Ongoing Cases


Tony Blank Family Trust v. Trade Street Residential, Inc.
On July 15, 2015, Labaton Sucharow filed an amended class action complaint against the members of Trade Street Residential, Inc.'s Board of Directors.


In re NII Holdings, Inc. Securities Litigation
The court denied the motion to dismiss, noting that "the complaint struck this Court as extremely well written, very detailed, and I, frankly, think even with the heightened pleading standards required in a securities fraud case, that the plaintiffs have met it."


U.S. Treasuries Securities Manipulation Action
22 prominent financial institutions allegedly participated in pervasive collusion


Stichting Volkswagen Investors Claim
Labaton Sucharow LLP, AKD, and Breiteneder Rechtsanwälte Attorneys at Law announce an opportunity to join the Stichting Volkswagen Investors Claim, established in response to Volkswagen’s admission of manipulating emissions test data.


Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)
Filed a securities class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of all those who purchased or otherwise acquired Whole Foods Market securities between August 9, 2013 and July 30, 2015, inclusive.


Volkswagen Consumer Class Action
Labaton Sucharow filed a nationwide consumer class action against Volkswagen concerning the company’s “Clean Diesel” vehicles.


In re Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Securities Litigation
As co-lead counsel, we prevailed on the motion to dismiss and achieved class certification in this high-profile securities class action against Goldman, related to its subprime mortgage scandal.


In re Credit Default Swaps Antitrust Litigation
Nearly $2 billion settlement reached in this credit default swaps antitrust case against the world’s largest banks


In re KBR, Inc. Securities Litigation
We prevailed on a motion to dismiss in this securities class action against construction giant, KBR, Inc.


In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation
Partial settlements totaling more than $2 billion in this financial benchmarking antitrust case


In re Opana ER Antitrust Litigation
Serves as co-lead counsel in this pay-for-delay case involving the pain relief medication Opana ER


In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation
Total settlements in the multidistrict litigation now top more than $1 billion


Keyless Fob Consumer Class Action
Labaton Sucharow Files Consumer Class Action Against Auto Manufacturers of Deadly Keyless Fob Ignition Systems.


Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a securities class action lawsuit against Iconix in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


Edward W. Krippendorf v. United States of America, Office of Personnel Management
A case linked to “the most devastating cyber attack in our nation’s history,” affecting more than 20 million people


In re Pool Products Distribution Market Antitrust Litigation
Labaton Sucharow secures nearly $16 million to date in an attempted monopolization and price-fixing case involving major pool products manufacturers and the largest distributor.


Haverhill Retirement System v. Richard A. Kerley, et al. and The Providence Service Corporation
We serve as co-lead counsel in derivative action relating to a recent acquisition by Providence Service Corporation, alleging an improper financing arrangement by the Providence chairman.


Cummins v. Virtus Investment Partners Inc.
Serving as co-lead counsel in a securities class action against mutual fund company, Virtus Investment Partners, following an SEC investigation of its subadvisor, F-Squared


State-Boston Retirement System v. American Airlines, Inc.
Firm Cites Collusion Resulting in Higher Airfares, Fees, and Reduced Service for Consumers


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.


Claude A. Reese v. John Browne and Robert A. Malone (BP p.l.c.- Prudhoe Bay)
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."


In re BP p.l.c. Securities Litigation (BP p.l.c.- Deepwater Horizon)
Serving as counsel to several major U.S. public pension funds in individual securities actions against oil giant, BP, relating to the largest marine oil drilling disaster in history


Weston v. RCS Capital Corporation
On March 31, 2015, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in this securities class action against RCS Capital Corporation (RCAP), a New-York based financial services firm.


Solazyme, Inc.
Labaton Sucharow filed a securities class action complaint on June 24, 2015 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.


City of Hialeah Employees' Retirement System v. Genworth Financial, Inc.
Survived motion to dismiss in this securities litigation alleging that Genworth concealed poor market conditions in the months leading up to a planned IPO of its Australian MI unit, and failed to tell shareholders about significant loan delinquencies stemming from the deteriorating economic conditions


Sandhaus v. Bayer Corp., et al.
Secured largest consumer recovery in Kansas from a pay-for-delay case


In re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation
On October 22, 2014, Labaton Sucharow filed a class action lawsuit against major capacitor manufacturers for allegedly engaging in a multi-year conspiracy to fix, raise, maintain, and/or stabilize the prices of capacitors sold in the United States.


In re Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation
Filed the first nationwide consumer class action involving defective airbags against Takata Corporation


Saipem (Italy)
Labaton Sucharow represents clients as liaison counsel in a proposed action against Saipem S.p.A. (Saipem), an Italian oil and gas industry contractor.


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.


In re Petrobras Securities Litigation
Serves as counsel for bond purchasers in this high-profile securities class action against Brazilian multinational energy corporation, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras)


In re Facebook, Inc., IPO Securities and Derivative Litigation
Serves as co-lead counsel in this securities class action against Facebook, relating to its IPO- one of the largest for a technology company in history


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.


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).


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
The Firm filed a securities class action complaint on behalf of persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of IBM.


In re Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Securities Litigation
As sole lead counsel, we prevailed on motion to dismiss.


In re Platinum and Palladium Antitrust Litigation (Modern Settings LLC v. BASF Metals Limited)
Serves as co-lead counsel in the first nationwide class action alleging massive platinum and palladium price-fixing conspiracy


In re Celebrex (Celecoxib) Antitrust Litigation
Serves as class counsel in this antitrust case against Pfizer and its subsidiaries, GD Searle and Pfizer Asia Pacific, involving the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug Celebrex


Royal Imtech (Netherlands)
Serving as liaison counsel in this action against Royal Imtech N.V. (Imtech), a provider of technical services inside and outside Europe.


OZ Minerals (Australia)
Serving as liaison counsel on behalf of former Zinifex Limited shareholders in this action against OZ Minerals


Treasury Wines (Australia)
Serving as liaison counsel in this Australian action against Treasury Wine Estates Limited (TWE), a wine producer and supplier in Australia, the United States, and other world markets.


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


In re Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., Securities Litigation
Prevailed on motion to dismiss in this securities class action involving Nu Skin's business conduct in China


Howard v. Liquidity Services Inc.
On October 14, 2014, Labaton Sucharow was appointed co-lead counsel in this securities class action against Liquidity Services, Inc. (Liquidity Services).


Xarelto Products Liability Litigation
Alleging extremely adverse effects and risks in the blood thinner Xarelto


In re Vocera Communications, Inc. Securities Litigation
The Firm's Investigative Team secures a significant victory for plaintiffs.


In re Commodity Exchange Inc. Gold Futures and Options Antitrust Litigation (Markun v. Bank of Nova Scotia)
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.


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.


Lloyds Banking Group PLC (UK)
Labaton Sucharow represents clients as liaison counsel in a proposed action against Lloyds Banking Group PLC (Lloyds), a British banking and financial services company.


Vivendi Universal (France)
We serve as liaison counsel in this French action against Vivendi Universal, a multinational mass media company


Olympus (Japan)
We serve as liaison counsel in this Japanese action against consumer electronics company, Olympus, alleging accounting fraud


In re Conn's, Inc. Securities Litigation
On October 29, 2014, Labaton Sucharow filed a Second Amended Complaint (SAC) in Conn's.


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.


Fortis SA/NV (Belgium)
We serve as liaison counsel in this Belgian securities action against Dutch/Belgian bank/insurer Fortis


Greater Pennsylvania Carpenters' Pension Fund v. Charles Giancarlo and Imperva, Inc.
On June 27, 2014, we filed a complaint on behalf of Greater Pennsylvania Carpenters' Pension Fund in a stockholder derivative action against the officers and directors of Imperva, Inc., a data security provider.


In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
Plaintiffs defeat motion to dismiss in pay-for-delay case against Lidoderm.


In re Amgen Inc. Securities Litigation
Labaton Sucharow helps secure Supreme Court victory for shareholders in action against biotech giant Amgen Inc.


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.


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.).


ISDAFIX Price-Fixing Litigation (Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America)
We filed a class action alleging manipulation of the extremely large interest rate derivatives market.


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


California State Teachers' Retirement System v. Alvarez (Wal-Mart Derivative Litigation)
We filed a shareholder derivative suit in connection to Wal-Mart's violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.


Cambridge Retirement System v. Slavko James Joseph Bosnjak (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.


HSH Nordbank AG v. UBS, et al.
An RMBS action against UBS


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).


Bank Hapoalim v. Morgan Stanley et al.
A case in connection with the issuance of sub-prime residential mortgage-backed securities


In re Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. Securities Litigation
On January 29, 2013, Labaton Sucharow, as co-lead counsel, filed an Amended Complaint on behalf of injured investors against wireless solutions provider, Ubiquiti, Inc.


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.


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.


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