Labaton Recognized as One of Nation’s Top Plaintiffs Firms by The Legal 500 for 12th Consecutive Year
NEW YORK (May 30, 2018) – Labaton Sucharow has once again been recognized by the The Legal 500 United States, earning high marks in the Securities Litigation: Plaintiff, M&A Litigation: Plaintiff, and Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Plaintiff categories.
The Firm was ranked tier 1 in Securities Litigation: Plaintiff for providing “prompt, responsive and highly informative counsel.” For the 9th consecutive year the guide recognized Thomas Dubbs as a Leading Lawyer in the field, noting his work alongside Chris Keller on the Goldman Sachs CDO case. The guide also highlighted the Firm’s work in the Barrick Gold and AMD cases and recommended Lawrence Sucharow, Jonathan Gardner and Carol Villegas, who was also named a Next Generation Lawyer.
The guide ranked the Firm in tier 2 for M&A Litigation: Plaintiff, noting that the team has “a very selective approach to cases.” Leading Lawyer Ned Weinberger was described as “an aggressive young lawyer who is very bright and really knows the law.” The Firm’s work on the Haverhill Retirement System, Tesla Motors and Straight Path Communications litigations were highlighted, and Ira Schochet was recommended.
Recognized as a “player in the plaintiffs’ bar,” the Firm earned a tier 3 ranking in Antitrust Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Plaintiff. Greg Asciolla was named a Next Generation Lawyer and Jay Himes was praised as
“an excellent, versatile antitrust lawyer.” Christopher McDonald and Karin Garvey were also named as notable practitioners on the team. The firm’s ongoing work in the Securities Auction Antitrust Litigation and the Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation were acknowledged.