In re Am. Int'l Group, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15453 (S.D.N.Y. February 22, 2010)

In re Am. Int'l Group, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15453 (S.D.N.Y. February 22, 2010)

LexisNexis Overview: Although some of their claims and their proposed class definition was modified, institutional investors were entitled to Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 class certification in a federal securities fraud suit against an insurance company, its officers, directors, and others, particularly since a class of more than 200 million investors was sufficiently numerous.

Counsel: For Ohio State Funds, Lead Plaintiff: David John Michalski, LEAD ATTORNEY, PRO HAC VICE, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, Cleveland, OH; Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Joseph Alberto Fonti, Christopher J. Keller, Labaton Sucharow, LLP, New York, NY.

For ll Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Lead Plaintiff: David John Michalski, LEAD ATTORNEY, PRO HAC VICE, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, Cleveland, OH; Edward Labaton, Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, Zachary Myles Ratzman, Labaton Sucharow, LLP, New York, NY.

For Michael Feder, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff: Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Labaton Sucharow, LLP, New York, NY; Samuel Howard Rudman, LEAD ATTORNEY, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins, LLP (LI), Melville, NY; Robert Andrew Skirnick, Meredith Cohen Greenfogel & Skirnick, New York, NY.

For Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi, Plaintiff: Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Labaton Sucharow, LLP, New York, NY; Gerald Harlan Silk, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, New York, NY.

For Jerome Noll, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, Stephan Frank, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Joseph Scuilla, Eugene Olson, Robert J. Casey, II, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Lisa M. Crouch, on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Michael Cassidy, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Anne E. Flynn, on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Robert D. Jaffee IRA Rollover, Robet D. & Phyllis A. Jaffee Family Foundation, Robert D. Jaffe, as Trustee of the Robert D. Jaffee Revocable Trust, Consolidated Plaintiffs: Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Labaton Sucharow, LLP, New York, NY.

For San Francisco Employees' Retirement System, Consolidated Plaintiff: Jason Samuel Cowart, LEAD ATTORNEY, Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP, New York, NY; Steven N. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, Burlingame, CA.

For American International Group, Inc., Defendant: Daniel Jonathan Kramer, LEAD ATTORNEY, Stacey A. Shortall, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (NY), New York, NY; Lewis E. Farberman, LEAD ATTORNEY, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY.

For Maurice Greenberg, Defendant: Deborah G. Solmor, Gregory S. Bailey, Ryan Stoll, Thoufiq Kutty, LEAD ATTORNEYS, PRO HAC VICE, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (IL), Chicago, IL; Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr, LEAD ATTORNEY, Amy Lynn Neuhardt, Robert Jeffrey Dwyer, Steven Ian Froot, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP(NYC), New York, NY; Andrew J. Jarzyna, PRO HAC VICE, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Chicago, IL; Cyrus Amir-Mokri, Douglas M. Kraus, George Abraham Zimmerman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (NYC), New York, NY; David Scott Bassinson, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP (Albany), Albany, NY.

For Howard Smith, Defendant: Vincent Anthony Sama, LEAD ATTORNEY, Winston & Strawn LLP (NY), New York, NY.

For Thomas Tizzio, Defendant: Michael Sangyun Kim, Steven William Perlstein, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Francisco J. Navarro, Jonathan David Cogan, Kobre & Kim LLP, New York, NY.

For Martin J Sullivan, Defendant: Lewis E. Farberman, LEAD ATTORNEY, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY; Meredith Lewis Turner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY.

For Christian Milton, Defendant: Michael Samuel Chernis, LEAD ATTORNEY, Schwartz & Ballen LLP, Washington, NY; Tracy Ellen Sivitz, LEAD ATTORNEY, Flora Tartakovsky, Joshua Reid Geller, Hafetz & Necheles, New York, NY.

For Frank J. Hoenemeyer, Defendant: James Gaal Gamble, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (NY), New York, NY.

For Ronald Ferguson, Defendant: Douglas Ira Koff, LEAD ATTORNEY, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (NYC), New York, NY; Clifford H. Schoenberg, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (NYC), One World Financial Center, New York, NY.

For General Reinsurance Corporation, Defendant: David H. Fry, LEAD ATTORNEY, PRO HAC VICE, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (SF), San Francisco, CA; George M. Garvey, LEAD ATTORNEY, Munges, Tolles & Olsen, Los Angeles, CA; Kerry Ann Dziubek, Arnold & Porter, LLP, New York, NY.

For Starr International Company, Inc., C.V. Starr & Co., Inc., Defendants: Deborah G. Solmor, Gregory S. Bailey, Ryan Stoll, Thoufiq Kutty, LEAD ATTORNEYS, PRO HAC VICE, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (IL), Chicago, IL; Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr, Steven Ian Froot, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Amy Lynn Neuhardt, Robert Jeffrey Dwyer, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP(NYC), New York, NY; Andrew J. Jarzyna, PRO HAC VICE, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Chicago, IL; Cyrus Amir-Mokri, Douglas M. Kraus, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (NYC), New York, NY; David Scott Bassinson, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP (Albany), Albany, NY.

For Maurice R. Hank Greenberg, Defendant: Amy Lynn Neuhardt, Robert Jeffrey Dwyer, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP(NYC), New York, NY; Cyrus Amir-Mokri, Douglas M. Kraus, George Abraham Zimmerman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (NYC), New York, NY; David Scott Bassinson, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP (Albany), Albany, NY.

For Michael J. Castelli, Defendant: Charles I. Poret, LEAD ATTORNEY, Dechert, LLP (NYC), New York, NY; David Adam Kotler, Megan Elizabeth Zavieh, Dechert, LLP (NJ), Princeton, NJ.

For JP Morgan Chase & Co., Wachovia Securities, Inc., Defendants: Andrew W. Stern, Sidley Austin LLP(NY), New York, NY.

For Michael L. Murphy, Defendant: Craig D. Singer, LEAD ATTORNEY, Gerald A. Feffer, Jeremiah L Williams, Stephen D. Andrews, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC.

For PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Defendant: Antony L Ryan, Thomas G. Rafferty, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY.

For Richmond Insurance Co., Ltd., Defendant: Daniel Jonathan Kramer, LEAD ATTORNEY, Stacey A. Shortall, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (NY), New York, NY.

For Union Excess Reinsurance Co., Inc., Defendant: Samuel Joseph Hand, Jones Day, New York, NY; Thomas E. Lynch, Jones Day (NYC), New York, NY.

For Evan Greenberg, Defendant: Steven R. Schindler, LEAD ATTORNEY, Schindler Cohen & Hochman, New York, NY.

For Eli Broad, John A. Graf, Defendants: Joseph De Simone, LEAD ATTORNEY, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY; Dennis Patrick Orr, Morrison & Foerster LLP (NYC), New York, NY.

For Richard Napier, Defendant: Frank J. Silvestri, Jr., LEAD ATTORNEY, Brian Edward Spears, Levett Rockwood, P.C., Fairfield, CT.

For John A. Graf, Defendant: Joseph De Simone, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY.

For THE STATE TREASURER OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, CUSTODIAN OF THE MICHIGAN PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM, STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, MICHIGAN STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AN, Movant: Frederic Scott Fox, Sr, Joel B. Strauss, Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (NYC), New York, NY.

For Plumbers and Pipefitters National Pension Fund, Movant: Mario Alba, Jr, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins, LLP (LI), Melville, NY.

For The Reynolds Group, Movant: Aaron Lee Brody, Stull Stull & Brody, New York, NY.

For Steamship Trade Association, Movant: Roy Laurence Jacobs, Manfredi Law Group, P.L.L.C., New York, NY.

For Florida State Board of Administration, Movant: Michael Jameson Pucillo, Berman DeValerio, Palm Beach Gardens, Fl.

For KAREN J MICHAELS, Objector: Robert E. Margulies, LEAD ATTORNEY, Partner / Margulies Wind, Jersey City, NJ; Jeffrey L. Weinstein, Jeffrey L. Weinstein, P.C., Athens, TX.

For Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, Interested Party: Catherine A. Torell, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll P.L.L.C., New York, NY.

For James Connolly, Intervenor: Robert Jason Shapiro, LEAD ATTORNEY, The Shapiro Law Firm, LLP, New York, NY.

Judges: DEBORAH A. BATTS, United States District Judge.

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