Jonathan Uslaner Named Among Daily Journal’s Top 40 Under 40
May 18, 2016
The Daily Journal has named BLB&G Partner Jonathan Uslaner among its "Top 40 Under 40" legal professionals in the state of California.
The publication highlights Mr. Uslaner’s impressive career achievements as a securities litigator, having recovered over $3 billion for investors in securities class actions against major financial institutions and Wall Street banks. Specifically, the profile discusses his role in recovering over $2.43 in In re Bank of America Securities litigation, and his pivotal role in prosecuting Cambridge Place Investment Management Inc. v. Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. – a mortgage fraud case against over a dozen financial institutions that settled for undisclosed terms. The Daily Journal also praises Mr. Uslaner for securing a $219 million settlement from Genworth Financial, Inc. for understating its insurance reserves, acknowledging his involvement in every aspect of the litigation.
In his profile, Mr. Uslaner describes his work in securities litigation as a “fascinating field.” According to him, “Corporate actors seem to develop new ways to commit fraud, so it keeps the practice entertaining and it keeps the field developing and the nature of the cases evolving.”
Mr. Uslaner also credits BLB&G for advancing his career, not only for its “open door policy” allowing him to working directly with seasoned litigators, but also for its encouragement of “relatively junior partners to stay on top of all cutting-edge legal issues.”