November 14, 2012
BLB&G partner Max Berger participated as a speaker in a closed meeting of the Securities Litigation Committee of the City Bar Association, which was held on Wednesday November 14, 2012 in New York City. Mr. Berger and the committee - comprised of plaintiffs' and defendants' attorneys, in-house counsel from financial and accounting firms, members of the academia and institutional investors - discussed current trends affecting the securities litigation landscape with committee members,
As the founding partner of BLB&G, Mr. Berger supervises the firm's litigation practice and prosecutes class and individual actions on behalf of the firm's clients. He has litigated many of the firm's most high-profile and significant cases, and has negotiated six of the largest securities fraud settlements in history, each in excess of a billion dollars: Cendant ($3.3 billion); Citigroup–WorldCom ($2.575 billion); Bank of America/Merrill Lynch ($2.425 billion); JPMorgan Chase–WorldCom ($2 billion); Nortel ($1.3 billion); and McKesson ($1.04 billion).