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Securities Litigation

The following is a representative sample of the complex securities claims which Zwerling Schachter has litigated:

Zwerling Schachter has acted or is presently acting as a lead counsel or as a member of an executive committee for plaintiffs in many securities related lawsuits, including:  In re WebMD Health Corp. Securities Litigation, No. 11 Civ. 5382 (S.D.N.Y.) (JFK); Toomey v. Hofhines, No. 1:09-cv-613-S-EJL-MHW (D. Idaho); McCoy, et al. v. Cullum & Burks Securities, Inc., et al., C.D. Cal., Civ. No. 8:09-CV-01084-DOC (RNBx) (“Medical Capital Holding, Inc. Securities Litigation”); Billitteri v. Securities America, Inc., et al., N.D. Tex., Civ. No. 3:09-CV-01568-F ("Provident Royalties Litigation"); Anwar v. Fairfield Greenwich Limited, S.D.N.Y., Master File No. 09-cv-118 (VM) and In re Santander Optimal Securities Litigation, S.D. Fla., Case No. 1:09-cv-20215-PCH, both of which seek recovery on behalf of investors in “feeder funds” that in turn invested with Bernard L. Madoff Securities, LLC.; In re Citigroup Auction Rate Securities Litigation, S.D.N.Y., Civ. No. 1:08-CV-3139 (LTS); In re NYMEX Holdings Shareholder Litigation, Del. Ch. Ct., C.A. No. 3621 (VCN); In re Vonage Initial Public Offering (IPO) Securities Litigation, D.N.J., Civ. No. 07-177 (FLW);  In re BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust Securities Litigation, W.D. Wash., No. C06-1505 MJP; Diana Allen Life Insurance Trust v. BP plc, et al., S.D.N.Y., Civ. No. 06-14209 (PJC); In re First BanCorp Securities Litigation, D.P.R., Civ. No. 3:05-cv-02148-PG; Fox v. Levis, et al., S.D.N.Y., No. MD C 06-1506 (RO); In re Silicon Image, Inc. Securities Litigation, N.D. Cal., Master File No. C 05-00456 (MMC); In re: Old Banc One Shareholders Securities Litigation, N.D. Ill., Civ. No. 00C2100; In re Networks Associates Derivative Litigation, Sup. Ct. Cal., Santa Clara Co., CV 781854; In re Telxon Corporation Securities Litigation, N.D. Ohio, 5:98-CV-2876; Hayman v. PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, N.D. Ohio, 01-CV-1078; In re Corrections Corporation Shareholder Litigation, Tennessee Chancery Ct.,  Master File No. 98-1257-iii; In re Adaptec Inc. Derivative Litigation, Sup. Ct. Cal., Santa Clara Co., CV 772590; In re Pacific Scientific Securities Litigation, C.D. Cal., No. SACV-96-1106-LHM(EEx); Kaplan v. Prins Recycling Corp., D.N.J., 96 Civ. 2444; In re Health Management Inc. Securities Litigation, E.D.N.Y., 96 Civ. 889; Weikel v. Tower Semiconductor, Ltd., D.N.J., 96 CV 03711; In re Bennett Funding Group Inc. Securities Litigation, S.D.N.Y., 96 Civ. 2583.

In addition, Zwerling Schachter represents or has represented public employee pension funds and union pension funds in securities litigations, including:  In re Indymac Mortgage-Backed Sec. Litig., No.  1:09-CV-4583; New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund v. Residential Capital, LLC, No. 08-CV-8781-HB; In re WebMD Health Corp. Securities Litigation, No. 11 Civ. 5382 (S.D.N.Y.) (JFK); In re MGIC Investment Corp. Securities Litigation, E.D. Wis., Civ. No. 2:08-CV-00458-LA; In re: American International Group, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. S.D.N.Y., 08-CV-4772 (LTS); In re: Doral Financial Corp. Securities Litigation, S.D.N.Y., Case No.:  1:05-md-1706 (RO); and Clinton Charter Township Police and Fire Retirement Systems v. Donald J. Reckler, et al., E.D.N.Y., Case No.: 03 CV 5008 (TCP).