NEW YORK, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is pleased to announce that Benjamin I. Sachs-Michaels has been named a member of the firm.
Mr. Sachs-Michaels represents plaintiffs in state and federal courts nationwide. His practice focuses on shareholder class and derivative actions on behalf of shareholders and consumers. Mr. Sachs-Michaels' efforts have helped to secure tens of millions of dollars in recoveries on behalf of companies and shareholders. Examples include Bangari v. Lesnik (Illinois Circuit Court, County of Cook) (settlement of claim resulting in payment of $20 million to Career Education Corporation and implementation of extensive corporate governance reform), and In re Diamond Foods, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, (California Superior Court, County of San Francisco) ($10.4 million in monetary relief including a $5.4 million claw back of executive compensation and significant corporate governance reform).
Mr. Sachs-Michaels has been an associate of the firm since 2011 when he graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Sachs-Michaels served as a judicial intern to Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and was a member of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution.
About Harwood Feffer LLP
Harwood Feffer specializes in complex, multi-party litigation with an emphasis on securities class actions, shareholder class and derivative actions, ERISA litigation, and consumer protection. The Firm is acknowledged by courts and by its peers to be one of the leaders in the plaintiffs' shareholder advocacy bar. In this regard, the Firm has developed new law in the areas of tender offers, fiduciary duty of corporate insiders to public shareholders in mergers and takeovers, and general principles of required disclosure to shareholders and institutional investors in public companies.
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