About the Firm



Benchmark Litigation has recently ranked Berman Tabacco as a "Top Ten Plaintiffs' Firm" for its work "on behalf of individuals and institutions who have suffered financial harm due to violations of securities or antitrust laws," and as "Highly Recommended 2017"—the sixth time the firm has received such ranking from Benchmark Litigation.

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The Legal 500 also recently ranked the Firm as "recommended" in securities litigation in its 2017 U.S. edition (as well as ranking seven of the firm's attorneys in the same category). The Firm was also recognized by in Chambers USA 2017 as a leading securities litigation firm. 


Additionally, according to ISS Securities Class Action Services "Top 50 for 2015" report, Berman Tabacco was one of only six firms that recovered more than half-a-billion dollars for investors in 2015. ISS's report "lists the top 50 plaintiffs' law firms ranked by the total dollar value of the final class action settlements occurring in 2015 in which the law firm served as lead or co-lead counsel."  ISS SCAS similarly ranked the firm among the few that obtained over half a billion in settlements in 2004 and 2009. Berman Tabacco has also been among the top-ranked firms in terms of average settlement size. ISS SCAS ranked Berman Tabacco 3rd in terms of settlement averages for class actions in 2009 and 2010, and 4th in 2004. (ISS SCAS ceased rankings according to average settlement sizes in 2012.)

The Firm was also selected as a finalist for the 2015 list of America's Elite Trial Lawyers by The National Law Journal and in the mortgage-backed securities category.

Firm attorneys have been honored for their excellence by numerous groups, including:

  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Chambers USA
  • The Legal 500 U.S.
  • Daily Journal
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers
  • Who's Who Legal