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Ronak V. Patel is an attorney and former Deputy Securities Commissioner of Texas offering business-oriented solutions in the areas of securities regulation, corporate formation, business transactions, and government affairs He also handles a variety of civil litigation matters for businesses and individuals. He is an experienced litigation attorney who possesses extensive regulatory experience with securities regulatory agencies across the U.S. Ronak’s practice focuses on government investigations and white-collar defense. He practices before the Texas State Securities Board, and other state securities regulators, SEC, FINRA, DOJ, CFPB, CFTC, FDIC, FTC, PCAOB and other regulatory and law-enforcement agencies. Ronak represents broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds and other private funds, public companies, audit committees and special committees, asset managers, accountants and lawyers, and other institutions in government investigations, securities law enforcement matters and related litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Ronak was actively involved in regulatory investigations and enforcement litigation. In addition to working closely with the SEC and FINRA, Ronak participated on numerous multi-jurisdictional task-forces and NASAA committees, which afforded him an understanding of regulatory priorities and issues across the country. Ronak has been honored with several NASAA awards for his role in advancing state regulation and investor protection.