Toby Galloway

Toby Galloway is Co-Chair of Winstead’s Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group. He also practices in the areas of white-collar defense, governmental & internal investigations, and business litigation. Before developing his private practice, he served as an attorney with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, in roles of increasing responsibility, for more than 11 years.  During his last four years at the SEC, Toby was the chief trial counsel for the Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office. In this capacity, he supervised all litigation for a four-station region. In addition, he handled his own caseload, prosecuting civil enforcement actions involving alleged violations of the federal securities laws. He also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, prosecuting white-collar crime. (Full Bio)

John Kincade

John Kincade is a member of Winstead’s Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group. John has experience at all levels of federal and state securities regulation and private litigation. John represents brokers/dealers, investment advisers, banks, insurance companies and their registered persons in FINRA arbitrations. He advises publicly traded companies and their officers and directors in federal and state court securities class actions and lawsuits. He also counsels clients in regulatory and enforcement matters before SEC, FINRA, State Securities Board, Texas Dept. of Insurance, and Texas Attorney General. (Full Bio)

Ronak V. Patel

Ronak Patel is a member of Winstead’s Litigation Practice Group and Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group. He focuses on a wide range of securities regulatory and litigation matters. He is an experienced litigation attorney who possesses extensive regulatory experience with securities regulatory agencies across the U.S. Before establishing his private practice, Ronak served as Deputy Securities Commissioner of Texas. He held numerous leadership positions with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), working very closely with state and federal securities regulators across the country. As a regulator, he led the prosecution of a number of high profile investigations involving matters such as the 2008 failure of the auction rate securities market, Ponzi schemes, broker misconduct and complex investment products. Patel now draws on that experience to navigate broker-dealers and investment advisers through complex regulatory investigation, enforcement actions, and litigation involving allegations such as failures to supervise, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty. (Full Bio)