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$26 Million Settlement Reached In Mortgage-Backed Securities Shareholder Class Action
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Lead plaintiffs in a securities class action lawsuit against The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and others have agreed to settle their claims for more than $26 million, according to court documents filed July 31 in a New York federal... Read More

American Apparel's Brand Allegedly Damaged By Hiring Of Illegal Workers: Shareholder Class Action Complaint Filed Against Retailer - FREE DOWNLOAD
Posted on 13 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

This is a securities class action against American Apparel and its senior executives, including CEO Dov Charney. The gist of the claim is that by affirmatively promoting the company as employing only legal workers while secretly employing thousands of... Read More

Brand New Title, Litigating Securities Class Actions, Is Released
Posted on 30 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Litigating Securities Class Actions , the only in-depth treatise that deals specifically on the issues arising in and from litigating securities class actions, is now available. This unique title focuses on several of the most critical issues that... Read More

Larry Silverman Joins Bracewell & Giuliani's Litigation Group
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Bracewell & Giuliani LLP has announced that Laurence A. "Larry" Silverman, formerly a partner in Covington & Burling LLP, has joined the firm as head of its New York civil litigation practice. Silverman focuses his practice... Read More

McCarter Expands Business Litigation Group In Hartford
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - McCarter & English has announced that Thomas J. Finn and Paula Cruz Cedillo have joined the firm as partners in the Business and Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. They will work out of the firm's Hartford office.... Read More

Winston & Strawn Welcomes Caryn Jacobs To Chicago Office
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that Caryn L. Jacobs, a prominent litigator focusing on securities, accounting and auditing professional liability and ERISA litigation, has joined its litigation department in Chicago as a partner. ... Read More

Bradley J. Bondi Joins Cadwalader Partnership
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has announced the addition of Bradley J. Bondi to its impressive roster of top securities, litigation, and regulatory attorneys. Bondi... Read More

Sidley Expands In New York With The Addition Of 3 Litigation Partners
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Gary Bendinger, Gregory Ballard and Kevin Burke have joined the firm as partners in the New York office. They each have extensive experience representing major accounting firms and have litigated many complex... Read More

Steven Fineman Elected President Of Public Justice Foundation
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP congratulates Managing Partner Steven E. Fineman for his election July 11 as president of the Public Justice Foundation for 2011-2012. The Public Justice Foundation is a not-for-profit membership... Read More

Seyfarth Shaw Welcomes John D. Roesser To Securities & Financial Litigation Group
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Seyfarth Shaw LLP has announced that John D. Roesser has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Litigation Department . Roesser joins the firm from Proskauer Rose LLP. Roesser has extensive experience counseling and defending... Read More

Grant & Eisenhofer Boosts Antitrust Practice With Addition Of Linda Nussbaum, John Radice
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Leading securities and corporate governance law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. has announced that it has expanded its Antitrust practice with the appointment of Linda P. Nussbaum as a director and John D. Radice as a senior counsel. They... Read More

John Bevilacqua Joins Fulbright From Merrill Lynch
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - A securities litigator with experience working in-house for two of the world's largest financial advisors has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s global litigation practice as senior counsel. John Bevilacqua comes to Fulbright's... Read More

Senior SEC Attorney Joins Labaton Sucharow To Launch Whistleblower Practice
Posted on 2 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Jordan A. Thomas, a 16-year veteran of the federal government, has announced that he has left the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to join Labaton Sucharow LLP and launch its Whistleblower Representation Practice. Labaton Sucharow... Read More

This Week in Securities Litigation: Gupta Action, FCPA Enforcement, SEC Enforcement
Posted on 16 Jul 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week the SEC lost its bid to dismiss an action brought by former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta arising out of its insider trading case brought as an administrative proceeding against him. The GAO issued reports on the revolving door at the Commission... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Chair Announces Resignation, SEC Prevails In 2 Court Actions
Posted on 30 Nov 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro announced her resignation, effective December 14, 2012. Commissioner Walter was designated as Chairman, effective after Ms. Schapiro's departure. Ms. Walter has indicated she will only remain as a member of the... Read More