Attorney Spotlight: Regis C. Worley
Robbins Geller attorney Regis C. Worley recently returned from a year-long tour of duty in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. An Engineering Duty Officer in the reserve component of the U.S. Navy, Worley served as the Branch Chief of Operations and Integration for the Engineering Directorate of the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. He was responsible for operations of a $9.1 billion infrastructure program comprising over 1,100 projects for the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police and worked shoulder-to-shoulder with his Afghan counterparts supporting the development of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). Additionally, Worley spearheaded deep-dive analyses of ongoing U.S.-funded ANSF construction projects, leading to project revisions and construction cost savings of over $800 million.
Worley’s legal practice emphasizes complex litigation, involving patents and securities class action matters. He also provides pro bono legal services, including representation of persecuted aliens who are seeking asylum in the United States. As a result of his volunteer work, he received Casa Cornelia Law Center’s “Inn of Court Pro Bono Publico Award” for outstanding contribution to the legal profession representing victims of human and civil rights violations. Worley is currently representing individual shareholders and institutional investors in litigation involving securities fraud and mergers and acquisitions.