Securities Fraud Litigation

Block & Leviton represents shareholders that have been defrauded into making investments in both domestic and foreign-traded companies. Through its securities litigation practice, the attorneys at Block & Leviton seek to recovery money lost by investors due to fraud. Block & Leviton lawyers have recovered billions for investors.

Experience leading securities fraud class actions.

  • In re BP plc Securities Litigation, No. 10-md-2185 (S.D. Tex.) (counsel to the Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System)
  • In re Swisher Hygiene, Inc. Sec. and Deriv. Litig., No. 3:12-md-2384-GCM (W.D.N.C.) (obtained a $5.5 million settlement, or 30% of total recoverable damaegs, which the court called "extremely impressive")
  • In re EZCORP, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 1:15-cv-00608 (W.D. Tex.) (appointed co-lead counsel)
  • In re Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 5:19-cv-00522-J (W.D. Okla.) (appointed lead counsel)
  • Snap Securities Cases (Cal. Sup. Ct.) (preliminary approval pending)
  • In re Tezos Securities Litigation, No. 3:17-cv-06779-RS (N.D. Cal.) (appointed co-lead counsel; $25 million settlement awaiting final approval)
  • In re Lyft Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 4:19-cv-2690 (N.D. Cal.) (appointed co-lead counsel)

Experience obtaining significant investor recoveries.

Block & Leviton's attorneys have extensive experience representing shareholders in both individual and class actions, and have obtained significant recoveries on behalf of defrauded investors, including:

  • Xerox Corp.($750 million settlement)
  • Marsh & McLennan Cos. ($400 million recovery)
  • Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products ($180 million recovery)
  • Cisco Systems($99 million recovery)
  • Philip Services Corp. ($79.5 million recovery)
  • Cardinal Health ($600 million settlement)
  • Bristol Myers Squibb ($300 million recovery)
  • Symbol Technologies ($103 million recovery)
  • The Boeing Co. ($92.5 million settlement)
  • VeriSign, Inc. ($78 million settlement)

Institutional Investors

We provide portfolio monitoring services and securities litigation counsel to a number of public institutions and private clients. Our clients range in size from over $150 billion in assets to under $10 million. Find out more.