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Nadeem Faruqi (Managing Partner) born Karachi, Pakistan, November 6, 1959; admitted to bar, 1988, New York. Education: McGill University (B.S., 1981); Schulich School of Business, York University (M.B.A., 1984); New York Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1987). Mr. Faruqi is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Faruqi oversees all aspects of the firm’s practice areas. Mr. Faruqi has acted as sole lead or co-lead counsel in many notable class or derivative action cases, such as: In re Olsten Corp. Secs. Litig., C.A. No. 97-CV-5056 (E.D.N.Y.) (recovered $25 million dollars for class members); In re PurchasePro, Inc., Secs. Litig., Master File No. CV-S-01-0483 (D. Nev. 2001) ($24.2 million dollars recovery on behalf of the class in securities fraud action); In re Avatex Corp. S’holders Litig., C.A. No. 16334-NC (Del. Ch. 1999) (established certain new standards for preferred shareholders rights); Dennis v. Pronet, Inc., C.A. No. 96-06509 (Tex. Dist. Ct.) (recovered over $15 million dollars on behalf of shareholders); In re Tellium, Inc. Secs. Litig., C.A. No. 02-CV-5878 (D.N.J.) (class action settlement of $5.5 million); In re Tenet Healthcare Corp. Derivative Litig., Lead Case No. 01098905 (Cal. Sup. Ct. 2002) (achieved a $51.5 million benefit to the corporation in derivative litigation).
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Faruqi was associated with a large corporate legal department in New York. In 1988, he became associated with Kaufman Malchman Kirby & Squire, specializing in shareholder litigation, and in 1992, became a member of that firm. While at Kaufman Malchman Kirby & Squire, Mr. Faruqi served as one of the trial counsel for plaintiff in Gerber v. Computer Assocs. Int’l, Inc., 91-CV-3610 (E.D.N.Y. 1991). Mr. Faruqi actively participated in cases such as: Colaprico v. Sun Microsystems, No. C-90-20710 (N.D. Cal. 1993) (recovery in excess of $5 million on behalf of the shareholder class); In re Jackpot Secs. Enters., Inc. Secs. Litig., CV-S-89-805 (D. Nev. 1993) (recovery in excess of $3 million on behalf of the shareholder class); In re Int’l Tech. Corp. Secs. Litig., CV 88-440 (C.D. Cal. 1993) (recovery in excess of $13 million on behalf of the shareholder class); and In re Triangle Inds., Inc. S’holders Litig., C.A. No. 10466 (Del. Ch. 1990) (recovery in excess of $70 million).
Mr. Faruqi earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from McGill University, Canada (B.Sc. 1981), his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada (MBA 1984) and his law degree from New York Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1987). Mr. Faruqi was Executive Editor of New York Law School’s Journal of International and Comparative Law. He is the author of “Letters of Credit: Doubts As To Their Continued Usefulness, ” Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1988. He was awarded the Professor Ernst C. Stiefel Award for Excellence in Comparative, Common and Civil Law by New York Law School in 1987.
Letters of Credit: Doubts As To Their Continued Usefulness, Journal of International and Comparative Law - New York Law School, 1988
Professor Ernst C. Stiefel Award for Excellence in Comparative, Common and Civil Law - New York Law School, 1987. Reported Cases: Cases: 07/16/2015 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (KERX) 07/16/2015 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) 06/29/2015 8x8 Inc. (EGHT) 10/04/2011 Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. (PPDI) Practice Areas: Stockholders Derivative; Class Actions; Commercial Litigation.Email: Nadeem Faruqi Practice Areas: Stockholders Derivative; Class Actions; Commercial Litigation; Consumer Class Actions; Antitrust.Email: Lubna M. Faruqi
Lubna M. Faruqi (Managing Partner) born Karachi, Pakistan, December 25, 1958; admitted to bar, 1984, Ontario; 1988, New York. Education: McGill University Law School (B.C.L., 1980); McGill University Law School (LL.B., 1981). Ms. Faruqi is Co-Founder of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP. Ms. Faruqi is involved in all aspects of the firm’s practice. Ms. Faruqi has actively participated in numerous cases in federal and state courts which have resulted in significant recoveries for shareholders.
Ms. Faruqi was involved in litigating the successful recovery of $25 million to class members in In re Olsten Corp. Secs. Litig., C.A. No. 97-CV-5056 (E.D.N.Y.). She helped to establish certain new standards for preferred shareholders in Delaware in In re Avatex Corp. S’holders Litig., C.A. No. 16334-NC (Del. Ch. 1999). Ms. Faruqi was also lead attorney in In re Mitcham Indus., Inc. Secs. Litig., Master File No. H-98-1244 (S.D. Tex. 1998), where she successfully recovered $3 million on behalf of class members despite the fact that the corporate defendant was on the verge of declaring bankruptcy.
Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Faruqi worked with the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Bureau of Anti-Trust, the Federal Government of Canada. In 1987, Ms. Faruqi became associated with Kaufman Malchman Kirby & Squire, specializing in shareholder litigation, where she actively participated in cases such as: In re Triangle Inds., Inc. S’holders Litig., C.A. No. 10466 (Del. Ch. 1990) (recovery in excess of $70 million); Kantor v. Zondervan Corp., C.A. No. 88 C5425 (W.D. Mich. 1989) (recovery of $3.75 million on behalf of shareholders); and In re A.L. Williams Corp. S’holders Litig., C.A. No. 10881 (Del. Ch. 1990) (recovery in excess of $11 million on behalf of shareholders).
Ms. Faruqi graduated from McGill University Law School at the age of twenty-one with two law degrees: Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) (1980) and a Bachelor of Common Law (L.L.B.) (1981).
Richard W. Gonnello (Partner) admitted to bar, 2000, New York. Education: Rutgers University, Newark (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1995); UCLA School of Law (J.D., 1998). Richard W. Gonnello is a partner in the Firm’s New York office.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gonnello was a partner at Entwistle & Cappucci LLP and an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Gonnello has represented institutional and individual investors in obtaining substantial recoveries in numerous class actions, including In re Royal Ahold Sec. Litig., No. 03-md-01539 (D. Md. 2003) ($1.1 billion) and In re Tremont Securities Law, State Law and Insurance Litigation, No. 08-cv-11117 (S.D.N.Y. 2011) ($100 million+). Mr. Gonnello has also obtained favorable recoveries for institutional investors pursuing direct securities fraud claims, including cases against Qwest Communications International, Inc. ($175 million+) and Tyco Int’l Ltd ($21 million).
Mr. Gonnello has co-authored the following articles: "'Staehr’ Hikes Burden of Proof to Place Investor on Inquiry Notice, "New York Law Journal, December 15, 2008; and "Potential Securities Fraud: 'Storm Warnings' Clarified," New York Law Journal, October 23, 2008.
Mr. Gonnello graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University in 1995, where he was named Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from UCLA School of Law (J.D. 1998), and was a member of the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy.
"'Staehr' Hikes Burden of Proof to Place Investor on Inquiry Notice," New York Law Journal, December 15, 2008.
"Potential Securities Fraud: 'Storm Warnings' Clarified," New York Law Journal, October 23, 2008.
Biota Pharmaceuticals, inc. (BOTA)
Lihua International, Inc. (LIWA) Reported Cases: Cases: 07/24/2015 LifeLock Inc. (LOCK) 07/23/2015 EZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) 07/23/2015 Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobras (EBR) 07/23/2015 IDI, Inc. (IDI) 07/13/2015 Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. (AAVL) 07/13/2015 Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. (PBM) 07/09/2015 Silver Wheaton Corp. (SLW) 07/08/2015 CorMedix, Inc. (CRMD) 07/07/2015 Edison International (EIX) 07/06/2015 Celladon Corporation (CLDN) 07/06/2015 Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) 07/06/2015 Braskem S.A. (BAK) 07/01/2015 Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) 06/29/2015 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) 06/26/2015 Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (ICON) 06/26/2015 Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM) 06/12/2015 Toshiba (OTC: TOSYY, TOSBF) 06/12/2015 Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (RVNC) 06/12/2015 China Finance Online Co., Ltd. (JRJC) 06/10/2015 SandRidge Mississippian Trust I (SDT) & Trust II (SDR) 06/09/2015 Xunlei Limited (XNET) 05/22/2015 IsoRay, Inc. (ISR) 05/22/2015 Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) 05/22/2015 CHC Group Ltd. (HELI) 05/14/2015 Etsy, Inc. (ETSY) 05/12/2015 Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (EIGI) 05/12/2015 Trinity Industries Inc. (TRN) 05/12/2015 AudioEye, Inc. (AEYE) 05/12/2015 ForceField Energy Inc. (FNRG) 05/11/2015 Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. (CBMG) 05/11/2015 Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPE) 05/11/2015 Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AERI) 05/11/2015 Boulder Brands, Inc. (BDBD) 05/11/2015 Cadiz, Inc. (CDZI) 05/11/2015 Altisource Residential Corporation (RESI) 05/11/2015 MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) 05/08/2015 Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (GLPW) 05/08/2015 iCAD, Inc. (ICAD) 05/08/2015 MasTec, Inc. (MTZ) 05/08/2015 Insulet Corporation (PODD) 05/05/2015 Rubicon Technology, Inc. (RBCN) 05/05/2015 MobileIron, Inc. (MOBL) 04/06/2015 SanDisk Corporation (SNDK) 04/06/2015 iDreamSky Technology Limited (DSKY) 04/06/2015 Quiksilver, Inc. (ZQK) 03/20/2015 Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (SQM) 03/20/2015 Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) 03/13/2015 Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACAD) 03/13/2015 Inogen, Inc. (INGN) 03/13/2015 Resonant, Inc. (RESN) 03/13/2015 Coupons.com Inc. (COUP) 03/13/2015 Lentuo International, Inc. (LAS) 03/13/2015 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACRX) 03/13/2015 Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (AXDX) 03/11/2015 Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS) 03/09/2015 Movado Group, Inc. (MOV) 03/09/2015 Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. 03/08/2015 AAC Holdings, Inc. (AAC) 03/06/2015 Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (OREX) 03/05/2015 Akron, Inc. (AKRX) 03/04/2015 CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (CTP) 03/04/2015 Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (VRTS) 03/03/2015 Medbox, Inc. (MDBX) 03/03/2015 Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII) 03/03/2015 TCP International Holdings Ltd. (TCPI) 03/03/2015 Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS) 03/03/2015 Amira Nature Foods Ltd. (ANFI) 03/02/2015 Five Below, Inc. (FIVE) 03/02/2015 500.com Limited (WBAI) 03/02/2015 Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (BPI) 03/02/2015 Volaris Aviation Holding Company (VLRS) 02/24/2015 MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG) 02/09/2015 Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) 02/06/2015 Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) 02/06/2015 eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) 02/06/2015 A10 Networks, Inc. (ATEN) 02/06/2015 Conn's Inc. (CONN) 02/06/2015 Telestone Technologies Corporation (TSTC.PK) 02/05/2015 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) 02/03/2015 Venaxis, Inc. (APPY) 01/26/2015 Altisource Asset Management Corporation (AAMC) 01/26/2015 Roka Bioscience, Inc. (ROKA) 01/26/2015 SeaDrill Limited (SDRL) 01/26/2015 ChannelAdvisor Corporation (ECOM) 01/26/2015 LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (LF) 01/16/2015 RCS Capital Corporation (RCAP) 01/12/2015 Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) 01/09/2015 InvenSense, Inc. (INVN) 12/17/2014 Jumei International Holding Limited (JMEI) 12/12/2014 Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR) 12/02/2014 China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Ltd. (CHOP) 11/26/2014 Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NYMX) 11/26/2014 Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (PME) 11/26/2014 FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) 11/21/2014 MOL Global, Inc. (MOLG) 11/21/2014 Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZS) 11/20/2014 Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD) 11/19/2014 Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI) 11/19/2014 Vascular Solutions Inc. (VASC) 11/14/2014 Hanger, Inc. (HGR) 11/14/2014 Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) 11/11/2014 Swift Energy Co. (SFY) 11/11/2014 Rayonier Inc. (RYN) 11/11/2014 Barrett Business Services Inc. (BBSI) 11/11/2014 Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SLXP) 10/31/2014 Willbros Group Inc. (WG) 10/29/2014 American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (ARCP) 10/28/2014 Blue Earth, Inc. (BBLU) 10/28/2014 iBio, Inc. (IBIO) 10/28/2014 CBD Energy Limited (CBDE) 10/21/2014 Retrophin, Inc. (RTRX) 10/17/2014 Repros Therapeutics Inc. (RPRX) 10/15/2014 Tesco PLC (TSCDY) 10/13/2014 Arrowhead Research Corp. (ARWR) 10/09/2014 EveryWare Global, Inc. (EVRY) 10/07/2014 GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. (GTAT) 10/07/2014 Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PCRX) 10/07/2014 ITT Educational Services Inc. (ESI) 10/01/2014 Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) 10/01/2014 Millennial Media Inc. (MM) 10/01/2014 Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (PWE) 09/30/2014 Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (ALTI) 09/22/2014 Education Management Corporation (EDMC) 09/22/2014 CommVault Systems, Inc. (CVLT) 09/22/2014 21Vianet Group, Inc. (VNET) 09/19/2014 Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) 09/19/2014 PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI) 09/19/2014 Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) 09/12/2014 The Dolan Company (DOLNQ) 09/12/2014 DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA) 09/12/2014 Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS) 09/12/2014 Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC) 09/10/2014 SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) 09/10/2014 Enzymotec Ltd. (ENZY) 09/05/2014 Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBII) 09/05/2014 IRadimed Corporation (IRMD) 09/05/2014 Fabrinet (FN) 09/05/2014 Rocket Fuel Inc. (FUEL) 08/29/2014 Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) 08/29/2014 Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) 08/29/2014 Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) 08/29/2014 Lannett Company, Inc. (LCI) 08/22/2014 NetSol Technologies, Inc. (NTWK) 08/22/2014 World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE) 08/22/2014 Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) 08/22/2014 BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) 08/22/2014 Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN) 08/22/2014 The Bancorp Inc. (TBBK) 08/22/2014 China XD Plastics Company Ltd. (CXDC) 08/22/2014 EDAP TMS SA (EDAP) 08/22/2014 Barclays PLC (BCS) 08/22/2014 L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL) 08/22/2014 Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (GALT) 08/22/2014 InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) 08/22/2014 Key Energy Services Inc. (KEG) 08/22/2014 NeuStar, Inc. (NSR) 08/11/2014 China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited (CMGE) 08/11/2014 Yelp, Inc. (YELP) 08/11/2014 China Commercial Credit, Inc. (CCCR) 07/03/2014 Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NWBO) 07/03/2014 PowerSecure International, Inc. (POWR) 07/03/2014 Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) 06/27/2014 Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT) 06/26/2014 KBR, Inc. (KBR) 06/20/2014 The ADT Corporation (ADT) 06/19/2014 Apollo Education Group, Inc. (APOL) 06/19/2014 CannaVEST Corporation (CANV) 06/18/2014 World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) 06/17/2014 Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPTT) 06/12/2014 Regional Management Corporation (RM) 06/12/2014 China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (CCCL) 06/12/2014 Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (PGEM) 06/12/2014 Blucora, Inc. (BCOR) 06/12/2014 INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (INSY) 06/12/2014 Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM) 06/12/2014 Doral Financial Corporation (DRL) 06/06/2014 Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ) 06/06/2014 Covisint Corporation (COVS) 05/30/2014 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) 05/30/2014 Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) 05/30/2014 Higher One Holdings, Inc. (ONE) 05/30/2014 Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (PVCT) 05/09/2014 Lihua International, Inc. (LIWA) 05/09/2014 Biota Pharmaceuticals, inc. (BOTA) 03/28/2014 CytRx Corporation (CYTR) 03/19/2014 Geron Corporation (GERN) 03/19/2014 Global Geophysical Services, Inc. (GGS) 03/14/2014 Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) 03/14/2014 The Medicines Company (MDCO) 03/14/2014 InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK) 03/14/2014 Galena Biopharma, Inc. (GALE) 03/14/2014 AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) 03/05/2014 Envivio, Inc. (ENVI) 03/05/2014 Coty, Inc. (COTY) Practice Areas: Shareholder Litigation and Class Actions.Email: Richard W. Gonnello
Juan E. Monteverde (Partner) born 1979; admitted to bar, New York; Southern District of New York; Eastern District of New York; 7th Circuit, US Court of Appeals; Eastern District of Wisconsin; District of Colorado; Western District of New York. Education: California State University of Northridge (B.S.); St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., cum laude). Juan E. Monteverde is a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.
Mr. Monteverde has concentrated his legal career advocating shareholder rights. Mr. Monteverde regularly handles high profile merger cases seeking to maximize shareholder value and has recovered damages and improved merger transactions in the process. In re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 7840-VCL (Del. Ch. 2014) (obtaining as co-lead counsel $10.725 million post-close cash settlement); In Re Harleysville Group, Inc. S’holders Litigation, C.A. 6907-VCP (Del. Ch. 2014)(obtaining significant disclosures for stockholders pre-close and securing valuable relief post close in the form of an Anti-Flip Provision providing former stockholders with 25% of any profits in a Qualifying Sale); In re Cogent, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 5780-VCP (Del. Ch. 2013) (obtaining as co-lead counsel post-close cash settlement of $1.9 million); In re International Coal Group, Inc., Shareholders Litigation, No. 6464-VCP (Del. Ch. 2011) (securing a reduction in the Termination Fee of $10 million and obtaining additional material disclosures regarding the Company’s financial projections).
Mr. Monteverde has also broken new ground when it comes to challenging proxies related to compensation issues post Dodd-Frank Act for not providing accurate disclosure required for shareholders to cast informed votes. Knee v. Brocade Comm’ns Sys., Inc., No. 1-12-CV-220249, slip op. at 2 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cnty. Apr. 10, 2012) (Kleinberg, J.) (enjoining the 2012 shareholder vote because certain information relating to projected executive compensation (as related to an equity plan share increase that had a potential dilutive effect on shareholders) was not properly disclosed in the proxy statement).
Mr. Monteverde has written articles regarding executive compensation and also speaks regularly at ABA, PLI and other conferences regarding merger litigation or executive compensation issues.
Mr. Monteverde has been selected by Super Lawyers as a 2013 New York Metro Rising Star.
Mr. Monteverde is Featured to Speak at the 21st Annual NASPP Conference in Washington, D.C.
Emerging Trends in Say-on-Pay Disclosure
SEC's Aguilar Says Companies Should Improve Compensation Disclosures
Anxiety Stalks Proxy Season
Judge OKs Settlement In Temple-Inland Shareholder Suit
Ladish Shareholders Sue To Block $778M Allegheny Buy
A Review of Trados and Its Impact
Emerging Trends in Say-on-Pay Disclosure
Battling for Say on Pay Transparency
Mr. Monteverde Speaks to Industry Leaders about Executive Compensation Disclosure & Litigation
Mr. Monteverde Discusses the Changing Landscape in Proxy Litigation at the Barney & Barney D&O Seminar in San Diego
Mr. Monteverde is a Panel Speaker at the Practising Law Institute Lecture on Trends in Merger Litigation in San Francisco
Mr. Monteverde Discusses his Article Arguing for Greater Say-on-Pay Transparency at Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar in Fort Lauderdale
Mr. Monteverde is a panel speaker in the session for “Don’t Get Caught in the Past” at the 2011 Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar in Naples, Florida, discussing the current corporate governance developments in the mergers and acquisitions law practice and new
Mr. Monteverde teaches a New York CLE course regarding the financial and legal fundamentals underlying the valuation of mergers and acquisitions of publicly traded companies, Valuation Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr. Monteverde has been selected by Super Lawyers as a 2013 New York Metro Rising Star. Reported Cases: Cases: 07/30/2015 Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (CMLP) 07/29/2015 Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) 07/27/2015 Magnetek, Inc. (MAG) 07/24/2015 StanCorp Financial Group (SFG) 07/24/2015 Cigna Corp. (CI) 07/22/2015 Thoratec Corp. (THOR) 07/20/2015 Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) 07/16/2015 Xoom Corporation (XOOM) 07/15/2015 LRR Energy, L.P. (LRE) 07/15/2015 Receptos, Inc. (RCPT) 07/13/2015 MarkWest Energy Partners (MWE) 07/13/2015 Remy International Inc. (REMY) 07/06/2015 Humana Inc. (HUM) 07/02/2015 Health Net Inc. (HNT) 07/01/2015 Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (GPT) 07/01/2015 The Chubb Corporation (CB) 06/30/2015 Towers Watson & Co. (TW) 06/22/2015 Martha Stewart Living (MSO) 06/22/2015 Home Properties, Inc. (HME) 06/18/2015 Lumenis Ltd. (LMNS) 06/17/2015 KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (KYTH) 06/16/2015 Metalico, Inc. (MEA) 06/15/2015 Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. (TRAK) 06/15/2015 Ryland Group, Inc. (RYL) 06/10/2015 HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC) 06/04/2015 Naugatuck Valley Financial Corporation (NVSL) 06/04/2015 Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (BRLI) 06/02/2015 OM Group Inc. (OMG) 06/01/2015 Altera Corporation (ALTR) 05/28/2015 Rally Software Development Corporation (RALY) 05/28/2015 Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) 05/27/2015 SFX Entertainment Inc. (SFXE) 05/26/2015 Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT) 05/22/2015 Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (EROC) 05/22/2015 Frisch's Restaurants, Inc. (FRS) 05/21/2015 Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) 05/18/2015 ANN, Inc. (ANN) 05/13/2015 Pall Corporation (PLL) 05/12/2015 AOL, Inc. (AOL) 05/11/2015 Rosetta Resources, Inc. (ROSE) 05/11/2015 Trade Street Residential, Inc. (TSRE) 05/08/2015 Micrel, Inc. (MCRL) 05/07/2015 Crestwood Midsteam Partners (CMLP) 05/07/2015 Synageva BioPharma, Inc. (GEVA) 05/07/2015 Quality Distribution, Inc. (QLTY) 05/04/2015 Cyan, Inc. (CYNI) 05/04/2015 PMFG, Inc. (PMFG) 04/30/2015 Audience, Inc. (ADNC) 04/30/2015 MCG Capital Corp. (MCGC) 04/27/2015 Emulex Corporation (ELX) 04/27/2015 iGate Corp. (IGTE) 04/24/2015 Procera Networks, Inc. (PKT) 04/23/2015 Palmetto Bancshares, Inc. (PLMT) 04/23/2015 Associated Estates Realty Corp. (AEC) 04/22/2015 LRR Energy, L.P. (LRE) 04/16/2015 QEP Midstream Partners, LP (QEPM) 04/13/2015 Excel Trust, Inc. (EXL) 04/13/2015 Zep, Inc. (ZEP) 04/09/2015 Informatica Corp. (INFA) 04/03/2015 Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (ICEL) 04/03/2015 Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ASPX) 04/03/2015 Catamaran Corporation (CTRX) 04/03/2015 Norcraft Companies Inc. (NCFT) 04/03/2015 Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. (HPTX) 03/18/2015 Life Time Fitness, Inc. (LTM) 03/18/2015 Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (VTSS) 03/13/2015 Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (ISSI) 03/13/2015 RTI International Metals, Inc. (RTI) 03/06/2015 Square 1 Financial, Inc. (SQBK) 03/06/2015 Pulse Electronics Corp. (PULS) 03/04/2015 Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (FSL) 03/04/2015 Aruba Networks, Inc. (ARUN) 03/02/2015 Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR) 02/26/2015 Emulex Corporation (ELX) 02/26/2015 Polypore International, Inc. (PPO) 02/26/2015 Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. (HLSS) 02/26/2015 UIL Holdings Corp. (UIL) 02/26/2015 Oneida Financial Corp. (ONFC) 02/17/2015 Saba Software, Inc. (SABA) 02/13/2015 Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (OWW) 02/06/2015 Hospira, Inc. (HSP) 02/06/2015 Entropic Communications, Inc. (ENTR) 02/06/2015 Exelis, Inc. (XLS) 02/06/2015 Office Depot, Inc (ODP) 02/05/2015 E2open, Inc. (EOPN) 02/03/2015 Advent Software, Inc. (ADVS) 01/27/2015 Silicon Image Inc. (SIMG) 01/27/2015 Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (LACO) 01/26/2015 Regency Energy Partners LP (RGP) 01/26/2015 MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) 01/22/2015 City National Corp. (CYN) 01/19/2015 Courier Corp. (CRRC) 01/12/2015 NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NPSP) 01/12/2015 MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MWIV) 01/06/2015 Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (MIG) 01/06/2015 Uranerz Energy Corp. (URZ) 01/06/2015 Caesars Acquisition Company (CACQ) 12/23/2014 Peerless Systems Corp. (PRLS) 12/19/2014 Volcano Corp. (VOLC) 12/19/2014 The Pantry, Inc. (PTRY) 12/19/2014 Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD) 12/19/2014 Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (PZG) 12/19/2014 PetSmart, Inc. (PETM) 12/16/2014 MicroFinancial, Inc. (MFI) 12/12/2014 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CBST) 12/12/2014 Actuate Corporation (BIRT) 12/11/2014 Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (HBOS) 12/04/2014 Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) 12/03/2014 Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVNR) 12/03/2014 Spansion, Inc. (CODE) 11/25/2014 Cimatron Ltd. (CIMT) 11/25/2014 Prosensa Holding N.V. (RNA) 11/24/2014 Platinum Underwriters Holdings Ltd. (PTP) 11/20/2014 Oplink Communications, Inc. (OPLK) 11/20/2014 Baker Hughes, Inc. (BHI) 11/20/2014 Valley Financial Corp. (VYFC) 11/14/2014 Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (SUSQ) 11/14/2014 Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (OILT) 11/14/2014 Horizon Lines, Inc. (HRZL) 11/07/2014 Hampden Bancorp, Inc. 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(OPAY) 09/23/2013 Verenium Corporation (VRNM) 09/20/2013 Saga Communications, Inc. (SGA) 09/20/2013 Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (HEB) 09/19/2013 Pike Electric Corporation (PIKE) 09/19/2013 MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (MCBI) 09/17/2013 Boise Inc. (BZ) 09/13/2013 MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (MNTG) 09/13/2013 Dial Global, Inc. (DIAL) 09/12/2013 Sterling Financial Corp. (STSA) 09/10/2013 WhiteWave Foods Company (WWAV) 09/10/2013 Tower Financial Corporation (TOFC) 09/09/2013 Kaydon Corporation (KDN) 09/09/2013 PAA Natural Gas Storage, L.P. (PNG) 09/05/2013 Thomas Properties Group, Inc. (TPGI) 09/05/2013 Rochester Medical Corporation (ROCM) 09/04/2013 Kimball International, Inc. (KBALB) 08/28/2013 Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX) 08/28/2013 Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc. (HITK) 08/28/2013 TMS International Corp. (TMS) 08/19/2013 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (IMUC) 08/19/2013 National Technical Systems Inc. (NTSC) 08/16/2013 MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) 08/16/2013 Energy Focus, Inc. 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(CTIC) 06/04/2013 Colonial Properties Trust (CLP) 06/04/2013 ExactTarget, Inc. (ET) 06/04/2013 TrovaGene, Inc. (TROV) 06/04/2013 China Armco Metals, Inc. (CNAM) 06/04/2013 Palatin Technologies Inc. (PTN) 05/31/2013 NV Energy, Inc. (NVE) 05/29/2013 T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) 05/29/2013 Smithfield Foods Inc. (SFD) 05/29/2013 Stewart Enterprises Inc. (STEI) 05/29/2013 CapLease, Inc. (LSE) 05/28/2013 Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS) 05/28/2013 Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OMTH) 05/24/2013 rue21, Inc. (RUE) 05/22/2013 Soundbite Communications, Inc. (SDBT) 05/22/2013 Multiband Corporation (MBND) 05/20/2013 Websense, Inc. (WBSN) 05/20/2013 Theragenics Corporation (TGX) 05/20/2013 CFS Bancorp, Inc. (CITZ) 05/20/2013 Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P. (PSE) 05/20/2013 BBX Capital Corporation (BBX) 05/15/2013 Overhill Farms, Inc. (OFI) 05/13/2013 First Merchants Corporation (FRME) 05/13/2013 MOD-PAC Corp. (MPAC) 05/13/2013 MEMSIC, Inc. (MEMS) 05/13/2013 Aerosonic Corporation (AIM) 05/10/2013 True Religion Apparel, Inc. (TRLG) 05/10/2013 Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PGNX) 05/10/2013 Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE) 05/08/2013 Market Leader, Inc. (LEDR) 05/08/2013 Buckeye Technologies Inc. (BKI) 05/07/2013 BMC Software Inc. (BMC) 05/02/2013 National Bank (CNBF) 04/30/2013 Crimson Exploration Inc. (CXPO) 04/29/2013 Conceptus, Inc. (CPTS) 04/29/2013 Telular Corporation (WRLS) 04/25/2013 MPG Office Trust, Inc. (MPG) 04/25/2013 Met-Pro Corporation (MPR) 04/23/2013 Power-One, Inc. (PWER) 04/19/2013 Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. (FNP) 04/19/2013 Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) 04/19/2013 Jamba, Inc. (JMBA) 04/19/2013 Derma Sciences, Inc. (DSCI) 04/19/2013 Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO) 04/19/2013 Euronet Worldwide Inc. (EEFT) 04/19/2013 Jarden Corp. (JAH) 04/19/2013 Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. (AAWW) 04/19/2013 ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) 04/16/2013 Archon Corporation (ARHN) 04/15/2013 National Financial Partners Corp. (NFP) 04/15/2013 Life Technologies Corporation (LIFE) 04/11/2013 Fisher Communications, Inc. (FSCI) 04/05/2013 PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) 04/04/2013 Sterling Bancorp (STL) 03/20/2013 Obagi Medical Products, Inc. (OMPI) 03/18/2013 Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. (PMTI) 03/18/2013 EDAC Technologies Corporation (EDAC) 03/08/2013 Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (ALC) 03/04/2013 WageWorks, Inc. (WAGE) 02/28/2013 Limoneira Company (LMNR) 02/27/2013 SYNNEX Corporation (SNX) 02/27/2013 API Technologies Corp. (ATNY) 02/22/2013 OfficeMax Incorporated (OMX) 02/22/2013 Berry Petroleum Co. (BRY) 02/22/2013 NetSpend Holdings, Inc. (NTSP) 02/22/2013 PVF Capital Corp. (PVFC) 02/22/2013 First Financial Holdings, Inc. (FFCH) 02/19/2013 AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) 02/19/2013 MDC Holdings Inc. (MDC) 02/15/2013 H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) 02/15/2013 Artio Global Investors Inc. (ART) 02/08/2013 Dell Inc. (DELL) 02/08/2013 Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT) 02/07/2013 First M&F Corporation (FMFC) 02/07/2013 Ark Restaurant Corp. (ARKR) 02/07/2013 Metals USA Holdings Corp. (MUSA) 02/01/2013 BioClinica, Inc. (BIOC) 02/01/2013 Copano Energy, L.L.C. (CPNO) 02/01/2013 Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (VCBI) 02/01/2013 Online Resources Corp. (ORCC) 01/31/2013 Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (HOV) 01/31/2013 Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) 01/30/2013 The Toro Company (TTC) 01/29/2013 Somerset Hills Bancorp (SOMH) 01/24/2013 Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) 01/24/2013 Matthews International Corporation (MATW) 01/24/2013 Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (SIRO) 01/24/2013 Telanetix, Inc. (TNIX) 01/23/2013 MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MAPP) 01/16/2013 Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) 01/16/2013 Landauer, Inc. (LDR) 01/16/2013 Teche Holding Company (TSH) 01/15/2013 Ring Energy, Inc. (RNGE) 01/10/2013 Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. (LQMT) 01/08/2013 Epocrates Inc. (EPOC) 01/04/2013 Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (DLB) 01/02/2013 Duff & Phelps Corporation (DUF) 12/28/2012 NTS Realty Holdings LP (NLP) 12/27/2012 FirstCity Financial Corp. (FCFC) 12/26/2012 Westway Group, Inc. (WWAY) 12/26/2012 Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (ASCA) 12/21/2012 Practice Areas: Shareholder Rights.Email: Juan E. Monteverde
Antonio Vozzolo (Partner) admitted to bar, 1998, New Jersey; 1999, New York. Education: Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.Sc., cum laude, 1992); Fairleigh Dickinson University (M.B.A., 1995); Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1998). Antonio Vozzolo is a partner in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP's New York office.
Mr. Vozzolo was one of the primary counsel responsible for prosecuting In re PurchasePro, Inc., Secs. Litig., Master File No. CV-S-01-0483 (D. Nev. 2001), a case against the officers and directors of PurchasePro.com as well as AOL Time Warner, Inc., America On-Line, Inc., and Time Warner, Inc., for federal securities laws violations, culminating in a $24.2 million settlement.
Mr. Vozzolo's other notable cases are Thomas v. Global Vision Products, Case No. RG-03091195 (Cal. Super. Ct., Alameda Cty.) (representing certified class of California consumers for false and misleading advertising claims regarding Avacor hair restoration product; $37 million jury verdict for the first trial, $50 million jury verdict for separate trial against two of the remaining directors and officers); In re: HP Power-Plug Litigation, Case No. 06-1221 (N.D. Cal.) (representing a proposed nationwide class of persons who purchased defective laptops; cash payment up to $650.00, or in the alternative, a repair free-of-charge); Delre v. Hewlett-Packard Co., C.A. No. 3232-02 (N.J. Super. Ct. 2002) (representing a proposed nationwide class of persons for false and misleading advertising claims regarding capabilities of model 100i DVD writers; recovery included replacement of the 100i writer with upgraded, second generation 200i DVD writer and a refund of the $99 defendant had previously charged consumers to upgrade from the 100i to the 200i).
Mr. Vozzolo graduated, cum laude, from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), where he was on the Dean's List, and with a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) in 1995. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1998). Mr. Vozzolo served as an intern to the Honorable Ira Gammerman of the New York Supreme Court and the New York Stock Exchange while attending law school.
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ABC NEWS: Samsung Refrigerator Energy Star Cass Action Lawsuit Advances Reported Cases: Cases: 11/17/2011 Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) 11/17/2011 China Automotive Systems, Inc. (CAAS) 11/17/2011 CNinsure Inc. (CISG) 11/17/2011 JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (JKS) 11/17/2011 HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) 11/17/2011 MF Global Holdings Ltd. (MFGLQ.PK) 11/17/2011 Olympus Corporation (OCPNY.PK) 11/17/2011 Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) 11/16/2011 CIBER, Inc. (CBR) 10/28/2011 Suffolk Bancorp (SUBK) 10/28/2011 K-V Pharmaceutical Company (KV-A) 10/27/2011 OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (OVTI) 10/21/2011 AgFeed Industries, Inc. (FEED) 10/14/2011 Stereotaxis, Inc. (STXS) 10/13/2011 Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO) 09/28/2011 Imperial Holdings, Inc. (IFT) 09/21/2011 Blue Coat Systems Inc. (BCSI) 09/20/2011 Sequans Communications S.A. (SQNS) 09/15/2011 Penson Worldwide, Inc. (PNSN) 09/15/2011 Ener1, Inc. (HEV) 09/13/2011 SinoTech Energy Limited (CTE) 09/06/2011 Miller Energy Resources, Inc. (MILL) Practice Areas: Federal and State Securities Laws; Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Officers and Directors.Email: Antonio Vozzolo
Adam Gonnelli (Partner) born Livingston, New Jersey, April 12, 1967; admitted to bar, 1998, New York. Education: Rutgers University, Newark (B.A., 1989); Cornell Law School (J.D., 1997). Mr. Gonnelli is a partner in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP's New York office.
Since joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Mr. Gonnelli has concentrated his practice on wage and hour litigation, transaction litigation and consumer class actions. Representative cases include Garcia v. Lowe's, Cos., Inc., No. 841120 (Cal. Super. Ct.) (case to recover overtime pay for delivery drivers); In re NutraQuest, Inc., No. 06-202 (D.N.J.) (consumer fraud case against national diet supplement company); Wanzo v. Nextel Commc'ns, Inc., No. GIC 791626 (Cal. Sup. Ct.) (consumer case challenging change in nights and weekends plan); Rice v. Lafarge North America, No. 268974 (Md. Cir. Ct.) (merger case resulted in a benefit of $388 million); and In re Fox Entm't Group, Inc. S'holders Litig., No. 1033-N (Del. Ch. 2005) (benefit to shareholders of $450 million).
Mr. Gonnelli received a B.A. from Rutgers University (Newark) in 1989 and a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1997. At Rutgers University, Mr. Gonnelli lettered in football and fencing and served as Student Government President. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Gonnelli was a Financial Writer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he wrote educational materials on international trade and monetary policy. While attending Cornell Law School, Mr. Gonnelli served as Editor-in-Chief of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and was a member of the Atlantic Regional Championship moot court team in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (1997).
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Denial of Motion to Dismiss in Shop-Vac Consumer Case Reported Cases: Cases; 12/02/2011; David Lerner Associates, Inc. Practice Areas: Transaction Litigation; Consumer Class Actions.Email: Adam Gonnelli
Miles D. Schreiner (Associate) admitted to bar, 2012, New Jersey; 2013, New York. Education: Tulane University (B.A., cum laude, 2007); Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2012).
Miles Schreiner is an associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.Email: Miles D. Schreiner
Mr. Schreiner graduated from Tulane University (B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2007) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2012). While at Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Schreiner was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and served as the Production Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. His note, “A Deadly Combination: The Legal Response to America’s Prescription Drug Epidemic,” was selected as the winning submission in the 2012 American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition and was published in Volume 33, Issue 4 of the Journal of Legal Medicine.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schreiner gained experience in complex litigation as an associate at a New York City firm that represents plaintiffs in civil RICO actions. While in law school, Mr. Schreiner developed practical skills through internships with the Kings County Supreme Court Law Department, the Office of General Counsel at a major New York hospital, and a boutique law firm that specializes in international fraud cases.
Mr. Schreiner is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey
Meaghan Walters (Associate) admitted to bar, 2012, New Jersey; 2013, New York. Education: Stony Brook University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2008); St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2012).
Meaghan Walters’s practice is focused on consumer rights on behalf of the firm’s clients. Meaghan is an associate in the firm’s New York office.
Prior to joining F&F, Meaghan was a litigation associate at a New York law firm, where she represented professionals in malpractice claims. She also gained experience while in law school through internships at the St. John’s Law Securities Arbitration Clinic and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Meaghan received her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, 2012. While at St. John’s Law, she served as the Managing Editor of the N.Y. Litigator law journal. Meaghan received her B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from Stony Brook University.
Meaghan is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.Email: Meaghan Walters
David Calvello (Associate) admitted to bar, New Jersey; New York. Education: University of Richmond (B.S., 2011); Pace Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014). David Calvello is an Associate in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP’s New York office where his focus is litigating Antitrust matters.
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Mr. Calvello was as an Associate at Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, LLP where he focused primarily on insurance coverage matters with respect to Directors & Officers (D&O), Errors & Omissions (E&O), and Professional Liability lines of coverage. In law school, Mr. Calvello served as associate editor on the Pace International Law Review and received the New Rochelle Bar Association Award upon graduation.
Mr. Calvello graduated from Pace Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014) and from the University of Richmond (B.S., 2011) with a double major in Finance and Political Science.
Mr. Calvello is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for New Jersey.
New Rochelle Bar Association Award (2014)Email: David Calvello
Megan Sullivan (Associate) admitted to bar, 2012, New York. Education: University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2008); Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2011).
Megan Sullivan is an associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.Email: Megan Sullivan
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Sullivan was a litigation associate at Crosby & Higgins LLP where she represented institutional and individual investors in securities arbitrations before FINRA and counseled corporate clients in commercial disputes in federal court. Additionally, Ms. Sullivan gained further litigation experience in law school through internships at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office and the Adjudication Division of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs.
Ms. Sullivan graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., History, 2008) and from Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2011). While at Brooklyn Law School, Ms. Sullivan served as Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law.
Ms. Sullivan is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.
Elizabeth A. Silva (Associate) admitted to bar, 2013, New York. Education: Fordham University (B.A., cum laude, 2009 Phi Beta Kappa); New York Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012). Elizabeth A. Silva is an associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Silva was a litigation associate at Crosby & Higgins LLP where she represented institutional and individual investors in securities arbitrations before FINRA and counseled corporate clients in a variety of intellectual property and complex commercial disputes in federal court. Additionally, Ms. Silva gained further litigation experience in law school through internships at the Kings County District Attorney's Office and as a law clerk at a criminal defense firm.
Ms. Silva graduated in corsu honorum from Fordham University (B.A. in Comparative Literature and Italian Studies, cum laude, 2009) and New York Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012). While at New York Law School, Ms. Silva served as a Notes and Comments Editor of the New York Law School Law Review and was an associate in the Institute for Information Law and Policy. Ms. Silva is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Reported Cases: Cases; 12/11/2013; In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litig., No. 14-2521 (N.D. Cal.); 06/07/2010; In re Prandin Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, No. 10-cv-12141 (E.D. Mich.)Email: Elizabeth A. Silva
Innessa Sarah Melamed (Associate) admitted to bar, 2013, Connecticut; 2012, New York; New Jersey. Education: Pace Lubin School of Business (M.B.A., summa cum laude, 2011); Syracuse University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007); Pace Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011). Innessa Melamed is an associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP and focuses her practice on shareholder merger and securities litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Melamed practiced complex commercial and securities litigation at Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum PLLC. Ms. Melamed, along with co-counsel, represented minority shareholders at trial in a derivative lawsuit captioned Lisa Romita v. Castle Oil Corp., et. al., Index No.: 53145/2011. Ms. Melamed was also an associate at Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP, where she represented primary and excess insurance carriers in complex coverage disputes and insurance defense litigation. Additionally, Ms. Melamed gained further litigation experience in law school through internships at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP and Citigroup’s Office of the General Counsel.
Ms. Melamed graduated from Syracuse University (B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, summa cum laude, 2007), Pace Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011) and Pace Lubin School of Business (M.B.A. in Finance, summa cum laude, 2011).
Ms. Melamed is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York and the District of New Jersey.Email: Innessa Sarah Melamed
Katherine M. Lenahan (Associate) admitted to bar, 2013, New York. Education: Fordham University (B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2009); Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2012).
Katherine M. Lenahan is an Associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP and focuses her practice on securities litigation.Email: Katherine M. Lenahan
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Ms. Lenahan practiced securities litigation at Entwistle & Cappucci LLP. Ms. Lenahan gained further experience through internships for the Honorable Sherry Klein Heitler, Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, First Judicial District, and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Lenahan graduated from Fordham University (B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2009) and Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2012). While at Fordham Law School, Ms. Lenahan served as an associate editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal and was a fellow at the Center on Law and Information Policy.
Ms. Lenahan is licensed to practice law in New York.
Christine Elizabeth Goodrich (Senior Associate) admitted to bar, 2012, New York; New Jersey. Education: Case Western Reserve University (B.S., 2007); Lubin School of Business (M.B.A., 2011); Pace Law School (J.D., 2011). Christine Goodrich is a Senior Associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.
Ms. Goodrich’s practice is focused in securities arbitration and litigation. Ms. Goodrich represents financial service professionals in the securities industry in employment-related disputes, regulatory matters, transition planning and succession planning. Ms. Goodrich also represents investors in disputes against their broker-dealers.
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Ms. Goodrich was the resident partner in the New York office of Eccleston Law, LLC. Ms. Goodrich’s practice focused on representing financial service professionals and investors in the area of securities arbitration and litigation.
Ms. Goodrich earned her undergraduate degree at Case Western Reserve University (B.S., Business Management, 2007). Ms. Goodrich earned her Juris Doctor from Pace Law School (J.D. and International Law Certificate, 2011) and her Master in Business Administration from the Lubin School of Business (M.B.A., 2011).
Ms. Goodrich is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Ms. Goodrich is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). Ms. Goodrich also serves on the Board of Directors of Case Western Reserve University’s New York Alumni Association, as well as the Allied Professionals Committee of the Financial Planning Association of New York. Ms. Goodrich has co-authored several articles for the Journal of Practical Management and Risk Compliance for the Securities Industry.
An Analysis of the Potential Impact of a Uniform Fiduciary Standard Upon Broker-Dealers, Registered Investment Advisers, and Dually-Registered Advisers
A Survey of Compliance Developments in the Securities Industry in 2013
A New Era in Securities Supervision and Compliance DevelopmentsEmail: Christine Elizabeth Goodrich
Nina Varindani (Associate) admitted to bar, 2011, New York. Education: George Washington University (B.A., 2006); Pace Law School (J.D., 2010). Nina Varindani is an associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Varindani practiced commercial litigation at Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP where she represented directors, officers and other professionals and corporations in complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Additionally, Ms. Varindani gained further litigation experience in law school through internships at Collen IP and the New York State Judicial Institute.
Ms. Varindani is licensed to practice law in New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. Varindani graduated from the George Washington University (B.A. in Psychology, 2006) and Pace Law School (J.D., 2010).Email: Nina Varindani
Cirong Kang (Associate) admitted to bar, 2015, New York; New Jersey. Education: Parsons The New School for Design (B.F.A., 2008); Pace Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2014). Cirong (Audrey) Kang is an Associate in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi where her practice focus is consumer law.
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Ms. Kang was an associate at Kee & Lau-Kee, PLLC, where her practice focused on real estate and corporate law. While in law school, Ms. Kang interned at John Jay Legal Services, Inc., representing investors of modest means with potential securities arbitration claims, and was a research assistant to Professor Nicholas A. Robinson. She also interned at a commercial law practice in Singapore and a customs law and international trade law firm in New York City during her time in law school.
Ms. Kang graduated from Pace University School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2014). She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors, Parsons the New School for Design (2008). She is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.Email: Cirong Kang
James M. Wilson, Jr. (Senior Counsel) admitted to bar, 1992, New York; 1994, Georgia; United States District Courts for Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the Courts of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits. Education: Georgia State University (B.A., 1988); University of Georgia (J.D., 1991); New York University (LL.M., Tax Law, 1992).
James M. Wilson, Jr. is Senior Counsel in the New York office of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP and focuses his practice on shareholder merger and securities litigation. Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Mr. Wilson was a partner at Chitwood Harley Harnes, LLP, and a senior associate with Reed Smith, LLP. Mr. Wilson has represented institutional pension funds, corporations and individual investors in courts around the country and obtained significant recoveries, including the following securities class actions: In re ArthroCare Sec. Litig. No. 08-0574 (W.D. Tex.) ($74 million); In re Maxim Integrated Prod. Sec. Litig., No. 08-0832 (N.D.Cal.) ($173 million); In re TyCom Ltd. Sec. Litig., MDL No. 02-1335 (D.N.H.)($79 million); and In re Providian Fin. Corp. Sec. Litig., No. 01-3952 (N.D. Cal.). Mr. Wilson also has obtained significant relief for shareholders in merger suits, including the following: In re Zoran Corporation Shareholders Litig., No. 6212-VCP (Del. Chancery); and In re The Coca-Cola Company Shareholder Litigation, No. 10-182035 (Fulton County Superior Ct.).
Mr. Wilson has authored numerous articles addressing current developments including the following Expert Commentaries published by Lexis Nexis: The Liability Faced By Financial Institutions From Exposure To Subprime Mortgages; Losses Attributable To Sub-Prime Mortgages; The Supreme Court's Decision in Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. et al.; Derivative Suite by LLC Members in New York: Tzolis v. Wolff, 10 N.Y.3d 100 (Feb. 14, 2008).
Mr. Wilson obtained his undergraduate degree from Georgia State University (B.A. 1988), his law degree from the University of Georgia (J.D. 1991), and Masters in Tax Law from New York University (LL.M. 1992). He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and New York and is admitted to the United States District Courts for Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the Courts of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits.
Email: James M. Wilson, Jr.
Adam Mitchell Steinfeld (Senior Counsel) born Albany, New York, May 31, 1972; admitted to bar, New York; Massachusetts; New Jersey. Education: Brandeis University (B.A., Politics, 1994); Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1997). Adam Steinfeld is Senior Counsel in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP’s New York office. He practices in the area of antitrust litigation with a focus on competition in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Steinfeld has litigated successfully with significant contributions in In re Buspirone Patent & Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1410 (S.D.N.Y.) ($220M settlement); In re Cardizem CD Antitrust Litigation, No. 99-MD-1278 (E.D. Mich.) ($110M settlement); In re Relafen Antitrust Litigation, No. 01-12239 (D. Mass.) ($175M settlement); In re Remeron Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, No. 03-cv-0085 (D.N.J.) ($75M settlement); In re Terazosin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litigation, No. 99-MDL-1317 (S.D. Fla.) ($72.5M settlement); In re Tricor Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litig., No. 05-340 (D. Del.) ($250M settlement); and Mylan Pharms., Inc. v. Warner Chilcott, No. 12-cv-3824 (E.D. Pa.) ($12 million settlement).
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Mr. Steinfeld was associated with Grant and Eisenhofer, P.A. (2011-2015) and a partner at Garwin, Gerstein and Fisher, LLP, New York (1997-2009).
Mr. Steinfeld is the author of Nuclear Objections: The Persistent Objector and the Legality of the Use of Nuclear Weapons, 62 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1635 (winter, 1996).
Mr. Steinfeld received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1997) where he was an editor on the Brooklyn Law Review and received several academic awards. Mr. Steinfeld is a member of the bars of the States of New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts; and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York, and Western District of New York. Mr. Steinfeld graduated from Brandeis University (B.A., Politics, 1994).
Nuclear Objections: The Persistent Objector and the Legality of the Use of Nuclear Weapons, 62 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1635 (winter, 1996) Practice Areas: Securities; Antitrust; Consumer Law; Class Actions.Email: Adam Mitchell Steinfeld
Julie K. Pope (Senior Counsel) admitted to bar, 1998, New York. Education: Brigham Young University (B.S. in Business Management, cum laude, 1994); Cornell University (J.D., 1997).
Julie K. Pope is Senior Counsel in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP’s New York office and focuses her practice on transactional litigation. Practice Areas: Business; Finance.Email: Julie K. Pope
Prior to joining Faruqi & Faruqi, Ms. Pope was an associate in the Asset Finance Group at Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP and the Asset Finance Department at Linklaters. Ms. Pope represented corporate and government entities in the roles of lessee, head lessor, lender, payment undertaker, equity strip collateral provider and financial guaranty insurance policy provider in a variety of leasing transactions involving assets such as aircraft, light rail vehicles, rail equipment and qualified technological equipment. Ms. Pope drafted, reviewed and negotiated participation agreements, equipment leases, loan and security agreements, payment undertaking agreements, financial guaranty insurance policies, opinion letters and other documents to implement unique and complex leveraged leasing transactions.
Ms. Pope graduated from Brigham Young University (B.S., Business Management, 1994) and Cornell Law School (J.D., Concentration in Business Law and Regulation, Specialization in International Legal Affairs, 1997). While attending Cornell Law School, Ms. Pope was an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and a member of the 1997 Atlantic Regional Championship moot court team in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Ms. Pope is licensed to practice law in New York.