Robbins Geller Attorneys Named Northern California Ones to Watch and Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers®

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October 22, 2020

Best Lawyers® announced Robbins Geller partners Willow E. Radcliffe and Aelish Marie Baig as Ones to Watch for 2021. The publication also named Dennis J. Herman as a Northern California Best Lawyer for 2021.

Based in San Francisco, Willow and Aelish were both recognized by the publication as “extraordinary lawyers.” Willow’s practice is focused on securities class action litigation in federal court. She has been significantly involved in the prosecution of numerous securities fraud claims, including actions filed against Pfizer, Inc. ($400 million recovery), Flowserve Corp. ($55 million recovery), and NorthWestern Corp. ($40 million recovery). Aelish specializes in federal securities and consumer class actions. She has litigated a number of cases through jury trial, resulting in multi-million-dollar awards and settlements for her clients, and has prosecuted securities fraud, consumer, and derivative actions obtaining millions of dollars in recoveries. She is presently leading the effort on behalf of municipalities around the United States in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation.

Also in the San Francisco office, Dennis has been named a Northern California Best Lawyer for four consecutive years. He focuses on securities class actions and has led or been involved in prosecuting numerous securities fraud claims resulting in substantial recoveries for wronged investors and include settled actions against Massey Energy Co. ($265 million), Coca-Cola Company ($137 million), VeriSign Corp. ($78 million), and Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. ($65 million). Dennis is currently litigating Stoyas v. Toshiba Corp., which alleges that Toshiba committed accounting fraud by misrepresenting its financial condition to investors.

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