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Grant & Eisenhofer Secures $148 Million Recovery for Shareholders of Dole Food Co. over Senior Executives’ Deceit in 2013 Management Buyout

WILMINGTON, DE (August 27, 2015) – In a decisive shareholder victory, the Delaware Court of Chancery has found that the two most senior officers of Dole Food Co. Inc. breached their fiduciary duties in structuring a 2013 buyout of the iconic producer of fresh fruits and vegetables that drastically undervalued the company to the detriment of stockholders… Read the Full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer ranked in Top Band as a Leading Firm by Chambers and Partners UK in Chambers USA Guide 2015

In its 12th consecutive year as a top-ranked firm, G&E ranks in Band 1 in the areas of:

Securities: Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff (Nationwide)…Read the Editorial
Chancery: Mainly Plaintiff (Delaware)…Read the Editorial
Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff (New York)…Read the Editorial

$70 Million Net Recovery for Jefferies Group Shareholders

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

Firm Managing Director Stuart Grant selected to The National Law Journal’s inaugural list of “Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers”

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.

Read The National Law Journal supplement excerpt here.

Firm Director Adam J. Levitt Designated as Interim Co-Lead Counsel in In Re: Navistar Maxxforce Engines Marketing, Sales Practices And Products Liability Litigation

On March 5, 2015, Judge Joan B. Gottschall designated Grant & Eisenhofer director Adam J. Levitt as interim co-lead counsel. The case is In re: Navistar Maxxforce Engines Marketing, Sales Practices, and Product Liability Litigation, case number 2590, in the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.