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Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP specializes in complex securities litigation on behalf of investors. Judges have described the Firm as one of the most formidable securities law firms in the country. With 200 lawyers in 10 offices nationwide, and thousands of successfully concluded securities actions, Robbins Geller has the resources, experience and tenacity to achieve superior results.


As sole lead counsel, Robbins Geller attorneys obtained a $400 million settlement for investors, resolving accusations that Pfizer misled investors about an alleged off-label drug marketing scheme. This exceptional result was achieved after five years of hard-fought litigation against the toughest and the brightest members of the securities defense bar by litigating this case all the way to trial.

Jones v. Pfizer Inc., No. 1:10-cv-03864 (S.D.N.Y.).


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J.P. Morgan $388 Million Recovery

Robbins Geller attorneys served as lead counsel for a class of investors and obtained court approval of a $388 million recovery in nine 2007 residential mortgage-backed securities offerings issued by J.P. Morgan. The settlement represents, on a percentage basis, the largest recovery ever achieved in an MBS purchaser class action.

Fort Worth Emps.’ Ret. Fund v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., No. 1:09-cv-03701 (S.D.N.Y.).

Visa/MasterCard Largest Antitrust Class Action Settlement

Robbins Geller has litigated many of the largest federal and state antitrust cases in the United States. In the recent Visa/MasterCard settlement, a district judge granted the Firm final approval, providing approximately $5.7 billion to class members.

In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litig., No. 05-MD-1720 (E.D.N.Y.).

Countrywide Largest RMBS purchaser class action recovery

This action was the first securities class action case filed against originators and Wall Street banks as a result of the credit crisis. Robbins Geller attorneys secured an unprecedented $500 million settlement for institutional and individual investors.

Luther v. Countrywide Fin. Corp., No. 12-cv-05125 (C.D. Cal.).

Household International Largest Securities Class Action Judgment

As sole lead counsel, Robbins Geller obtained a record-setting judgment on behalf of investors. Since the enactment of the PSLRA in 1995, trials in securities fraud cases have been rare. Only a handful of such cases have gone to verdict since its passage.*

Jaffe v. Household Int’l, Inc., No. 02-C-05893 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 17, 2013)

* Subject to retrial on certain claims.

ENRON Largest Class Action Recovery 

As sole lead counsel, Robbins Geller attorneys recovered more than $7.2 billion for victims of Enron. The Enron settlement is the largest aggregate class action settlement not only in a securities class action, but in class action history.

In re Enron Corp. Sec., 586 F. Supp. 2d 732, 811-12 (S.D. Tex. 2008)

Kinder Morgan Largest corporate takeover recovery

Robbins Geller attorneys challenged a management-led buyout of Kinder Morgan and recovered $200 million for investors.

In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. S’holders Litig., No. 06-C-801 (Kan. Dist. Ct., Shawnee Cty. Nov. 19, 2010)

Motorola $200 Million Recovery

In December 2011, after four hard-fought years of litigation, Robbins Geller obtained a $200 million cash settlement from Motorola. This settlement is the third largest in the history of the Seventh Circuit for a securities class action.

— Silverman v. Motorola, Inc., No. 07 C 4507, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63477, at *5 (N.D. Ill. May 7, 2012) (St. Eve., J.)

UnitedHealth Group Largest options backdating recovery

In addition to a monetary recovery for shareholders exceeding $925 million, Robbins Geller attorneys also caused UnitedHealth to make critical changes to a number of its corporate governance polices.

In re UnitedHealth Grp. Inc. PSLRA Litig., 643 F. Supp. 2d 1094, 1099 (D. Minn. 2009)

WorldCom Largest opt-out securities action recovery 

Robbins Geller’s clients pursued individual, non-class action lawsuits arising out of the financial collapse of WorldCom, Inc. recovering $657 million for its clients.

Alaska Elec. Pension Fund v. CitiGroup, Inc. (In re WorldCom Sec. Litig.), No. 03 Civ. 8269 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 12, 2005)