WILMINGTON, DE (January 20, 2015) - Settling a nearly two-year-old shareholder class action, directors and officers of investment bank Jefferies Group, Inc.and New York-based holding company Leucadia National Corporation have agreed to provide a net recovery of $70 million to shareholders who challenged the terms of the 2012 stock-for-stock buyout of Jefferies by Leucadia. The settlement, which was reached just weeks before trial was to begin, provides a cutting edge payment structure and a rare victory for shareholders challenging a stock-for-stock M&A transaction… Read the Full Press Release
WILMINGTON, DE (January 12, 2015) – Grant & Eisenhofer announced today that departing Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III is joining the firm as of counsel. He will be based in G&E’s Wilmington office.
“We are thrilled to welcome Beau Biden to G&E. During his eight years as AG, Beau led a number of significant justice-based initiatives, including his key role in the historic global settlement with the country’s largest banks in bringing financial relief to Delaware homeowners and others harmed by the subprime mortgage crisis,” said co-managing director Stuart Grant…Read the full Press Release
In its first annual list recognizing the top 50 “Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers,” The National Law Journal has included Stuart Grant among the top lawyers in litigation. Mr. Grant received several hundred peer nominations recognizing his innovative contributions that changed the way litigation is practiced. Mr. Grant was recently recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers,” Chambers & Partners as part of Band 1 in Chancery and Securities Litigation, Law360 as a “Class Action MVP,” and Legal 500 as a “Leading Lawyer.”
G&E is no stranger to the top of The National Law Journal rankings lists—it has secured a spot in the annual “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” every year since the List’s inception in 2005, and in 2008, was named to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List Hall of Fame.” In 2014, G&E was selected among the top 50 firms in the Journal’s first annual “Elite Trial Lawyers” list, which identified the leading plaintiffs firms in America that performed the most creative and important work in the courtroom.
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The National Law Journal has named Grant & Eisenhofer to its 2014 inaugural list of “Elite Trial Lawyers: The 50 Leading Plaintiffs Firms in America.” G&E was recognized by The NLJ as a top plaintiffs firm and included in a select list of firms described as “doing the most creative and substantial work on the plaintiffs side.” Firms that were chosen for inclusion were identified as having obtained the biggest victories in complex cases impacting the law and legal business, as well as having reshaped public policies and reformed corporate behavior.
The Firm’s ranking was announced on September 29th on the The National Law Journal website.
WASHINGTON, DC (August 4, 2014) – In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states’ attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to resolve whistleblower lawsuits filed under federal and state false claims acts… Read the full Press Release