Leanne Brown-Pasquarello is an associate at Grant & Eisenhofer. She represents investors in shareholder derivative actions, securities class actions, and appraisal rights. In addition, she is actively involved in environmental litigation, where she currently works on matters involving state Attorneys General in litigation against the former Monsanto Company, and against Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia, LLC, arising out of statewide environmental contamination resulting from the manufacture and sale of toxic Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs).
While at Grant & Eisenhofer, she was a member of the litigation team that won a $486 million recovery in the In re Pfizer, Inc. Securities Litigation action. In addition, Ms. Brown-Pasquarello has worked on antitrust litigation, including In re Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation and Honey Transshipping, and consumer class action matters, including Ford EPAS and Ford Sync/MyFord Touch. She has also been involved with international securities litigation and arbitration involving Republic Of Cypress. More recently, she worked extensively on In re Appraisal of Jarden Corporation on behalf of petitioners asserting that the cash/stock deal consideration paid by Newell Rubbermaid to acquire the Company did not reflect fair value.
Prior to joining Grant & Eisenhofer, Ms. Brown-Pasquarello worked at a Philadelphia law firm on mass tort and complex civil litigation matters. She received her law degree from Widener University School of Law, where she wrote on The Law Forum and was a member of ATLA. She received her B.A. degree in Political Science from University of Delaware, where she was a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society and Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society. She served as Vice President of a political organization on campus.DOWNLOAD vCARD »