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Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP

According to the National Law Journal's 2017 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has 164 attorneys and is ranked 243rd in the United States.  Read More ›

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  • New York Law Journal | In Brief

    Former Assistant Attorney General Desiree Cummings Joins Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd as Of Counsel

    January 16, 2020

    And other announcements of recent hirings and promotions of New York attorneys.

  • The American Lawyer | News

    More Defections From Boies Schiller as Several Attorneys Leave to Launch New Boutique

    January 15, 2020

    The new 15-attorney spinoff comes just a week after three other Boies Schiller Flexner partners based in Miami announced the formation of their own boutique firm.

  • The Mid Market Report | News

    Midsize Moves: From Public Service to Private Practice

    January 15, 2020

    Chiesa Shahinian adds a former city solicitor in New Jersey, Robbins Geller adds a former assistant attorney general in New York, and other midsize moves.

  • Morrison v. Berry

    Publication Date: 2020-01-15
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance
    Industry: Food and Beverage | Investments and Investment Advisory | Retail
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander, Jeffrey M. Gorris and Christopher P. Quinn, Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Randall J. Baron and Christopher H. Lyons, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Diego, CA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Rudolf Koch, Matthew D. Perri and John M. O’Toole, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Adam L. Sisitsky, Lavinia M. Weizel, Robert I. Bodian and Scott A. Rader, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., New York, NY and Boston, MA for independent director defendants. William B. Chandler III, Bradley D. Sorrels, Lindsay K. Faccenda and Daniyal M. Iqbal, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., Wilmington, DE for defendant Duggan. Patricia L. Enerio, Jamie L. Brown and Gillian L. Andrews, Heyman Enerio Gattuso & Hirzell LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant Anicetti. Kevin G. Abrams, J. Peter Shindel, Jr. and Matthew L. Miller, Abrams & Bayliss LLP, Wilmington, DE; Matthew A. Schwartz and Joshua S. Levy, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY for J.P. Morgan defendants. William M. Lafferty, S. Mark Hurd, Thomas W. Briggs, Jr., Richard Li and Elizabeth A. Mullin, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Stuart W. Gold and Richard W. Clary, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY for defendant Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Kevin R. Shannon, Matthew F. Davis and Nicholas S. Prust, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jonathan Rosenberg and Abby F. Rudzin, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, New York, NY for Apollo defendants. John L. Reed, Peter H. Kyle and David Clarke, Jr., DLA Piper LLP, Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC for Berry defendants.

    Case Number: D68842

    The court granted defendant directors' motions to dismiss.

  • Daily Report Online | News

    Atlanta Saw a Plethora of Local Firms Close, While New Ones Launched in 2019

    December 27, 2019

    Meanwhile, national firms Shook Hardy & Bacon and Akerman entered Atlanta and snapped up local talent.

  • | Analysis

    Robbins Geller and Simpson Thacher Hammer Out $1.2B Valeant Settlement

    December 17, 2019

    Plaintiffs alleged the company now known as Bausch Health had "formed a secret network of so-called specialty pharmacies to artificially inflate the sale of Valeant drugs using a variety of fraudulent practices."

  • Litigation Daily | Commentary

    Daily Dicta: Robbins Geller; Simpson Thacher Hammer Out $1.2B Valeant Settlement

    December 17, 2019

    "Resolving this action enables Bausch Health to close the door on one of the more meaningful and unpredictable liabilities associated with the legacy Valeant era," said the company's CEO.

  • National Law Journal

    Announcing the 2020 Elite Trial Lawyers Finalists

    November 19, 2019

    ALM launches a new partnership with The National Trial Lawyers to honor firms achieving results for plaintiffs in cutting-edge matters.  

  • Litigation Daily | Commentary

    Daily Dicta: Latham Leads With First-Chair Women Litigators

    November 07, 2019

    I spent yesterday evening—as I do every Wednesday evening—reviewing nominations for Litigator of the Week. The weekly contest is an inexact…

  • Donnelly v. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-06
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Peter B. Andrews, Craig J. Springer, and David M. Sborz, Andrews & Springer LLC, Wilmington DE; Randall J. Baron, David. T. Wissbroecker, Christopher H. Lyons, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Diego, CA and Nashville, TN for plaintiff.
    for defendant: David E. Ross and S. Michael Sirkin, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE; Peter L. Welsh, Christian Reigstad, and Mary Zhou, Ropes & Gray LLP, New York NY for defendant.

    Case Number: D68759

    Stockholder demonstrated entitlement to a Section 220 inspection by alleging facts sufficient to raise an inference that company used their control position to extract a unique benefit from the merger to support stockholder's claim of breach of fiduciary duties.