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Orenstein Promoted To Partner

Berman Tabacco is pleased to announce that Nathaniel Orenstein has been promoted to the position of partner. The promotion recognizes the important contributions Nathaniel has made to the firm's success in prosecuting complex securities and antitrust cases.

Supreme Court Update

Last month, we previewed what looked to be a momentous term for the Supreme Court, highlighting three cases in particular. Recently, the Court granted permission for the Solicitor General to participate in oral argument in two of those cases: the whistleblower case Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, and the Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities Act") case Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees' Retirement Fund.

CFPB Shines a Light on Inequities in Forced Arbitration; Congress Opts to Keep Consumers in the Dark

Massive corporate scandals have become all too familiar in America's finance industry. Wells Fargo and Equifax offer two prominent examples that are still seared in our collective memories.

Strength in Numbers – A Full Supreme Court Begins a Momentous Term

The kids are back in school and the Supreme Court is back in session. When Justice Ginsburg described the fall term as momentous, she was most likely referring to the blockbuster cases that will shape American life from the ballot box to the bake shop. The Court will hear argument on political gerrymandering, workers' rights, digital privacy, and whether a cakemaker can legally refuse to serve gay couples in the name of religious freedom.

Sotomayor Cheers On Yankees From The “Judge’s Chamber”

You can take the kid out of the Bronx, but you can't take the Bronx out of the kid. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made headlines recently when she attended a Red Sox/Yankees game to support her beloved Yankees and their breakout star, Aaron Judge.

Berman Tabacco In The News

McGrath Confirmed as Treasurer of Federal Bar Association For Northern District of California

Berman Tabacco is pleased to announce that San Francisco attorney Sarah Khorasanee McGrath has been confirmed as the Treasurer for the Federal Bar Association, Northern District of California.

Kathy Becker Named BASF Paralegal of the Year

Berman Tabacco is delighted to announce the Bar Association of San Francisco named Senior Paralegal Kathy Becker Paralegal of the Year.

Patrick Egan and Steven Groopman Present On Pharmacy Benefit Managers Litigation

Patrick Egan and Steven Groopman, attorneys in the Boston office, recently spoke before the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations about lawsuits targeting Pharmacy Benefit Managers.

Joseph J. Tabacco, Jr. Featured in Angeion Group Leading Litigator Series

San Francisco founding partner, Joseph J. Tabacco, Jr., was recently interviewed by the Angeion Group—a nationally recognized settlement administration company—for its Leading Litigator video series.

Todd Seaver Participates in Antitrust Panel

Todd Seaver, a partner in the San Francisco office, spoke as part of an expert panel of global antitrust practitioners in a live webinar on Thursday, September 28th titled Recent Developments in Antitrust and Competition Law.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Corporate Disputes
"Delaware Corporations Turn to Bylaws, Again, to Discourage Lawsuits" by Norman Berman and Nathaniel Orenstein

Corporate Disputes
"US Supreme Court to Decide Whether Investors Must Take Individual Actions to Preserve Securities Act Claims" by Nicole Lavallee and Jay Eng

The TexPERS Pension Observer
"Supreme Court Hands Investors Victory in Amgen Class Action" by Nicole Lavallee