a partner at K&L Gates, LLP and an associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP. Luke served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward F. Harrington of the United States District Court in Massachusetts and as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Boston College Law School.