Grant & Eisenhofer Launches ESG Institute to Help Guide Global Institutional Investors in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Investment

NEW YORK/WILMINGTON (October 11, 2017) – Leading investor law firm Grant & Eisenhofer announced the launch of a new ESG Institute, a global thought leadership and advocacy group focused on legal considerations surrounding environmental, social and governance issues in institutional investing.

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Managing Director Jay Eisenhofer Named to The National Law Journal’s 2017 Litigation Trailblazers

Jay Eisenhofer was recognized by The National Law Journal in its fourth annual list of Litigation Trailblazers for his success in groundbreaking litigation in the U.S. and internationally. The list includes only 25 lawyers who have achieved remarkable successes in their field.

Read The National Law Journal supplement excerpt here.

Managing Director Stuart Grant Discusses Facebook’s Decision to Drop Issuance of Non-Voting Shares with CNBC’s “Squawk Alley”

Managing Director Stuart Grant discusses Facebook’s decision to drop issuance of non-voting shares with CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.”
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Managing Director Stuart Grant Named to The National Law Journal’s 2017 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers

Stuart Grant was recognized by The National Law Journal in its inaugural list of Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers for his innovative work in appraisal cases. The list includes only a handful of plaintiffs’ lawyers who have achieved remarkable successes in their field.

Read The National Law Journal supplement excerpt here.

Grant & Eisenhofer Ranked in Top Band as a Leading Firm by Chambers & Partners UK in Chambers USA Guide 2017

In its 14th 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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Firm 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.

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Managing Directors Stuart Grant and Jay Eisenhofer Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

Stuart Grant was selected for inclusion in the fields of Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation while Jay Eisenhofer was selected for Corporate Law and Litigation-Securities. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is widely recognized as one of the leading guides to the U.S. legal profession as determined by peer-review surveys submitted by tens of thousands of the country’s top attorneys.

Managing Directors Stuart Grant and Jay Eisenhofer Named to Lawdragon 500 for 2016

Stuart Grant and Jay Eisenhofer have once again been named to the Lawdragon 500 list of the 2016 Leading Lawyers in America, an elite guide to the legal profession. The list represents less than 1% of lawyers in the country and was compiled through editorial research, submissions from law firms, and online nominations.

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

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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 law360.com 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.

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Donations are being accepted at www.beaubidenfoundation.org – more information is available there, or by contacting Josh Alcorn, joshalcorn@gmail.com or Fred Sears, fsears@delcf.org