Lead Counsel Named In JPMorgan ARS Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fresh off consolidating several securities fraud suits against JPMorgan Chase & Co., a federal judge has appointed the lead counsel and liaison counsel to lead the plaintiffs' charge in litigation over the investment giant's auction rate securities.

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman approved lead plaintiff Assif Group's request to have Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP serve as lead counsel in the case and Seeger Weiss LLP to fill the position of liaison counsel.

While the order was straightforward, Judge Berman did remove some language previously...
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