Steven M. Jodlowski
“No firm can match Robbins Geller’s commitment to protect the interests of consumers, investors and shareholders.”
Steve Jodlowski has handled a wide variety of cases involving antitrust violations, securities fraud, consumer fraud, corporate governance, employment, and complex insurance class action litigation, with recoveries exceeding $1 billion.
Steve Jodlowski is a partner in the Firm’s San Diego office. He has successfully prosecuted numerous RICO cases involving the fraudulent and deceptive sale of deferred annuities to senior citizens. These cases resulted in the recovery of more than $600 million in benefits for policyholders, including Negrete v. Allianz Life Ins. Co. of N. Am. (estimated settlement value of $250 million), In re Nat’l W. Life Ins. Deferred Annuities Litig.(estimated settlement value of $21.02 million), In re Midland Nat’l Life Ins. Co. Annuity Sales Practices Litig. (estimated settlement value of $79.538 million), Negrete v. Fidelity & Guar. Life Ins. Co. (estimated settlement value of $52.7 million), and In re Am. Equity Annuity Practices & Sales Litig. (estimated settlement value of $129 million). In Liberty Mutual Overtime Cases, Jodlowski helped secure $65 million for a class of current and former insurance claims adjusters in California. Jodlowski was recognized for his work in Negrete v. Allianz Life Ins. Co. of N. Am. and named as a finalist for Consumer Attorneys of California’s Attorney of the Year Award for 2015.
Jodlowski has also represented institutional and individual shareholders in corporate takeover actions in state and federal court. He has handled pre- and post-merger litigation stemming from the acquisition of publicly listed companies in the biotechnology, oil and gas, information technology, specialty retail, electrical, banking, finance and real estate industries, among others.
In addition, Jodlowski handles securities and antitrust actions. His recent work includes Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC, which resulted in the recovery of $590 million on behalf of shareholders, the ISDAfix Benchmark litigation, In re LIBOR-Based Fin. Instruments Antitrust Litig., and In re Treasuries Sec. Auction Antitrust Litig. Jodlowski was part of the trial team in an antitrust monopolization case against a multinational computer and software company.
Jodlowski received a Bachelor of Management degree in Information Systems from the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law. While in law school Jodlowski was a clerk at the Firm and joined Robbins Geller after graduating.
- Panelist: “Overview of a Class Action Lawsuit,” ABA 40th Annual TIPS Mid-Winter Symposium on Insurance and Employee Benefits, Austin, TX (Jan. 2014)
Honors & Awards
- Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2015-2017
- CAOC Consumer Attorney of the Year Award Finalist, 2015
California Western School of Law, 2005, J.D., cum laude
University of Central Oklahoma, B.B.A., 2002
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
- United States District Court for the District of Colorado
- January 20, 2017
- September 19, 2016
- Robbins Geller Obtains Settlement in Employment Class-Action Seeking Recovery of Unpaid Overtime Compensation and PenaltiesMay 29, 2014
Awards & Recognition
- Third Quarter 2014