Monday, January 4, 2016

Labaton Sucharow Promotes Carol C. Villegas to Partner

NEW YORK (January 4, 2016) – Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that Carol C. Villegas has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2016. Villegas was previously of counsel at the Firm.

Villegas prosecutes complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors. Currently, she is prosecuting In re Intuitive Surgical Securities Litigation, Hatamian v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., and In re Vocera Communications, Inc. Securities Litigation.

Recently, Villegas played a pivotal role in securing a favorable settlement for investors in In re Aeropostale Securities Litigation ($15 million) and In re ViroPharma Inc. Securities Litigation ($8 million). A member of the Executive Council for the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Women in the Law, she also plays an active role in the Firm’s Women’s Initiative.