Jose Lopez has joined the Chicago office of Perkins Coie as a partner in its Securities Litigation practice. Lopez focuses on complex business litigation with an emphasis on securities. He represents clients involved in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and other regulatory agencies. He comes to Perkins Coie from Schopf & Weiss, where he also was a partner. Before that, Lopez was a senior attorney at the SEC's Division of Enforcement. Lopez has a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. from DePaul University.