Susman Godfrey LLP has deployed its thorough understanding of strategy and tactics on both sides of the docket, well-considered efficiency in filings and arguments, and top flight talent to secure some huge wins over the past year, earning a spot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
A roster stacked with talent and a fearless management philosophy founded on a willingness to take any case to trial have propelled Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP to one blockbuster recovery after another and landed them a spot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP has snagged billion-dollar wins for clients such as the Federal Housing Finance Agency and MBIA Insurance Corp. against banking giants, earning it both a reputation as a powerhouse in post-financial collapse litigation and a spot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Helping to secure potentially the largest civil class action settlement in U.S. history in litigation over the Deepwater Horizon disaster was just one of a number of significant recent victories achieved by Motley Rice LLC, helping it earn a spot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Versata Software Inc.'s initial loss of its $139 million award from business software giant SAP America Inc. in a patent dispute could have rattled any of its attorneys, but the team at McKool Smith PC saw to it that the firm eventually scored a much larger $391 million bounty, niftily applying SAP's own royalty calculations to Versata's advantage in a play befitting of one of Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP's diverse caseload, which tackles suits ranging from securities to employment matters, coupled with its willingness to litigate cases both large and small in equal measure have secured the firm a slot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Labaton Sucharow LLP's ability to identify strong claims without relying on government regulators' legwork, its knack for building hard-to-dismiss cases through painstaking investigations and its recoveries last year of over a billion dollars for clients in securities fraud litigation have landed the firm on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Powered by a hard-hitting securities practice that took in nearly a billion dollars for its clients last year, Kirby McInerney LLP has recently racked up an impressive series of wins, including the landmark $590 million settlement of a securities class action targeting Citigroup Inc., earning it a spot on Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms list.
Over the last decade and a half, Grant & Eisenhofer PA has grown into one of the most high-profile shareholder and whistleblower advocates in the country, securing record-high cash settlements and earning a spot among Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.
In the past two years, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC has proven a formidable foe for defense teams, securing more than $1 billion for plaintiffs in antitrust and mortgage-backed securities class actions, victories that have landed the firm a spot among Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.
Over the past two years, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP has recovered more than $6 billion for its clients, including the three largest settlements tied to the subprime mortgage meltdown and credit crisis, cementing its spot among Law360's Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.
Amid fierce competition in the plaintiffs bar, 11 firms have stood above the rest in recent years by launching headline-grabbing suits, winning landmark decisions and brokering mammoth settlements, earning them a spot on Law360's inaugural list of Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.