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Harold Berger Named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania
Harold Berger was named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania.
Berger Montague Attorneys Jon Lambiras and Lane Vines Present Securities Fraud Class Action CLE to Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
On February 6, 2018, Berger Montague attorneys Jon Lambiras and Lane Vines presented a 2-hour CLE to the Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. It was attended by approximately 60 attorneys, CPAs, and fraud investigators.
Berger Montague is pleased to announce that on December 29, 2017, affiliates of American Gypsum Co., National Gypsum Co., and PABCO Building Products LLC agreed to pay a class of drywall direct purchasers $125 million to settle price-fixing allegations. This latest settlement brings the total amount of settlements for the class to $190.7 million.
Berger Montague Names Sherrie R. Savett the Firm’s First Chairwoman, Promotes Two Attorneys to Shareholder
Berger Montague has selected Sherrie R. Savett to serve as Chairwoman of the firm in 2018. Ms. Savett is the first woman to hold the chair position in Berger Montague’s 48-year history. The firm also promoted two attorneys, Ellen T. Noteware and Caitlin G. Coslett, to shareholder status.
INVESTOR ALERT: Berger Montague Announces Investigation of Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC, Woodbridge Structured Funding, LLC, RS Protection Trust, WMF Management, LLC and Robert H. Shapiro
Berger Montague, has announced an investigation into an alleged $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by Robert H. Shapiro through Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC, Woodbridge Structured Funding, LLC, RS Protection Trust and WMF Management, LLC. According to the SEC, Shapiro operated Woodbridge Group of Companies as a Ponzi scheme bilking investors out of as much as $1.2 billion.
Aetna announced yesterday that it is now offering emergency relief for individuals harmed by Aetna’s mailing in July 2017 that disclosed information about HIV/AIDS medication through a large transparent window on the envelope.
Berger Montague and Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. File Class Action Lawsuits Against Experian and TransUnion Over Inaccurate Tax Lien Reporting
The complaints allege that Experian and TransUnion, two of the “big three” U.S. consumer reporting agencies, willfully violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by reporting tax liens that were already paid and failing to follow reasonable procedures to ensure that the tax lien information they reported was as accurate as possible.