Court Joins 3 Google Investor Suits Over Illegal Drug Ads

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A California federal court on Monday consolidated three shareholder suits against directors of Google Inc. over the company's $500 million payment to the U.S. government to settle criminal charges that its advertising service facilitated illegal imports of prescription drugs.

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, Robbins Umeda LLP and Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP will serve as lead counsel for the consolidated plaintiffs. Google did not object to the consolidation or counsel.

The three actions were all filed Aug. 29, five days after the U.S....
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