The Right Choice
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (“Robbins Geller” or the “Firm”) specializes in complex litigation emphasizing securities, corporate mergers and acquisitions, shareholder derivative, whistleblower, antitrust, consumer, insurance, health care, human rights and employment discrimination class actions. The Firm’s unparalleled experience and capabilities in these fields are based on the talents of its attorneys, who have successfully prosecuted thousands of class action lawsuits.
The Firm is widely recognized as a leading law firm worldwide. Judges have described Robbins Geller as one of the most formidable securities law firms in the country. With 200 lawyers in 10 offices nationwide, the Firm has the resources, experience and tenacity to achieve superior results.
Robbins Geller attorneys have shaped the law in the area of securities litigation and shareholder rights, and have recovered tens of billions of dollars on behalf of the Firm’s clients. Robbins Geller’s record of success includes some of the largest recoveries in history:
- Largest securities class action recovery: $7.2 billion (Enron)
- Largest antitrust class action settlement: $5.7 billion (Visa/MasterCard)
- Largest securities class action recovery following a trial: $1.575 billion (HSBC Finance Corp.)
- Largest stock option backdating recovery: $925 million (UnitedHealth Group)
- Largest opt-out (non-class) securities action recovery: $657 million (WorldCom)
- Largest RMBS purchaser class action recovery: $500 million (Countrywide)
- Largest merger & acquisition recovery: $200 million (Kinder Morgan)
The Firm’s attorneys have obtained several of the top 25 securities class action recoveries in which a single law firm served as lead counsel. For the second year in a row, Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) ranked Robbins Geller first among all securities class action firms in its SCAS Top 50 Report. ISS found that in 2015, the Firm recovered more than $1.5 billion for investors, or 50% more than any other law firm. The Report also cites the top five law firms based on the number of 2015 settlements, and Robbins Geller again ranked first in both the total amount recovered for investors and number of shareholder class action recoveries.
The depth and breadth of the Firm’s resources are extensive, permitting the Firm to achieve exceptional results. With hundreds of highly skilled attorneys and employees, including forensic accountants, economists, damage analysts, investigators, paralegals, database programmers and computer security experts, Robbins Geller is able to give the highest level of attention and professionalism to each case and client.
Robbins Geller has the skill and experience to litigate even the most complex and demanding cases. As sole lead counsel in cases such as Enron, Household International and UnitedHealth, the Firm was able to litigate independently and successfully. The Firm’s securities team includes dozens of former federal and state prosecutors and trial attorneys, and a top-tier appellate group whose collective work has established numerous legal precedents beneficial to investors.
Robbins Geller has been trusted to represent more institutional investors in securities and corporate litigation than any other law firm in the United States. The Firm advises hundreds of institutional investors, including public and multi-employer pension funds, fund managers, banks and insurance companies with more than $2 trillion in assets. To help monitor and protect these funds, Robbins Geller created the Portfolio Monitoring Program® to detect and protect against fraud. This monitoring program is performed by an exclusive in-house team of two dozen analysts, accountants, and other professionals providing comprehensive monitoring of securities, bonds, and other investments.
Robbins Geller has a long history of achieving record-breaking recoveries and precedent-setting decisions for defrauded shareholders and consumers. The Firm also works hard to enforce corporate governance changes, helping to improve the financial markets for investors worldwide.
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