Bernstein, Labaton Named Lead Attys In Facebook IPO Row

Law360, New York (December 6, 2012, 11:09 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday named Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP and Labaton Sucharow LLP as lead attorneys for the plaintiffs in the litigation against Facebook over its botched IPO.

U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet named the lead counsel and consolidated the securities cases for pretrial proceedings. The Institutional Investor Group will be the lead plaintiff in the securities suits, according to the order.

Attorneys at Bernstein Litowitz, Labaton Sucharow and an attorney for Facebook could not immediately be reached for comment late...
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