Vedder Price

David W. Soden

Associate

David W. Soden is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Litigation practice area with a split between Investment Services and Government Investigations groups in the Chicago office.

Mr. Soden has significant experience representing and counseling clients in regulatory investigations, proceedings and examinations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other self-regulatory organizations (SROs) in both the security and commodity markets. His practice includes defending suits alleging securities violations, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. He regularly counsels clients in arbitration proceedings and represents broker-dealers, investment advisers and individuals in complex financial litigation cases, including whistleblower allegations, suitability, supervision and insider trading.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Soden was an attorney and compliance officer for a financial organization consisting of multiple broker-dealers specializing in execution brokerage services and proprietary market making in options, equities, ETFs and futures. Mr. Soden has also worked as a senior analyst at FINRA and has held both the Series 7 and Series 24 licenses. In addition, Mr. Soden was a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Virginia M. Kendall, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Honorable Robert E. Gordon, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 6th Division. While attending Loyola University School of Law, Mr. Soden was Senior Editor for the Loyola Consumer Law Journal.

David W. Soden

Associate

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Xavier University, B.A., 2006

David W. Soden

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011

Affiliations

Member, Illinois Bar Association