Legal Superstar: Alston & Bird’s Oscar Persons

Law360 (May 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Having litigated class action securities cases since the 1970s, Alston & Bird partner Oscar Persons has observed many changes to the securities litigation landscape over the years, a vantage point that no doubt contributed to his recent success in a landmark case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

In a setback for plaintiffs attorneys in major securities fraud lawsuits, Persons, along with fellow Alson & Bird partner Susan Hurd, successfully litigated a precedent-setting case that further protects vendors and customers from being...
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