Mr. Stickney is currently responsible for a number of the firm’s prominent cases, including litigation involving Lehman Brothers Holding Inc.; Morgan Stanley; Merrill Lynch; Goldman Sachs; Bear Stearns; JP Morgan; Sunpower Corp., and others. He has prosecuted and, together with his partners, successfully resolved a number of the firm's significant cases. Among such cases are In re McKesson Sec. Litig., which settled before trial for a total of $1.023 billion, the largest settlement amount in history for any securities class action within the Ninth Circuit; In re Lehman Brothers Debt/Equity Sec. Litig., which partially settled for $516 million; Public Employees Ret. Sys. of Mississippi vs. Merrill Lynch & Co., recovering $325 million; Wyatt v. El Paso Corp., which settled for $285 million; BFA Liquidation Trust v. Arthur Andersen LLP, which settled during trial for $217 million; In re Wells Fargo Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate Litig., which settled for $125 million; Atlas v. Accredited Home Lenders Holding Company; In re Connetics Inc.; In re Stone Energy Corp.; In re WSB Financial Group Sec. Litig.; In re Dura Pharmaceuticals Inc. Sec. Litig.; In re EMAC Sec. Litig., and additional cases.
Mr. Stickney lectures on securities litigation and shareholder matters for seminars and programs sponsored by professional organizations. He has also authored and co-authored several articles concerning securities litigation and class actions. He was recognized in 2008-2012 as a Super Lawyer in San Diego Super Lawyers and in the Corporate Counsel edition of Super Lawyers (published by Law and Politics). He was also named as a "Litigation Star" and a “Rising Star” in Benchmark - The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, one of only 40 attorneys selected to this list in California.
During 1996-1997, Mr. Stickney served as law clerk to the Honorable Bailey Brown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.