Robbins Geller Partner Michael J. Dowd Named as One of America’s “Best Lawyers” for 2015
The Best Lawyers In America® guide, a national legal periodical considered the “oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession” has named Robbins Geller partner Michael J. Dowd to its 2015 edition in the fields of Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs. Being included in this list is “widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.”
Mr. Dowd is a founding partner of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP and is responsible for prosecuting complex securities cases and has obtained significant recoveries for investors in cases such as AOL Time Warner, UnitedHealth, WorldCom, Qwest, Vesta, U.S. West and Safeskin. Mr. Dowd served as lead trial counsel in Jaffe v. Household International in the Northern District of Illinois, which resulted last year in a judgment of $2.46 billion in favor of members of the shareholder class. He also served as the lead trial lawyer in In re AT&T Corp. Sec. Litig., which was tried in the District of New Jersey and settled after only two weeks of trial for $100 million.
Regarded by both the legal profession and the public as one of the definitive guides to legal excellence in the United States, Best Lawyers is a compilation of outstanding attorneys selected during a national survey involving more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations. The publication’s ratings are designed to capture the professional opinions of lawyers regarding their peers.
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