Labaton Sucharow named to The National Law Journal ’s Midsize Hot List

NEW YORK (May 23, 2016) — Labaton Sucharow LLP announced today that the Firm was named to The National Law Journal's annual Midsize Hot List, which recognizes law firms with between 51 and 150 attorneys that have “used their creativity and skill to stay competitive in courtrooms and at deal tables across the United States.” Holding their own, often against much larger firms, the Firm was one of 20 selected in which charting winning courses in high-stakes matters leading to key victories in 2015. According the NLJ, “Above all, these firms embody lawyering at its essence—working hard to understand and serve their clients' needs.”

The National Law Journal highlighted several of the Firm’s “most groundbreaking shareholder class actions last year,” which included a $170 million settlement with lending giant Fannie Mae, $157.5 million derivative settlement with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., and a $120 million settlement against Weatherford International. Also noted was the Firm’s work in creating a Dutch foundation for the purpose of reaching a settlement on behalf of Volkswagen investors following the carmaker’s admission that it had in fact equipped its “clean diesel” cars with emissions cheating software.