Kyle McGee is senior counsel at Grant & Eisenhofer. Mr. McGee’s practice includes complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, whistleblower/qui tam litigation, and environmental litigation.
Mr. McGee was heavily involved in In re Merck & Co., Inc. Vytorin/Zetia Securities Litigation (D.N.J.), a major securities fraud action against pharmaceutical industry titan Merck & Co., Inc. The case was prosecuted jointly with a related action, In re Schering-Plough Corp. ENHANCE Securities Litigation (D.N.J.), resulting in a $688 million total recovery. This represents the largest securities class action recovery against a pharmaceutical company to date, and ranks among the top securities settlements with any issuer.
Mr. McGee also successfully represented shareholders in several other federal securities actions, including the JPMorgan “London Whale” class action, In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.), which resulted in recovery of $150 million; In re New Oriental Education & Technology Group Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.); In re Miller Energy Resources, Inc. Securities Litigation (E.D. Tenn.); British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme, et al. v. American International Group, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.); and Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP, et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc. (D.N.J.), each of which resulted in substantial investor recoveries. Mr. McGee is currently litigating securities fraud claims against Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. and derivative claims against directors and officers of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Mr. McGee is a member of teams prosecuting consumer protection claims against Volkswagen AG in litigation relating to its illegal “clean diesel” vehicles and against Ford Motor Company in relation to unintended acceleration events. Mr. McGee is also litigating ERISA claims on behalf of patients denied psychiatric or substance use treatment coverage by major health insurers; consumer fraud claims against General Motors relating to faulty ignition switches in its vehicles; antitrust claims against major financial institutions on behalf of participants in silver markets; environmental tort claims against major chemical manufacturers; and confidential SEC and False Claims Act whistleblower actions.
Mr. McGee earned a postgraduate research degree, with honors, in the history and philosophy of law from the University of Edinburgh. In 2005, he received his J.D. from Villanova University where he was a Dean’s Merit scholar. In 2005, he received a B.A. in philosophy and media technologies from University of Scranton.DOWNLOAD vCARD »