Matthew I. Alpert

Matthew I. Alpert

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Litigating cases all the way to the Supreme Court exemplifies the Firm’s unwavering dedication to our clients and defrauded investors worldwide.

Overview

Matthew Alpert is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office and focuses on the prosecution of securities fraud litigation. Alpert’s current cases include securities fraud cases against Diplomat Pharmacy (E.D. Mich.), Valeant (D.N.J.), Santander Consumer USA (N.D. Tex.) and Banc of California (C.D. Cal.).

Alpert is part of the litigation team that successfully obtained class certification in a securities fraud class action against Regions Financial, a class certification decision which was substantively affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Local 703, I.B. of T. Grocery & Food Emps. Welfare Fund v. Regions Fin. Corp., 762 F.3d 1248 (11th Cir. 2014). Upon remand, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama granted class certification again, rejecting defendants’ post-Halliburton II arguments concerning stock price impact. 

Some of Alpert’s previous cases include: the individual opt-out actions of the AOL Time Warner class action – Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. Parsons (Cal. Super. Ct., Los Angeles Cty.) and Ohio Pub. Emps. Ret. Sys. v. Parsons (Ohio. Ct. of Common Pleas, Franklin Cty.) (total settlement over $600 million); Local 703, I.B. of T. Grocery & Food Emps. Welfare Fund v. Regions Fin. Corp. (N.D. Ala.) ($90 million settlement); In re MGM Mirage Sec. Litig. (D. Nev.) ($75 million); In re CIT Grp. Inc. Sec. Litig. (S.D.N.Y.) ($75 million settlement); Luna v. Marvell Tech. Grp., Ltd. (N.D. Cal.) ($72.5 million settlement); In re Bridgestone Sec. Litig. (M.D. Tenn.) ($30 million settlement); In re Walter Energy, Inc. Sec. Litig. (N.D. Ala.) ($25 million); City of Hialeah Emps.’ Ret. Sys. & Laborers Pension Trust Fund for N. Cal. v. Toll Bros., Inc. (E.D. Pa.) ($25 million settlement); In re Molycorp, Inc. Sec. Litig. (D. Colo.) ($20.5 million settlement); Batwin v. Occam Networks, Inc. (C.D. Cal.) ($13.9 million settlement); Int’l Bhd. of Elec. Workers Local 697 Pension Fund v. Int’l Game Tech. (D. Nev.) ($12.5 million settlement); Kmiec v. Powerwave Techs. Inc. (C.D. Cal.) ($8.2 million); In re Sunterra Corp. Sec. Litig. (D. Nev.) ($8 million settlement); and Luman v. Anderson (W.D. Mo.) ($4.25 million settlement). 

Alpert has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for the past four years. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his Juris Doctor degree from Washington University, St. Louis. 

Awards

  • Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2015-2018

Practice Areas

Education

  • Washington University, St. Louis, J.D., 2005
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, B.A., 2001, History

Admissions

  • California
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

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