Securities Attorney Elaine S. Kusel Joins Kurtzman Carson Consultants Class Action Services

Jun 02, 2010, 15:19 ET from Kurtzman Carson Consultants

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), a Computershare company and a class action settlement administrator, today announced that Elaine S. Kusel has joined the company as Director, Class Action Services in its New York office. Kusel brings more than 16-years experience as a litigator and former equity partner of Milberg, Weiss Bershad & Schulman. In her new role, Kusel will support the company's growth initiatives as a securities industry expert and member of the business development team, as well as contribute her professional experience to key class action client engagements.

"The addition of Elaine Kusel exemplifies our commitment to offer professional-level, value-added class action administration services," said Michael Frishberg, KCC's Vice President, Business Development. "Her experience in litigating class action matters strengthens KCC's ability to formulate solutions that alleviate the increasing administrative burdens that legal professionals face today."

While at Milberg, Kusel represented clients in various litigation matters including federal securities and consumer fraud actions. As co-lead counsel, she played a prominent role in the Lucent Technologies, Inc. Securities Litigation. Prior to joining Milberg Weiss, Elaine spent eight years working in the U.S. House of Representatives serving as Legislative Director and Counsel to a Member of Congress who served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Kusel received Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University, a Juris Doctorate from George Washington University Law School and is admitted to practice in New York State, the Southern District of New York and before the Second Circuit.

About KCC

Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC (KCC), a Computershare company, provides administrative-support services that help legal professionals realize time and cost efficiencies. With an integrated suite of corporate restructuring, class action and legal document management solutions, KCC alleviates the administrative challenges of today's legal processes and procedures. KCC has gained client and industry recognition for its industry expertise, professional-level client service and proprietary technologies.

About Computershare Limited (CPU)

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust services, tax voucher solutions, bankruptcy administration and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.

Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in data management, high volume transaction processing, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organizations use these core competencies to help maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors, members and customers.

Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 10,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

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