TAKEO A. KELLARAssociatetakeok@blbglaw.com(858) 720-3197Takeo A. KellarMr. Kellar received his B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Riverside in 1997.He received his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2004, where he was an Executive Board Member of the Appellate Moot Court Board. Mr. Kellar's practice
at the firm focuses on securities fraud, corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation.Mr. Kellar
was part of the trial team that successfully prosecuted In re Clarent Corp.
Securities Litigation, which resulted in a jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs and against the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Clarent
.He was also a member of the team that successfully prosecuted In re Williams Securities Litigation resulting in a settlement of $311 million shortly before trial. Based in the firm's California office, Mr. Kellar is currently a member of the teams prosecuting Atlas v. Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co., et al., In re Connetics, Inc.
Securities Litigation, and In re New Century Securities Litigation; as well as the stock options backdating derivative actions, In re Activision, Inc.
Shareholder Derivative Litigation and In re Apollo Group, Inc.
Shareholder Derivative Litigation.