Ongoing Cases

10/20/2014

Haverhill Retirement System v. Asali
Labaton Sucharow filed a complaint on behalf of Haverhill Retirement System in an action against the board of directors of Harbinger Group Inc. (HGI) and various other defendants.

10/15/2014

In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation
In November 2006, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in this lawsuit filed on behalf of a proposed class of Plaintiffs who purchased airfreight shipping services directly from Defendants, certain major domestic and international air cargo carriers.

10/06/2014

In re Celestica Inc. Securities Litigation
As counsel for representatives of the certified class, Labaton Sucharow prevailed on summary judgment.

10/06/2014

In re NII Holdings, Inc. Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in the securities fraud case and was the first firm to file the securities class action complaint against the defendant, NII Holdings, Inc.

09/30/2014

Millennial Media, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a securities class action complaint on September 30, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the S.D.N.Y. on behalf of all persons or entities who, between March 28, 2012 and May 7, 2014, purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Millennial Media, Inc.

09/24/2014

Kalika v. Weight Watchers International, Inc.
On May 20, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel for the class in this securities class action against Weight Watchers International, Inc.

09/24/2014

City of Hialeah Employees’ Retirement System v. Genworth Financial, Inc.
On July 28, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in this securities class action against Genworth Financial, Inc. (Genworth).

09/24/2014

In re Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Securities Litigation
Co-lead counsel for lead plaintiff alleging claims for securities fraud based on material omissions that Goldman made in connection with the Abacus, Hudson, Anderson and Timberwolf I CDO transactions. Plaintiffs also plead scienter with respect to the individual Goldman Sachs defendants.

09/23/2014

In re Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Securities Litigation
On March 20, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed sole lead counsel in this securities class action against Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Spectrum).

09/05/2014

In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow is liaison counsel for lead plaintiffs Union Asset Management Holding AG and LRI Invest S.A., in In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation, No. 13-cv-03581(S.D.N.Y.).

09/05/2014

In re North Sea Brent Crude Oil Futures Litigation
Labaton Sucharow takes on the world’s energy giants in this commodities manipulation case.

09/05/2014

Sandhaus v. Bayer Corp., et al.
Labaton Sucharow challenges Big Pharma in this pay-for-delay case.

09/04/2014

City of Providence, Rhode Island v. BATS Global Markets, Inc.
On July 3, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in a landmark securities class action case involving allegations of market manipulation via high frequency trading (HFT).

08/27/2014

In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
Labaton Sucharow challenges pay-for-delay agreement for Lidoderm®.

08/27/2014

In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation
Labaton Sucharow has filed two complaints, on behalf of State-Boston Retirement Systems and Newport News Employees’ Retirement Fund, concerning alleged anticompetitive conduct in the foreign currency exchange (FX) market. The complaints were filed on January 24, 2014 and February 5, 2014, respectively.

08/22/2014

In re Intuitive Surgical Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow acts as lead counsel for the lead plaintiff in this matter, in which we successfully defeated the motion to dismiss.

07/30/2014

In re Vocera Communications, Inc. Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow filed a complaint on behalf of Arkansas Teacher Retirement System and Baltimore County Retirement System (together, the Retirement Systems) in a securities action against Vocera Communications, Inc. (Vocera). On November 7, 2013, the Retirement Systems were appointed lead plaintiff and Labaton Sucharow is the court-appointed lead counsel.

07/16/2014

Norfolk County Retirement System v. Aaron’s, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow obtains a favorable outcome on behalf of lead plaintiff in a derivative action against the board of directors of Aaron’s, Inc.

07/14/2014

Cambridge Retirement System v. Slavko James Joseph Bosnjak, et al. (Unilife Derivative Litigation)
After investigating the director compensation practices of Unilife Corporation (Unilife), on December 20, 2013, Labaton Sucharow filed a derivative complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery on behalf of Cambridge Retirement System.

07/14/2014

In re Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Derivative Litigation
The Firm represents shareholders in a suit against the board of directors of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. in connection with two acquisitions made by Freeport in early 2013 totaling approximately $20 billion.

07/14/2014

In re Walgreen Co. Derivative Litigation
The Firm represents shareholders in a suit on behalf of the company against the board of directors of Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) in connection with an $80 million settlement with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the largest in that agency’s history.

07/14/2014

California State Teachers' Retirement System v. Alvarez (Wal-Mart Derivative Litigation)
When details of Wal-Mart’s apparent violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act emerged, we filed a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System asserting that the company's board and management breached their duties to shareholders.

07/07/2014

State-Boston Retirement System v. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.
On May 1, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed sole lead counsel in the securities fraud case against Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc (Nu Skin).

07/02/2014

Ortuza v. Francesca’s Holdings Corp.
On December 19, 2013, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in the securities class action against Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (Francesca’s).

07/02/2014

In re ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Securities Litigation
On January 9, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in the securities class action involving ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

07/02/2014

In re Health Management Associates, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow has filed a complaint on behalf of lead plaintiffs Norfolk County and New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund and the Operating Engineers Trust Fund against the privately owned hospital chain, Health Management Associates (HMA).

07/02/2014

Hatamian v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
On April 7, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed as co-lead counsel for lead plaintiffs in the securities class action against Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). Lead plaintiffs allege that AMD made false and misleading statements, and concealed material facts regarding the commercial success of its Llano APU computer processor.

06/23/2014

In re Aggrenox Antitrust Litigation
Labaton Sucharow challenges pay-for-delay agreement for Aggrenox®.

06/17/2014

Van Noppen v. Innerworkings, Inc.
On May 9, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed lead counsel in the securities litigation against InnerWorkings, Inc.

06/13/2014

In re Pool Products Distribution Market Antitrust Litigation
On June 6, 2014, Labaton Sucharow reached a $6.5 million settlement with one of the defendants (pending court approval).

05/16/2014

ViroPharma Inc. Securities Litigation
On August 10, 2012, Labaton Sucharow was appointed lead counsel and Carpenters’ Local 27 Benefit Trust Funds (“Carpenters”) was appointed lead plaintiff in a class action against ViroPharma Incorporated (“ViroPharma”) and certain of its senior executives. The case is pending before the Honorable John R. Padova in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

05/05/2014

Conn’s, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a securities class action complaint on May 5, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of persons who, between April 3, 2013 and February 19, 2014, inclusive, purchased or otherwise acquired Conn’s, Inc. (“Conn’s) common stock and/or call options, or sold/wrote Conn’s put options.

04/25/2014

In re Facebook, Inc., IPO Securities and Derivative Litigation
On December 6, 2012, the court appointed Labaton Sucharow as co-lead counsel for lead plaintiffs North Carolina Department of State Treasurer (on behalf of the North Carolina Retirement Systems), Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association, and Banyan Capital Master Fund Ltd. in a securities class action styled In re Facebook, Inc., IPO Securities and Derivative Litigation, No. 1:12-md-02389-RWS (S.D.N.Y.).

04/23/2014

Freedman v. Weatherford International, Ltd.
On September 14, 2012, Labaton Sucharow filed the Amended Class Action Complaint on behalf of plaintiffs in the securities class action against Weatherford International, Ltd. (Weatherford).

04/23/2014

In re Credit Default Swaps Antitrust Litigation
Labaton Sucharow is no stranger to Wall Street banks. Alongside with its securities practice, the Firm is not afraid to take on the big banks in antitrust actions involving complex financial derivative products.

04/22/2014

Medoff v. CVS Caremark Corporation et al.
In March 2007, CVS, the nation's largest pharmacy chain, and Caremark, the nation's second largest Prescription Benefits Manager (PBM), announced a historic merger.

04/16/2014

Markun v. Bank of Nova Scotia, et al.
On April 10, 2014, Labaton Sucharow filed a class action complaint against five of the largest gold dealers for their alleged manipulation of key benchmarks for the global gold market, known as the London Fixings.

04/15/2014

State-Boston Retirement System v. Wildrick et al.
On January 29, 2014, Labaton Sucharow filed a Verified Class Action Complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery on behalf of its client, State-Boston Retirement System, and the class of shareholders of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.

03/14/2014

Norfolk County Retirement System v. Tempur-Pedic International Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a complaint on behalf of lead plaintiff in the securities class action involving Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. (Tempur-Pedic).

03/12/2014

In re Netflix, Inc. Securities Litigation
On June 26, 2012, Labaton Sucharow filed a Consolidated Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud against Netflix, Inc., Reed Hastings (CEO), David Wells (current CFO) and Barry McCarthy (former CFO) on behalf of lead plaintiffs. Labaton Sucharow is the court-appointed lead counsel for the lead plaintiffs.

03/12/2014

McClure v. Morgan Stanley et al.
In this securities case, allegations include that Morgan Stanley understated the fair value decline of its position in the subprime mortgage market.

02/19/2014

In re Yum! Brands, Inc. Securities Litigation
On August 5, 2013, as co-lead counsel, Labaton Sucharow filed a Class Action Complaint on behalf of lead plaintiff and class members who purchased or acquired Yum! Brands’ publicly traded securities between February 6, 2012 and February 4, 2013.

02/14/2014

Claude A. Reese v. John Browne and Robert A. Malone (British Petroleum)
The securities fraud case against BP is revived after the Ninth Circuit’s ruling. The case continues before the district court where the allegations are to “be tested on the merits.”

12/02/2013

Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a securities class action complaint on December 3, 2013 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of persons who, between December 12, 2011 and October 8, 2013, inclusive, purchased, otherwise acquired, or contracted to acquire the securities of Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Ariad”).

10/23/2013

In re 2008 Fannie Mae Securities Litigation
On March 9, 2009, the court appointed the State-Boston Retirement Board and the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board as Co-Lead Plaintiffs to represent the class of common shareholders in In re Fannie Mae 2008 Securities Litigation, 08-cv-7831 (S.D.N.Y.), and approved Boston’s selection of Labaton Sucharow and PRIM’s selection of Berman DeValerio as Co-Lead Counsel.

02/27/2013

In re Amgen Inc. Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow Helps Secure Supreme Court Victory for Shareholders in Action Against Biotech Giant Amgen Inc.

09/11/2012

In Re Phoenix Leasing Limited Partnership Litigation
On September 11, 2012, the Honorable Lynn Duryee of the Superior Court of the State of California granted preliminary approval to the proposed sale of a Class asset, as memorialized in the Agreement for the Sale and Assignment of Claim Against Reliance Insurance Company, in Liquidation, dated July 16, 2012, as amended, (the “Agreement”) in the certified class action In re Phoenix Leasing Limited Partnership Litigation, No. 173739.

09/01/2011

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. State Street Corp.
Labaton Sucharow represents the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System ("ATRS") in a class action against State Street Corporation and certain affiliated entities asserting violations of the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act, Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 93A, and common law claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligent misrepresentation. The case is pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts before Chief Judge Mark L. Wolf.

07/05/2011

In re Optiver Commodities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow is co-lead counsel in this lawsuit filed on behalf of a class of plaintiffs who traded light sweet crude oil, heating oil, and gasoline futures contracts at manipulated prices.

05/27/2010

In re Kingate Management Limited Litigation
On January 22, 2010, Labaton Sucharow, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC were appointed interim co-lead counsel on behalf of investors in Kingate Global Fund, Ltd. and Kingate Euro Fund, Ltd. (collectively, “the Funds”), which channeled billions of dollars into the fraudulent operations of  Bernard L. Madoff (“Madoff”). 

 

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