By Martin Bricketto (January 5, 2016, 9:24 PM EST) -- Mammoth settlements in mortgage-backed securities litigation, including settlements of $335 million for investors in securities from Residential Accredit Loans Inc. and a $500 million class action settlement with JPMorgan Chase, have earned Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC a place among Law360's Class Action Groups of the Year.
Among the country's most feared plaintiffs' firms, Cohen Milstein targets conduct that appears abusive or fraudulent on its face and is particular about the cases it tackles, but class action work remains a risky area of practice, according to Steven J. Toll, the firm's managing partner.
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