Notable experience in bringing high-value actions on behalf of financial institutions and institutional investors
Zealous advocate for clients…they set the tone of strong advocacy that is balanced with true assessments of the risks that clients face in litigation
Clearly living up to its stated mission 'reputation matters'...consistently earning mention as a respected litigation-focused firm fighting for the rights of institutional investors
Definitely at the top of their field on the plaintiffs' side
Lauding the Firm’s efforts that have “yielded in substantial recoveries,” Law360 touched successful cases including those against Fannie Mae, CVS, and Freeport-McMoRan, among others.
Known for thoroughly investigating claims and conducting due diligence before filing suit, and for fighting defendants tooth and nail in court
Ed has been our leader and moral compass for nearly 40 years. - Lawrence A. Sucharow, Chairman
Has the ability to find the human dimension in every aspect of the business of law...whose leadership in helping to craft his firm's litigation and settlement strategies has contributed to roughly $2 billion in recoveries
A lawyer’s lawyer and a dean of the plaintiffs bar
Novel negotiation strategies and rigorous research helped investors secure deals with major players including the $295 million Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. settlement and the $725 million American International Group Inc. deal.
If [companies] are going to engage in fraudulent conduct, we're going to be there and hold them accountable.
He's a very thoughtful antitrust practitioner first and a plaintiffs attorney second. He's not someone who's merely in it to play the game of litigation. He really understands the issues and is very thoughtful on them.
The Labaton Sucharow senior partner was able to squeeze $600 million from the collapsed lender in the settlement of a securities class action led by his clients, a group of New York pension funds...the largest to arise from the subprime crisis.
Ultimately, Labaton and the other firms inked a $110 million settlement in September, pending approval, to resolve the case, one of the largest shareholder settlements to come out of Delaware in recent memory.
A fabulous win for lead plaintiffs' counsel Mark Arisohn of Labaton Sucharow...proved adept at telling the story of alleged fraud....a master analogist at trial
"While [$110 million] is a small percentage of the offering price, it's still a large amount of money and the largest in any third-party deal," added Schochet. "That, combined with the Chancellor's rebuke, does provide deterrence going forward."
While I am extremely honored to be included in the 2012 class of Legal Rebels, this honor really belongs to the entire Whistleblower Representation team. I feel very fortunate to be able to work with such dedicated and talented professionals.