Alfred L. Fatale III



Alfred L. Fatale III focuses on prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.

Alfred represents investors in cases related to the protection of the financial markets in trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Currently, he represents investors in In re CPI Card Group Inc., Securities Litigation, a class action brought by an individual retail investor against a debit and credit card manufacturer that allegedly misrepresented demand for its products prior to the company’s $172.5 million IPO. Alfred has a key role in prosecuting In re Aaron’s, Inc. Securities Litigation, a case alleging that the defendant rent-to-own business failed to disclose that its underwriting and delinquency tracking software were not working properly during the class period, and In re Tempur Sealy International Inc. Securities Litigation, a case based upon the defendants’ alleged failure to disclose the imminent termination of a contract with their largest customer. His is also currently engaged in litigated appeals in In re Eros International Securities Litigation and Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System v. Xerox Corporation.

Alfred is also actively involved in Murphy v. Precision Castparts Corp., a case against a major aerospace parts manufacturer that allegedly misled investors about its market share and demand for its products, and Boston Retirement System v. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a class action arising from the company’s conduct in connection with sales of Soliris – a drug that costs between $500,000 and $700,000 a year.

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Alfred was an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where he advised and represented financial institutions, investors, officers, and directors in a broad range of complex disputes and litigations including cases involving violations of federal securities law and business torts.

Alfred earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School, where he was a member of the Cornell Law Review, as well as the Moot Court Board. He also served as a judicial extern under the Honorable Robert C. Mulvey. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Montclair State University.

Alfred is an active member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers' Association, and New York City Bar Association. In particular, he serves as a member of City Bar’s Financial Reporting Committee, which seeks to enhance the integrity of financial reporting systems, and the State Bar’s Membership Committee, which focuses on building a diverse and inclusive membership in the Association.


Cornell Law School
J.D., 2007

Montclair State University
B.A., summa cum laude, 2004


2008, New York

U.S. Court of Appeals
2011, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court
2009, Southern District of New York
2009, Eastern District of New York