Grant & Eisenhofer Director Beth Graham Featured in Law360’s “Plaintiffs Bar Perspective”

Grant & Eisenhofer Director Beth Graham was featured in Law360 as part of their Perspective from the Plaintiffs series. The article highlights Graham’s nearly three decades of experience and insight as a complex mass tort and class action plaintiffs’ attorney. Read the Law360 Q&A.

Landmark $14.7 Billion Volkswagen and Audi 2.0-Liter Emissions Litigation Settlement Announced

The Volkswagen and Audi 2.0-liter emissions settlement provides substantial compensation to owners and lessees, removes polluting vehicles from road, and remediates environmental damage. The class and government settlements create a funding pool of up to $10.033 billion for affected consumers plus $4.7 billion for environmental impact to hold VW accountable for emissions conduct…
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Grant & Eisenhofer Named as “Top Tier Firm” and Managing Directors Listed as “Leading Lawyers” by The Legal 500 United States 2016

June 15, 2016 – Grant & Eisenhofer has been ranked as a “Top Tier Firm” by The Legal 500 United States 2016, in Dispute Resolution for:
      M&A litigation: plaintiff
      Securities litigation: plaintiff
The Firm’s managing directors have been named in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list in the 2016 guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide:
      Stuart Grant – M&A litigation: plaintiff
      Jay Eisenhofer – Securities litigation: plaintiff  Read more

Grant & Eisenhofer Announced as Global Law Experts Law Firm of the Year in Delaware for Securities Litigation and Corporate Governance

June 6, 2016 – Grant & Eisenhofer has been selected as:

Securities Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Delaware–2016
Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year in Delaware–2016

by Global Law Experts in their 2016 awards rankings.

Grant & Eisenhofer Ranked in Top Band as a Leading Firm by Chambers & Partners UK in Chambers USA Guide 2016

In its 13th consecutive year as a top-ranked firm, G&E ranks in Band 1
in the areas of:

Securities: Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff (Nationwide)
Chancery: Mainly Plaintiff (Delaware)
Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff (New York)

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Global Institutional Investor Group Files Large-Scale German Securities Suit against Volkswagen AG over Diesel Emissions Scandal

KIRCHENTELLINSFURT, GERMANY (March 15, 2016) – The first large-scale securities lawsuit brought by institutional investors against Volkswagen AG has been filed in Germany, with several leading investor law firms joining forces with German counsel to bring the action… Read the Full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer Files Suit on Behalf of New Mexico against Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche for Defying Clean Air and Consumer Laws with Diesel Emissions-Cheating Software

SANTA FE, NM (Jan. 20, 2016) – New Mexico’s Attorney General, Hector Balderas, and leading consumer advocacy firm Grant & Eisenhofer have filed suit on behalf of the State of New Mexico against Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi, and their U.S. subsidiaries for state air quality control act and deceptive trade practice act violations… Read the Full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer Appointed Interim Co-Lead Counsel in Airline Passenger Antitrust Case

Grant & Eisenhofer was appointed interim co-lead counsel in Gordon et al. v. Amadeus et al. by U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla. Additionally, Firm director Robert G. Eisler was designated liaison counsel for the class. G&E represents a proposed class of airline passengers claiming global distribution systems—companies that bridge airline carriers to ticket sellers, operating much like travel agents—leveraged strategic contracts with carriers to inflate airfare while simultaneously preventing airlines from offering discounted tickets through other means.

Managing Directors Stuart Grant and Jay Eisenhofer Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® List by “Best Law Firms” for 10th Consecutive Year

Stuart Grant was selected for inclusion in the field of Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law, while Jay Eisenhofer was once again selected for Corporate Law and Litigation-Securities. First published in 1983, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® is regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence, recognizing the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. based on an exhaustive peer-review process.

Grant & Eisenhofer Brings Unprecedented Arbitration Proceeding on Behalf of Greek Investors

ATHENS/NEW YORK (September 30, 2015) – A large group of Greek investors formally filed an arbitration proceeding against the Republic of Cyprus for losses arising from the global financial crisis and the 2013 bailout of Cyprus … Read the Full Press Release

Former APG General Counsel and Leading European Institutional Investor Advocate Guus Warringa Joins Grant & Eisenhofer

NEW YORK (September 10, 2015) – Grant & Eisenhofer today announced that Guus Warringa has joined the Firm, where he will work with the Firm’s institutional investor clients … Mr. Warringa served as a leading voice for institutional investors and was instrumental in campaigning against the adverse consequences for pension funds of the financial transaction tax and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) on behalf the European pension fund sector … Read the Full Press Release

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 Named to the 2015 “Elite Trial Lawyers” list by The National Law Journal

The National Law Journal has recognized Grant & Eisenhofer as one of 2015’s “Elite Trial Lawyers” in their second annual rankings list. The list was determined by vetting firms that have excelled within their practice areas, obtained top verdict and settlement amounts for plaintiff clients, and represented clients in the most cases from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. The list was announced on September 21, 2015, on The National Law Journal’s website.

Grant & Eisenhofer Named to Law360’s Third Annual “Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms” of 2015

Grant & Eisenhofer has been named to Law360’s “Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms” for a third consecutive year.  Selected based on successes from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015, G&E is one of only eleven firms to be included in the third annual list.  The list was announced on September 28, 2015 on the website.

Grant & Eisenhofer Announced as Corporate INTL Magazine Top Law Firm for Securities Litigation and Corporate Governance

January 11, 2016 – Grant & Eisenhofer has been selected as:

Securities Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Delaware
Securities Litigation Law Firm of the Year in New York
Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year in Delaware

by Corporate INTL Magazine’s “Global Awards Winner 2016” rankings.

Grant & Eisenhofer Ranked in Top Band as a Leading Firm by Chambers & 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)
Chancery: Mainly Plaintiff (Delaware)
Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff (New York)

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$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

Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children – a new charity created to carry on Biden’s life work

Hallie Biden and the Delaware Community Foundation announced the creation of a new charity – the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children – to continue Beau Biden’s life passion: protecting the most vulnerable among us.  Read more

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.”

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Read The National Law Journal supplement excerpt here.

Grant & Eisenhofer Named “Elite Trial Lawyers” by The National Law Journal

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, 2014, on the The National Law Journal website.

Grant & Eisenhofer Represented Whistleblowers in Nearly $100 Million Settlement With Community Health Systems, Resolving Claims that Medicare/Medicaid Payors Were Bilked by Excessive ER Admissions

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

Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Allowing Wal-Mart Shareholders to Inspect Documents Tied to Bribery Probe in Mexico

WILMINGTON, DE (July 24, 2014) – In a key legal ruling for shareholders of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware has held that institutional investors should be allowed to inspect corporate documents related to Wall-Mart’s internal investigation of suspected bribes at its Mexican operations… Read the Full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer Files Class Claim on behalf of Greek Investors against Republic of Cyprus, alleging Deposits and Bonds were Wrongly Confiscated following 2013 Bailout

ATHENS/NEW YORK (July 14, 2014) – A group of Greek investors today have filed a notice of dispute against the Republic of Cyprus for losses arising from the Cyprus financial crisis and the March 2013 bailout of Cyprus. The group of nearly 100 investors, including individuals and institutions, is comprised of depositors and bondholders of Laiki Bank and the Bank of Cyprus whose funds were confiscated by the Cyprus government following the country’s €10 billion bailout… Read the Full Press Release

Leading New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Gordon Novod joins Grant & Eisenhofer to head Bankruptcy Litigation Practice

NEW YORK (June 25, 2014) – Leading financial litigation law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. announced that prominent creditor-side bankruptcy lawyer Gordon Z. Novod has joined the firm to head its bankruptcy litigation practice. Mr. Novod, who joins G&E’s New York office as a director, was previously a partner in the bankruptcy & corporate restructuring practice of Brown Rudnick in New York… Read the Full Press Release

New York Federal Court Rules that Refco Bankruptcy Estate Can Proceed With Lawsuit against Cantor Fitzgerald and CEO Howard Lutnick Over Theft of Intellectual Property

NEW YORK (June 16, 2014) – A federal judge in New York’s Southern District has upheld all of the key claims in a lawsuit filed against financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald and its primary owner and chief executive Howard Lutnick by the bankruptcy estate of former futures broker Refco Inc. The suit, filed in 2013, alleges that Cantor’s Nevada gaming businesses acquired proprietary technology and other assets from a subsidiary in which Refco held a 10% stake, without ever compensating the subsidiary and depriving Refco of its interest in the assets… Read the Full Press Release