September 25, 2007
BLB&G Senior Partner Max Berger participated in "The Mediation of Securities Class Action Suits," a panel discussion organized by JAMS. The event was hosted by Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and was held on September 25th, 2007, in New York City.
A featured panelist, Mr. Berger discussed the role of mediation and the opportunities and challenges it presents, the role of lead plaintiffs and insurers, effective approaches in presenting arguments in mediation, and end-game scenarios.
Mr. Berger has litigated many of the firm's most high profile and significant cases, five of which resulted in the largest securities fraud recoveries in history. These recoveries include the $6.15 billion settlement of In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation; the $3.2 billion settlement of In re Cendant Corporation Securities Litigation; the $1.3 billion recovery in In re Nortel Networks Corporation Securities Litigation; the $1.03 billion partial settlement of In re McKesson HBOC, Inc. Securities Litigation; and the over $600 million investor recovery in In re Lucent Technologies, Inc. Securities Litigation.