Grant & Eisenhofer Wins Jury Trial against Overstock.com

Wilmington, DELAWARE (September 21, 2018)Grant & Eisenhofer won a jury verdict on behalf of a whistleblower who exposed a scheme by Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) to avoid reporting and remitting to Delaware millions of dollars in dormant gift cards.

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Grant & Eisenhofer Selected Among Law360’s Delaware Regional Powerhouses

G&E has been selected as one of Law360’s Delaware Regional Powerhouses for 2018. The honor is bestowed upon firms that have made a lasting impact on the law at the state and local level.

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Grant & Eisenhofer Announces Fortis Investors to Receive $1.5 Billion in Largest Court-Approved Settlement in European Securities Case

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (July 13, 2018) – Today a Dutch appeals court officially approved the largest securities settlement ever reached in Europe, clearing the way for international insurance company Ageas N.V./S.A. to begin payment of $1.5 billion (€1.3 billion) to multiple groups of institutional and individual investors from Europe and the United States.

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G&E’s Stuart Grant Discusses Delaware Litigation – Reuters, The Deal, Financial Times, Law360

Star Shareholders’ Lawyer Stuart Grant Retiring from Practice
“Grant will stick around for several months to finish up cases, but his focus will be on a start-up litigation finance venture, Bench Walk Advisors, backed by two of his longtime clients and stocked with an advisory board of G&E partners. Grant is retiring from his practice at an unsettling time for shareholders’ lawyers. During an interview earlier this month at his office in Wilmington, he told me his biggest regret, as he looks back at a 31-year career, is that Delaware judges have seemingly spent the past few years ratcheting back shareholder advances against corporate fiduciaries.” The full Reuters article is available here from www.reuters.com.

Stuart Grant “The Dean of the Delaware Plaintiffs’ Bar”
In The Deal’s recent profile, Delaware attorney Stuart Grant has a candid discussion regarding, “his concerns about Delaware doctrine and the state’s self- promotion as he prepares to retire from practice.” Find the full article here at www.thedeal.com.

Stuart Grant, “the most feared corporate lawyer in Delaware”
“Delaware’s feared litigator rounds on state’s judges…In a long career that has made him the most feared corporate lawyer in Delaware, home to a majority of the largest companies in the US, Stuart Grant’s legal work helped expand shareholder rights and secured investor victories over the likes of Hank Greenberg and Mark Zuckerberg among others.” The full Financial Times article is available here from www.ft.com.

“Delaware Plaintiffs’ Bar Trailblazer” Stuart Grant Steps Away from Practice after 30 Years to Focus on New Venture
“…Grant discusses the evolution of the Delaware Chancery Court as it has ruled on shareholder actions, and his next chapter…devoting himself full time to Bench Walk Advisors, a venture he formed with G&E partner Jay Eisenhofer that already has hundreds of millions of dollars at work.”  The full Law360 article is available here at www.law360.com.

Firm Director Lisa Weinstein Recognized as One of Law360’s Rising Stars

Law360 has selected Director Lisa Weinstein as one of their Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Rising Stars for 2018.  Law360’s Rising Stars recognizes attorneys under 40 with outstanding career accomplishments. Ms. Weinstein leads G&E’s birth injury litigation practice, and has obtained over $130 million on behalf of her clients.

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Stuart Grant Comments on Delaware Chancery Court Expansion

Following the announcement that two new vice chancellor seats will be added to the five-member Delaware Court of Chancery, attorney Stuart Grant shared his outlook on the expansion. “The advantage of these appointments will be to allow the court to pursue its docket with more vigor and speed,” he said to Law360.  Mr. Grant has led many of the Court’s largest and most prominent stockholder suits in Delaware over the last two decades.

Managing Director Stuart Grant Honored by
Lawdragon as “Legend” Selection for 2018

Leading U.S. securities and corporate governance litigator one of only 30 lawyers nationally named 10 or more years as a Lawdragon 500 Lawyer; Stuart Grant joins U.S. Supreme Court justices Sotomayor and Thomas, along with small group of distinguished private and public sector lawyers.

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Managing Director Stuart Grant Named to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Stuart Grant has been inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame after being recognized by The Legal 500 United States as an elite leading lawyer for six consecutive years—repeatedly noted for his expertise in the Dispute Resolution – M&A Litigation: Plaintiff category. The Hall of Fame distinction is reserved for law firm partners at the pinnacle of their profession that have received constant praise from their clients.

Firm Named as “Top Tier Firm” and Directors, Senior Counsel Highlighted by The Legal 500 United States 2018

Grant & Eisenhofer has been ranked as a “Top Tier Firm” by The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide for Dispute Resolution in two practice areas:
      M&A litigation: plaintiff
      Securities litigation: plaintiff

The Firm’s managing directors have been named in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list:
      Stuart Grant – M&A litigation: plaintiff
      Jay Eisenhofer – Securities litigation: plaintiff

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Firm Director Olav Haazen Interviewed by The National Herald on €300M Recovery Claim on Behalf of Greek Citizens

With regard to the lawsuit G&E brought against the Republic of Cyprus on behalf of Greek citizens to recover a claim over €300 million, firm director and lead attorney for the case Olav A. Haazen, PhD, explains that the Cypriot bail-in of 2013 wiped out the life-savings, college funds and pensions of thousands of middle-class Greeks in an internationally illegal move that shifted the burden away from Cypriots and onto foreigners.

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G&E Ranked for 15th Consecutive Year as a Leading Firm by Chambers & Partners UK in Chambers USA Guide 2018

In its 15th consecutive year as a top-ranked firm, G&E is ranked in the areas of:

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

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Firm Launches Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, Led by Noted Patent-Trade Secrets Trial Lawyer Eric Evain

WILMINGTON, DEL. (January 17, 2018) – Delaware-based IP trial lawyer and chemist Eric Evain joins G&E as a director. Dr. Evain brings an extensive track record in successfully trying IP disputes involving pharma, chemical, energy, manufacturing and other sectors, securing $500 million for clients; his arrival broadens G&E’s global litigation platform.

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G&E Introduces the ESG Institute to Help Guide Global Institutional Investors in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Investment

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 Stuart Grant Named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Stuart Grant was recognized by Benchmark Litigation in their 2018 list of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. Following a six-month study, winners were chosen by both peers and clients as being the leading trial strategists in their respective fields of practice.

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.

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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.

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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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