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Mario Alba is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Melville office. He is a member of the Firm’s Institutional Outreach Team, which provides advice to the Firm’s institutional clients, including numerous public pension systems and Taft-Hartley funds throughout the United States, and consults with them on issues relating to corporate fraud in the U.S. securities markets, as well as corporate governance issues and shareholder litigation. Some of Mario’s institutional clients are currently involved in securities cases involving: Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc.; Reckitt Benckiser Group plc; Livent Corporation; Ryanair Holdings plc; Southwest Airlines Co.; Green Dot Corporation; and XPO Logistics, Inc. Mario’s institutional clients are/were also involved in other types of class actions, namely: In re National Prescription Opiate Litigation, In re Epipen (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Marketing, Sales Practices and Antitrust Litigation ($345 million partial settlement achieved a few months prior to trial; additional $264 million settlement pending approval), Forth v. Walgreen Co., and In re Humira (Adalimumab) Antitrust Litigation.
Mario has served as lead counsel in numerous cases and is responsible for initiating, investigating, researching, and filing securities and consumer fraud class actions. He has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in numerous actions, including cases against BHP Billiton Limited ($50 million recovery), BRF S.A. ($40 million recovery), L3 Technologies, Inc. ($34.5 million recovery), Impax Laboratories Inc. ($33 million recovery); Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($18.25 million recovery); NBTY, Inc. ($16 million recovery), OSI Pharmaceuticals ($9 million recovery), Advisory Board Company ($7.5 million recovery), Iconix Brand Group, Inc. ($6 million recovery), and PXRe Group, Ltd. ($5.9 million).
Mario has lectured at numerous institutional investor conferences throughout the United States on various shareholder issues, including at the Opal Public Funds Summit, Koried Plan Sponsor Educational Institute, Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees (GAPPT) Annual Conference, Illinois Public Pension Fund Association, the New York State Teamsters Conference, the American Alliance Conference, and the TEXPERS/IPPFA Joint Conference at the New York Stock Exchange, among others.
Mario has been named a Super Lawyer and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine numerous times. He graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, with distinction. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law. While in law school he was selected to participate in the Hofstra Moot Court Seminar and was an active member of the Student Bar Association. During his summers between law school, Mario clerked at the Firm, investigating and researching potential securities class actions and antitrust lawsuits.
- Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2022
- Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012-2013, 2016-2017
- Institutional Investor Services
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2002
- Selected to participate in the Hofstra Moot Court Seminar
- Active member of the Student Bar Association
St. John’s University, B.S.,1999, Finance, with distinction
- Dean’s List during three of his four years of attendance
- New York
- United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin